Michigan Corn: Irrigation and Tar Spot – What Happened Last Year? Will It Happen Again?

🕔May 17, 2019Tar spot, a new fungal pathogen first seen in Michigan in Allegan County in 2016, spread like a wildfire across west Michigan in 2018. The disease, which is prevalent in […]

Arkansas Rice: Fungicide Seed Treatments – Pay Attention to Field History

🕔May 17, 2019Field history is a major factor when considering using fungicide seed treatments. If your field has a history of seed rot and seedling diseases (mostly blight and seedling death), it […]

Louisiana Rice: Fungicide Options Available for 2019

🕔May 15, 2019The current list of available fungicides is longer than ever but not all will be readily available nor useful this year. The QoI Strobilurin fungicides (Group 11) Quadris, Equation and […]

Nebraska CropWatch: Corn Seedling Diseases – Podcast

🕔May 14, 2019On this week’s CropWatch podcast, Michael Sindelar talks with Tamra Jackson-Ziems about corn seedling diseases and indicators to watch for in the field. Such early season fungal diseases in corn […]

Rice Blast Study Sheds Light on How Disease Spreads

🕔May 14, 2019Rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe oryzae) is a global food security threat due to its destruction of cultivated rice, the most widely consumed staple food in the world. Disease containment efforts […]

Texas Wheat: Bacterial Streak and Black Chaff

🕔May 13, 2019The bacterium that causes bacterial streak and black chaff disease in wheat and other small grains is Xanthomonas translucens.  In Texas, other species of Xanthomas cause leaf diseases of cotton, tomato and pepper.  […]

Illinois Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk Remains Elevated

🕔May 13, 2019Persistent humid weather and rains over the last 14 days has significantly elevated the risk of Fusarium head blight (FHB)in the south central portion of Illinois.  Symptoms of FHB will start to […]

Tennessee: Seedling Diseases – What Can We Expect This Year? – Podcast

🕔May 10, 2019Dr. Heather Kelly discusses seedling disease symptoms and scouting in our latest Call of the Week.   

Mississippi: 2 Upcoming Agronomic Crop Scout Schools

🕔May 10, 2019Mississippi State University will be hosting 2 scout schools this year. We have transitioned over the years to make these trainings much more diverse than insect pest alone. This year […]

Texas: South Plains Scout School, Muleshoe, May 30

🕔May 10, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold the South Plains Scout School May 30 at the City of Muleshoe Training Facility, 303 S. Main St. in Muleshoe. The Scout […]

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