Georgia: Crops at Heightened Disease Risk

🕔May 25, 2018This is a really big week for us in the field, not only with planting but with rain and subsequent disease. We are seeing some seedling disease in Wilcox County […]

Iowa Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Showing Signs of Fungicide Resistance

🕔May 24, 2018Isolates of Cercospora sojina showing reduced sensitivity to quinone outside inhibitor (QoI, strobilurin) fungicides were recently recovered from soybean in Iowa. This pathogen causes frogeye leaf spot, an important foliar soybean disease that […]

Michigan Wheat: Fusarium Head Scab – Fungicide Considerations

🕔May 24, 2018This season, wheat disease levels have been relatively low due to the cool spring. However, now that temperatures have warmed and some areas have received lots of rain, it’s time […]

Georgia Pecans: Managing Scab Pressure, Leaf Roll Mites

🕔May 23, 2018With 10 successive days of rain behind us and no relief in site and a potential tropical storm bearing down on us, pecan growers are under the gun for scab […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: 3 Crop Scouting Workshops in June, July

🕔May 22, 2018Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will host three free crop scouting basics workshops at the ISU Northwest Iowa Research Farm on June 7, 21 and July 19. Crop […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Southern Blight and Taproot Rot

🕔May 22, 2018Calls regarding the observation of root diseases feel a little earlier than normal this year. Young soybean plants killed in small groups, or along a planted row are a common […]

Ohio Wheat: Moderate to Heavy Risk of Head Scab This Week

🕔May 22, 2018For those fields of wheat flowering and fields of barley head-out today (May 22), the risk for head scab is moderate in the northern-most counties and in the eastern portion […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 6 Tips on Diagnosing Diseases

🕔May 21, 2018Now that the field season is upon us, it is a good time to go over some tips and tricks for diagnosing field issues. One item that I always mention […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Powdery Mildew Less Obvious but Still Present

🕔May 18, 2018Although not as obvious as in previous weeks, powdery mildew is still hanging on in Oklahoma, and has even moved up onto the heads in some fields. One such field is […]

Pennsylvania Wheat: When to Pull the Trigger on Fungicides

🕔May 17, 2018From a wheat disease perspective, many of us are looking at wheat that is approaching heading or flag leaf. Hopefully, you are scouting, and if so, you may be seeing […]

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