Kentucky Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight – Fungicide Considerations

🕔May 7, 2018Wheat heads are becoming visible in fields in western Kentucky. Not long after wheat heads emerge, they will begin to flower.  Flowering (anthesis) is a critical time, as wheat becomes susceptible […]

Kentucky Wheat: Be on Lookout for Stripe Rust

🕔Apr 18, 2018Stripe rust (Figure 1) was observed at a very low incidence in wheat research plots at the University of Kentucky Research and Education Center in Princeton (Caldwell County) late last […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Management Tips for Continuous Production

🕔Feb 9, 2018There is a lot of interest this year in second year and even third or more year soybean. If you are thinking about growing continuous soybean this year there are […]

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

🕔Sep 13, 2017With 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 […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Is It Stem Canker…or Something Else?

🕔Aug 30, 2017Several issues in soybean can cause leaf tissue to turn yellow and brown between the veins, while the veins remain green.  These symptoms are known as interveinal chlorosis and necrosis. […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Foliar Disease Considerations

🕔Aug 2, 2017It’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 […]

Kentucky Corn: Southern Rust Confirmed in 5 Counties

🕔Jul 21, 2017Southern rust of corn, caused by the fungus Puccinia polysora, was confirmed by the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (PDDL) this week on samples from Caldwell County and […]

Kentucky Corn: Southern Rust Confirmed in 2 Counties

🕔Jul 19, 2017Southern rust of corn, caused by the fungus Puccinia polysora, was confirmed by the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (PDDL) this week on samples from Caldwell County and […]

Ohio Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Now Active – Fungicide Resistance Test Available

🕔Jul 11, 2017Northern Ohio and North Central Ohio farmers need to focus on Sclerotinia as we move into flowering.  Southern Ohio producers also have something to focus on, scouting for frogeye leaf […]

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