Kentucky Soybeans: Septoria Brown Spot and Phyllosticta Leaf Spot Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
As the rains fall, environmental conditions become favorable for leaf diseases of soybean.  Currently, there are a couple of foliar diseases of soybean that can be observed in fields in […]

Kentucky Wheat: Head Scab – To Spray or Not to Spray? May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
Many wheat producers in the state have already sprayed a fungicide to help protect against Fusarium head blight (scab).  However, some fields in the state were just nearing the beginning […]

Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Management of Fusarium Head Blight Apr 22, 2020

🕔Apr 22, 2020
When wheat heads begin to flower, it is a critical time, as wheat becomes susceptible to infection by Fusarium graminearum, the causal agent of Fusarium head blight (FHB; also known as […]

Kentucky: Soybean Cyst Nematode Management Starts with Soil Sampling Apr 15, 2020

🕔Apr 15, 2020
Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) causes greater annual yield losses in Kentucky than any other pathogen of soybean.  The last time a formal survey was conducted by the University of Kentucky […]

Soybeans: Southern, Midwest Researchers Grapple With Frogeye Challenges – DTN Feb 7, 2020

🕔Feb 7, 2020
How common is fungicide-resistant frogeye leaf spot? So common that susceptible strains of the pathogen are now extremely hard to find. “It’s almost like they’re going extinct,” said Carl Bradley, […]

Kentucky: Soybean Cyst Nematode Management Starts with Soil Sampling Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019
The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) causes greater annual yield losses in Kentucky than any other pathogen of soybean.  The last time a formal survey was conducted by the University of […]

Kentucky Wheat: Selecting the Right Varieties Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019
Kentucky wheat producers have a critical decision to make at this time of year: choosing the wheat varieties that they will plant this fall. Year to year climate variability means […]

Missouri Corn: Southern Rust Confirmed In Upper Midsouth Jul 22, 2019

🕔Jul 22, 2019
Southern rust has been detected in southeast Missouri. University of Missouri State Extension Plant Pathologist Kaitlyn Bissonnette indicated that southern rust was first confirmed last week in Pemiscot County in […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Foliar Fungicide Considerations Jul 17, 2019

🕔Jul 17, 2019
Many soybean fields in Kentucky are approaching the R3 (beginning pod) developmental stage, which generally is a time to consider an application of a foliar fungicide to protect against foliar […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Frogeye vs. Phyllosticta Leaf Spot Jun 20, 2019

🕔Jun 20, 2019
Phyllosticta leaf spot of soybean has been observed in a few fields in western Kentucky recently.  Although the economic risk of this disease is very low, its symptoms resemble those […]

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