Iowa Corn: Tar Spot Found in 12 Counties

🕔Sep 25, 2018Cases of tar spot in corn have been reported over recent weeks in 12 Iowa counties. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach plant pathologists have been able to confirm the presence […]

Oklahoma Soybeans: Septoria Brown Spot, Cercospora Blight, Charcoal Rot

🕔Sep 24, 2018Recent rainy and humid weather has favored the development of foliar diseases in soybeans. Both Septoria brown spot and Cercospora blight are widespread this year. These are typically called end-of […]

Peanut Collapse: Extension Teams Up to Solve the Mystery

🕔Sep 24, 2018In 2017, peanut growers of the Panhandle and North Central regions in Florida, and many areas in Georgia faced a number of issues. In addition to high disease, insect pests, […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Late-Season Diseases – Podcast

🕔Sep 20, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center, sit down with Dr. Tom Allen to […]

North Carolina Soybeans: 10 Considerations Following Hurricane Florence

🕔Sep 20, 2018Hurricane Florence has caused catastrophic damage across parts of North Carolina primarily from flooding but also from wind damage. The impacts of this damage on the soybean crop will vary […]

Midwest Corn: Tar Spot Update – Video

🕔Sep 19, 2018Tarspot in corn continues to be the hot topic in our field crops this season.  I put together a brief update on what we know based on this seasons observations. […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Taproot Decline – A New Disease to Deal With

🕔Sep 17, 2018Taproot decline (TRD) is a new disease to us in Tennessee and other states in the Southeast. A member of the genus (Xylaria) was first isolated from soybean in Ethiopia […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Scouting for White Mold

🕔Sep 13, 2018While not as widespread as in 2016, white mold of soybean is causing problems in several fields and has been seen in fields in the northern parts of Pennsylvania. We […]

Iowa Corn: Tar Spot Samples Needed for Research

🕔Sep 12, 2018The University of Illinois, Urbana, is seeking assistance from its friendly neighbor to the west, the corn-state of Iowa, in locating samples of tar spot in corn. This is part […]

Texas Cotton: New Race of Fusarium Wilt – How to Limit Spreading

🕔Sep 12, 2018During the summer of 2017, a new race of the Fusarium wilt fungus (Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum)  infecting cotton was confirmed in many fields in El Paso and Hudspeth […]

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