Corn, Soybeans: Field Crop Disease Loss Calculator Available Online Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019The Crop Protection Network (CPN) recently launched its new “Field Crop Disease Loss Calculator” research tool, complete with years of historical data for estimated losses caused by disease in corn […]

Minnesota Corn: What to Know About Tar Spot – Podcast Nov 11, 2019

🕔Nov 11, 2019In this installment of the Gopher Coffee Shop podcast, Extension educators Ryan Miller and Brad Carlson sit down with Dean Malvick, Extension plant pathologist with the Department of Plant Pathology, […]

Georgia Pecans: New Tools Help Protect Against Fungicide-Resistant Scab Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019To protect against scab disease resistance, Georgia pecan farmers now have a new fungicide in their arsenal, according to University of Georgia plant pathologist Tim Brenneman. Miravis, which is already […]

Harvest Not the Time for Disease Diagnostics Oct 31, 2019

🕔Oct 31, 2019It happens every year. A field is about to be harvested and something is awry.  Perhaps the plants are lodged, ears are poorly filled, or pods shrunken.  What happened to […]

Texas: Citrus Greening Quarantine Expands to Brazoria, Galveston Counties Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019The citrus greening quarantine has expanded to Brazoria and Galveston counties, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Citrus greening is one of the most serious citrus plant diseases in the […]

Georgia Peanuts: Tomato Spotted Wilt Virus a Significant Problem in 2019 Oct 21, 2019

🕔Oct 21, 2019University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait cautions Georgia peanut producers in the midst of harvesting this year’s crop that it’s never too early to look ahead to […]

Ohio Corn: Tar Spot – What You Need to Know Oct 17, 2019

🕔Oct 17, 2019Tar Spot, a new disease of corn caused by the fungus Phyllachora maydis, was reported for the first time in Ohio at the end of the 2018 growing season. At that […]

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 […]

Iowa Corn: How Far Has Tar Spot Spread in 2019? Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019Tar spot is the latest new disease of corn to be observed in the U.S. The disease was first observed in Indiana in 2015. In 2016, it was found in […]

Texas: Hemp Disease Prognosis Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019There is intense interest in growing hemp (Cannabis sativus) commercially in Texas. Along with considerations of applying the best agronomic approaches for growing it, there is a need to consider […]

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