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Arkansas: Soybean Rust Confirmed in Southeastern Counties

Arkansas: Soybean Rust Confirmed in Southeastern Counties

👤By Terry Spurlock, University of Arkansas Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Sep 13, 2017

Soybean rust was confirmed in Ashley (33.249093°, -91.846713°) and Lincoln (34.077432°, -91.832217°) counties last week.  Fields were R6 and R5.5, respectively.  Only trace amounts were observed in the field in Lincoln County, but the field in Ashley County had quite

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Kentucky Soybeans: Be on Lookout for Soybean Rust in Late Maturing Fields

Kentucky Soybeans: Be on Lookout for Soybean Rust in Late Maturing Fields

👤By Carl Bradley, University of Kentucky Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Sep 13, 2017

With soybean rust being observed in late August in Giles County, Tennessee (south-central TN), and with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma potentially carrying and depositing spores of the soybean rust fungus along its path, the detection of soybean rust in Kentucky

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Alabama: Soybean Rust Spreading Across the State

Alabama: Soybean Rust Spreading Across the State

👤By David Reardon, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Aug 31, 2017

After a few weeks of consistently wet weather, soybean rust is making its annual march from the Gulf Coast to north Alabama. Spurred on by wet leaves and strong winds, the fungal disease popped up in 33 of Alabama’s 67

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Soybean Rust Develops ‘Rolling’ Epidemics as Spores Travel North, According to Study

Soybean Rust Develops ‘Rolling’ Epidemics as Spores Travel North, According to Study

👤By Lauren Quinn, University of Illinois 🕔Aug 30, 2017

Although Midwestern soybean growers have yet to experience the brunt of soybean rust, growers in the southern United States are very familiar with the disease. Every year, the fungus slowly moves northward from its winter home in southern Florida and

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Alabama: Soybean Rust Spreading, Fields Passed R5 Should Be Safe

Alabama: Soybean Rust Spreading, Fields Passed R5 Should Be Safe

👤By Ann Chambliss, Alabama Cooperative Extension 🕔Aug 23, 2017

Soybean rust (SBR) has now been detected in 33 of the 67 counties in the state. The disease has been found in both commercial soybeans and in kudzu patches as far north as Cullman and Morgan counties. If you would

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Mississippi Soybeans: Conditions Conducive for Disease Development

Mississippi Soybeans: Conditions Conducive for Disease Development

👤By Tom Allen and Trent Irby, Mississippi State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 21, 2017

When the environment remains conducive for an extended period of time, aerial web blight can be one of the most devastating diseases. Cercospora blight, soybean rust, and target spot are also showing up in fields.

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Alabama: Soybean Rust Founds in 9 Counties This Week

Alabama: Soybean Rust Founds in 9 Counties This Week

👤By Ed Sikora, Alabama Cooperative Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Aug 11, 2017

Soybean rust was detected in Houston, Dale, Autauga, Elmore, Butler, Conecuh, Escambia, Clarke and Marengo counties this week. The disease was found in soybean research plots in Autauga and Elmore counties and on kudzu in the other locations. Soybean rust

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Mississippi: Soybean Rust Management Considerations

Mississippi: Soybean Rust Management Considerations

👤By Tom Allen and Trent Irby, Mississippi State University Extension Specialists 🕔Aug 7, 2017

Managing soybean rust can be accomplished with a carefully timed fungicide application based on the amount of disease in the field and not the particular growth stage of the plants; however, that remains a confusing topic.

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Kentucky Soybeans: Foliar Disease Considerations

Kentucky Soybeans: Foliar Disease Considerations

👤By Carl Bradley and Kiersten Wise, University of Kentucky Extension Plant Pathologists 🕔Aug 2, 2017

It’s the time of the year in which symptoms of some foliar soybean diseases are becoming apparent. Variety susceptibility, field history, and weather conditions all play a role in the incidence and severity of foliar diseases of soybean, so scouting

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Mississippi Soybeans: Conditions Conducive for Frogeye Leaf Spot

Mississippi Soybeans: Conditions Conducive for Frogeye Leaf Spot

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Jul 24, 2017

The early-planted soybean crop has been observed to contain little-to-no frogeye. However, over the past two weeks, frogeye has increased in some field situations due to the conducive environment and heavy dews in some geographies.

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