Iowa Corn: Evaluating Fungicide Efficacy in 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2019In 2018, we tested various foliar fungicides on corn at six locations in Iowa: ISU Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm (NWRF), Sutherland; Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm (NERF), Nashua; Northern […]

Mississippi Corn: Disease Situation Heating Up

🕔Jun 27, 2018A little longer post than I would like, but things appear to be heating up in the presence of foliar corn diseases in our production system over the past 10 […]

Virginia Wheat: Disease Pressure Fairly Light, Keep Scouting Fields

🕔Apr 20, 2018Currently the wheat crop in Virginia is near flag leaf emergence, and flowering will start within a couple of weeks. As flowering begins, be sure to monitor the FHB risk […]

Texas Plains: Bollworms a Problem in Cotton, Sorghum; Diseases Flourish in Corn

🕔Aug 31, 2017General Status All apologies for this newsletter being late to those who faithfully look to this newsletter for regular pest status updates. In the mud and muck, not to mention […]

Texas Plains: Rains Cause Runaway Cotton, Hardly Hamper Field Pests

🕔Aug 23, 2017General Status Perfectly timed rains are rare in West Texas, especially during peak water use, but when they do come it seems we get too much of a good thing, […]

Texas Plains: Next Few Weeks Critical for Crop Yields

🕔Aug 8, 2017General Status Welcome back to crop crunch time. Planting, early season weed control, early irrigations, fertilizing, everything that our area producers have accomplished up until now has only been the […]

Corn: Midwest Fields Hit by Southern Rust – DTN

🕔Jul 24, 2017Defying its name once again, southern corn rust has invaded Midwestern cornfields earlier than ever — and this time, it arrived in time to do economic damage. “This is the […]

Michigan Corn: Disease Management Decisions

🕔Jul 20, 2017Factors that are likely to increase a return on a foliar fungicide investment include a history of disease, tight rotations, use of a susceptible hybrid, disease pressure at tasseling and […]

Ohio Corn: Southern Rust and Common Rust – How to Tell Them Apart

🕔Jul 18, 2017Ohio corn producers are reporting more rust on corn this year, and are concerned that it might be southern rust, the rarer but more damaging of the two major rust […]

Tennessee Corn: Southern Rust Still Not Confirmed in State

🕔Jun 30, 2017We are scouting fields regularly now and with storms blowing into the state from south and west, a number of corn leaves where Southern rust was suspected have been brought […]

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