Georgia Pecans: Nut and Kernel Facing Quality Issues Oct 21, 2015
Via Lenny Wells, Extension Pecan Specialist; The most commonly observed problems with nuts around harvest time are vivipary (sprouting), shuck decline, anthracnose, and phytopthora. These separate issues are often associated […]
Kentucky Corn: As Harvest Nears, Watch for Red Flags Aug 17, 2015
Fall harvest is drawing nearer and many growers are optimistic, but there is a very high potential of corn lodging before reaching 13% moisture.
As soybean fields in Tennessee reach reproductive growth stages, scouting for disease is critical to determine how necessary a fungicide application may be in protecting yield from disease. The effect […]
Stalk rots are common and important diseases of corn. This season, growers in the Mid-Atlantic noticed an abundance of foliar anthracnose on their corn. Growers also are likely aware that […]
I’ve had a number of calls this week about various worries and issues as harvest approaches. Most of it has centered around leaf scorching, poor foliage condition and whether or […]
Missouri Soybeans: Managing Late Season Diseases Sep 11, 2014
After a challenging start to the season with numerous reports of damping-off, seedling blights and root rots as well as herbicide injury, the soybean crop finally took off and looked […]
As full season soybeans in Tennessee reach reproductive growth stages, scouting for disease is critical to determine how necessary a fungicide application may be in protecting yield from disease.