Minnesota Corn: Tar Spot Continues to Spread at Low Levels Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019As reported last week in Minnesota Crop News, tar spot of corn was found and confirmed for the first time in Minnesota in late September in southern Fillmore County. This […]

Minnesota Corn: Tar Spot Found for 1st Time in State Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019Tar spot of corn was found for the first time in Minnesota in late September. Based on reports from Iowa and Wisconsin, we suspected the disease could move into Minnesota. […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybean: Late Season Disease Notes Sep 11, 2019

🕔Sep 11, 2019Although it is getting late in this growing season, it is worthwhile to take note of corn and soybean diseases that have developed in fields in Minnesota and the region. […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Managing Hail Damaged Crops Jun 27, 2019

🕔Jun 27, 2019Storms during late last week left crops in an area of southern Minnesota affected by severe hail damage. Especially hard hit were Brown, Redwood, Watonwan, and Martin Counties, where much […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: How Were Diseases in 2018? Nov 5, 2018

🕔Nov 5, 2018This article is a recap of some of the most common and problematic diseases of soybean and corn in Minnesota in 2018. Looking back at diseases that affected crop growth […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Late Summer Disease Management – Podcast Aug 20, 2018

🕔Aug 20, 2018In this week’s podcast we feature Dr. Dean Malvick, University of Minnesota Professor in Plant Pathology. Dr. Malvick is the University of Minnesota Extension Specialist for corn and soybean diseases. […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Farmers Asked for Assistance with Sudden Death Syndrome Samples Aug 17, 2018

🕔Aug 17, 2018We are working to understand the distribution of the fungal pathogen that causes soybean sudden death syndrome (SDS) and root rot of edible bean and alfalfa in Minnesota. Your help […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Evaluating Responses of Foliar Fungicides Jun 19, 2018

🕔Jun 19, 2018Why worry about the disease control benefits of fungicides? Soybean growers and their advisors are faced with a bewildering array of information, from many sources, about products and practices that […]

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