Soybeans: Scientists Work to Get Handle on Taproot Decline Oct 11, 2021

🕔Oct 11, 2021
A monster that lives by eating the dead is hiding underground, and it has developed a taste for soybeans. For the past two years, Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station researchers have […]

Florida Cotton: Production Issues in the Western Panhandle Oct 6, 2021

🕔Oct 6, 2021
The 2021 growing season has not been a good one for cotton producers in the Western Panhandle of Florida.  An overabundance of rain, lack of sunshine, and poor overall conditions […]

Midwest Corn: 5 Takeaways for Dealing with Tar Spot Sep 29, 2021

🕔Sep 29, 2021
If you want to know what dominated Jim Donnelly’s summer, just take a peek at his phone. “I’ve got more pictures of tar spot on my phone than I do […]

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 Corn: Tar Spot Confirmed in State Sep 25, 2021

🕔Sep 25, 2021
Tar spot on corn was confirmed by the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (PDDL) in Princeton, Kentucky last week. Corn samples submitted by Curt Judy, Todd County Extension […]

Michigan Corn: Southern Rust Disease Moving into State Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
What is southern rust? Southern rust is a foliar disease of corn caused by the fungus Puccinia polysora. The spores of the fungus are carried north by wind currents from tropical […]

Michigan Soybeans: Fungicide Resistance in Frogeye Leaf Spot Sep 20, 2021

🕔Sep 20, 2021
Frogeye leaf spot, caused by the fungus Cercospora sojina, can be found in soybean fields particularly in southern Michigan. Historically, this disease has been more commonly found in the southern U.S., […]

Iowa Corn: End of Season Thoughts – Stalk Rot, Ear Rot, Tar Spot Sep 16, 2021

🕔Sep 16, 2021
As the 2021 growing season comes to a close, what should you be thinking about in terms of corn disease and how that might impact your harvest plans? Crown and […]

Alabama Cotton, Peanuts: Late Season Disease Considerations Sep 16, 2021

🕔Sep 16, 2021
As cotton and peanut producers begin to plan their defoliation and digging dates, diseases continue to be active in Alabama. In peanuts, early and late spots and white mold continue […]

Ohio Corn: Foliar Diseases May Affect Stalk Strength and Quality Sep 14, 2021

🕔Sep 14, 2021
Causes of Stalk Rot Several factors may contribute to stalk rot, including extreme weather conditions, inadequate fertilization, problems with nutrient uptake, insects, and diseases. This year, the combined effects of […]

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