Georgia Corn: Watch for Southern Rust; Management Tips for Late Planted Crops

🕔Jun 28, 2019Southern corn rust is still being found in multiple counties around us now. It could be anywhere, but we have not yet found any in the county. Curvularia leaf spot […]

Texas Blacklands: Wheat Heading Towards Finish; Saturated Soils Affecting Cotton, Corn

🕔May 16, 2019GENERAL: Wheat is turning the last corner and headed for the finish line, with some wheat fields starting to turn last week. Most of the hard-red winter wheat fields in […]

Aflatoxin Protection: Native Fungal Strains Offer Alternative to Commercial Products

🕔Apr 5, 2019The fungus Aspergillus flavus can infect several crops, including corn. Some varieties, or strains, of A. flavus produce aflatoxins. Aflatoxin contamination costs U.S. farmers billions of dollars every year. Worse, aflatoxins are harmful for […]

California Almonds: NOW Management During 1st and 2nd Flights

🕔Mar 29, 2019Navel orangeworm (NOW) is the most serious insect pest for California almonds as it causes both direct damage to the nuts as well as abetting growth of a serious food […]

Iowa Corn: Mycotoxins and Crop Deterioration

🕔Oct 18, 2018Above normal rains in September have slowed field crop dry-down. Coupled with early season drought in South Central and Southeast Iowa and above-average rainfall in the Northwest, there is high […]

Grain Storage: Precautions to Avoid Mold Spoilage

🕔Oct 4, 2018Harvesting of corn and soybean is underway and/or will soon be starting throughout the state. Growers need to be aware of storage mold which can spoil the grain during storage. […]

Corn Harvest: Aflatoxin Shows its “Dirty Face” – DTN

🕔Aug 31, 2018One week in, and the corn harvest in northeastern Oklahoma has already brought bad news.   “Aflatoxin has showed its dirty face,” said Zack Rendel, who farms near Miami, Oklahoma. “We […]

Arkansas Corn: Mobile App Helps Growers Identify Ear Rot, Mycotoxins

🕔Mar 27, 2018“Mycotoxins,” a mobile app developed by the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture can help corn growers spot dangerous mycotoxin issues and learn what to do about them. The […]

Texas: Cottonseed Exposed to Prolonged Rain – The Risk of Elevated Aflatoxin

🕔Oct 2, 2017As a consequence of the sustained, heavy rain from Hurricane Harvey, mature cotton in the field, or exposed cotton in modules or bales that stayed wet, may be at risk […]

Texas Corn: Fumonisin Reports Trigger Emergency Meetings, Sept. 27

🕔Sep 22, 2017Meetings have been scheduled on Sept. 27 in Dimmitt and Dumas to address concerns about the presence of high levels of fumonisin in corn now being harvested in the Texas […]

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