Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Options for Fusarium Head Blight Control Apr 22, 2022

🕔Apr 22, 2022
Wheat fields will soon be at the anthesis stage (Feekes 10.51, “flowering”) in Kentucky.  Anthesis is a critical time, as wheat becomes susceptible to infection by Fusarium graminearum, the causal agent […]

Wheat Webinar: Managing Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) – March 15 Feb 16, 2022

🕔Feb 16, 2022
A free national webinar event focusing on Fusarium head blight (also known as “scab”) of small grain crops, known as “Scabinar”, will be held on March 15, 2022 at 10:00 […]

Soybeans: Back-to-Back Beans Increase SCN Risks – DTN Feb 15, 2022

🕔Feb 15, 2022
Consider soybean cyst nematode (SCN) if you are thinking of planting back-to-back soybeans this spring. The pest already gained momentum in growing areas that experienced warm, dry conditions in 2021, […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Difficulties in Diagnosing Diseases of Mature Plants Oct 21, 2021

🕔Oct 21, 2021
After soybean plants have matured in the field, many organisms begin to grow and colonize these plants.  Rainy weather often promotes growth of and colonization by these organisms. The longer […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Seed Quality Issues Due to Fungal Infections Oct 21, 2021

🕔Oct 21, 2021
Although soybean yields have been pretty good this year so far, the seed quality of harvested soybeans has not been great in some fields.  Seed diseases have been prevalent in […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Red Crown Rot Observed in State Sep 25, 2021

🕔Sep 25, 2021
Last week, signs and symptoms of red crown rot of soybean were observed in a few fields in Graves County, Kentucky by a local agronomist (Clint Gregory with Hutson Ag) […]

Kentucky: Soybean Cyst Nematode Management Starts with Fall, Spring Soil Sampling Sep 16, 2021

🕔Sep 16, 2021
The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) (Figure 1) causes greater annual yield losses in Kentucky than any other pathogen of soybean.  The last time a formal survey was conducted by the […]

Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome Catching Eyes – DTN Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
 Few souls would ever willingly spend their birthday sorting through wilted soybean leaves and splitting sickly stems, but it’s a good thing Daren Mueller is one of them. That’s how […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Foliar Fungicide Considerations Jul 15, 2021

🕔Jul 15, 2021
As soybean fields in Kentucky approach the R3 (beginning pod) developmental stage, it generally is a time to consider an application of a foliar fungicide to protect against foliar diseases.  […]

Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Management Considerations for Fusarium Head Blight Apr 28, 2021

🕔Apr 28, 2021
Wheat fields will soon be at the anthesis stage (Feekes 10.51, “flowering”) in Kentucky.  Anthesis is a critical time, as wheat becomes susceptible to infection by Fusarium graminearum, the causal agent […]

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