Pennsylvania Corn: Ear Rots and Mycotoxins Sep 28, 2018

🕔Sep 28, 2018Excessive rain and concomitant high humidity have been the hallmark for this growing season, and with corn harvest approaching, there are concerns about ear rots and the risk of mycotoxin […]

Ohio Corn: Telling Ear Rots Apart Aug 28, 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018Over the last few weeks, we have received samples with at least four different types of ear rots – Diplodia, Gibberella, Fusarium, and Trichoderma. Of these, Diplodia ear rot seems to […]

Nebraska Corn: Ear Rot Diseases Developing in Some Fields Oct 2, 2017

🕔Oct 2, 2017A few common ear rot diseases have begun to develop in corn fields in various parts of Nebraska. We recommend scouting fields prior to harvest to determine which fields may […]

Corn: Ear and Stalk Diseases Showing Up in Fields Marked by Stress – DTN Sep 14, 2017

🕔Sep 14, 2017Harvest is nearing, but the scouting season is far from over. As the crop dries down, ear and stalk rots are starting to surface in cornfields across the country, plant […]

Nebraska Corn: Scout for Ear and Stalk Disease in High Risk Fields Oct 17, 2016

🕔Oct 17, 2016Ear rot diseases have been observed in some areas of Nebraska and stalk rot diseases are becoming increasingly common. It’s important to scout for stalk rot diseases now to determine […]

Nebraska: Scouting Stalk and Ear Rot Diseases Oct 3, 2016

🕔Oct 3, 2016Stalk rot diseases continue to increase in Nebraska corn fields and ear rot diseases are beginning to develop in some fields. As producers scout for stalk rot diseases to identify […]

Ohio Corn: Diplodia Ear Rot – 6 Common Questions Sep 20, 2016

🕔Sep 20, 2016Over the last two weeks, we have received several samples of corn ears with symptoms typical of Diplodia ear rot. This is one of the most common ear diseases of […]

Missouri Corn: Diplodia and Other Rots Rear Ugly Ears Sep 15, 2016

🕔Sep 15, 2016University of Missouri Extension agronomists are reporting diplodia and other corn ear rot diseases in parts of the state. MU Extension corn specialist Greg Luce says infected corn requires special […]

Kentucky Corn: Ear Rot Concerns Aug 31, 2016

🕔Aug 31, 2016Conditions during July were favorable for infections by a couple of fungi that are known to cause ear rots of corn.  Observations of Diplodia ear rot already have been made […]

Indiana Corn: Scout Fields for Ear Rots Prior to Harvest Aug 27, 2015

🕔Aug 27, 2015Weather conditions were favorable for several different ear rots of corn in Indiana this year. Currently, Diplodia ear rot has been found most frequently in the state, and as we […]

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