Illinois Soybeans: Stem Zone Lines Do Not Indicate Charcoal Rot

🕔Nov 12, 2018Charcoal rot is a disease that we see in years where soybeans are stressed for a significant portion of the season due to drought.  If you look at older references and […]

Texas High Plains: Wheat Rust Showing Up, Treatment Not Recommended

🕔Nov 8, 2018Recent and abundant rains in some areas have producers concerned about leaf rust that is appearing in High Plains wheat fields, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist said […]

Soybeans: Seed Quality Issues In 2018 – Unraveling A Critical Issue

🕔Nov 6, 2018By now, most soybean producers have either first-hand or second-hand knowledge of the issues associated with poor quality of harvested soybean seed in 2018. This year, the problem seems to […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: How Were Diseases in 2018?

🕔Nov 5, 2018This article is a recap of some of the most common and problematic diseases of soybean and corn in Minnesota in 2018. Looking back at diseases that affected crop growth […]

Illinois Soybeans: Late Season Stem Discoloration – What Caused It?

🕔Nov 2, 2018The harvest in 2018 has been marred by frequent rains that resulted in soybeans in portions of the state being left out longer than desired.  As expected, more attention to […]

Louisiana Citrus: Disease, Insects Causing Concern for Growers

🕔Oct 31, 2018As the citrus harvest ramps up in Louisiana, some growers have discovered internal dry rot of fruit this year. Mature fruit looks otherwise healthy from the outside, but internal dry […]

Soybeans: Sporebuster App Helps with White Mold Fungicide Decisions

🕔Oct 29, 2018The follow-up to this summer’s ‘Sporecaster’ smartphone application, designed to help farmers predict the need for a fungicide application to control white mold in soybean, is now available for download. While […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Disease Diagnostic Difficulties in Mature Plants

🕔Oct 24, 2018After soybean plants have matured in the field, many organisms begin to grow and colonize these plants.  Rainy weather often promotes growth of and colonization by these organisms.  The longer […]

Mississippi Cotton: Rapid Detection Method from Infected Plant Material

🕔Oct 19, 2018Several years ago, following the outbreaks of bacterial blight in 2011 and 2012, a project was initiated to develop a rapid, molecular diagnostic tool to detect the cotton bacterial blight […]

Alabama Wheat: 22 Production Practices for High Yields

🕔Oct 19, 20181. Plant High Quality Seed Farmers think they are saving money by planting bin-run wheat seed, but often it costs them money. Research has shown when a farmer’s seed is […]

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