Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Diseases Starting to Pick Up

🕔Jul 12, 2019Crops are finally starting to pick up growth throughout the state.  In parts of the south we have tasseling corn, while we will hit VT soon in some of the […]

Tennessee Cotton: Fungicide Options, When to Spray

🕔Jul 12, 2019Cotton is blooming in Tennessee and I’ve gotten some calls asking about fungicides – there are options but none is warranted at this time, but as the rain, heat, and […]

Arkansas Corn: Southern Rust – Time to Scout

🕔Jul 12, 2019Southern rust was detected earlier this week (July 9) in Woodruff Co. near Augusta.  Disease incidence and severity was low (one leaf on two plants with 30-40 pustules/leaf) on corn […]

Texas Peanuts: 4 Pod Rot Management Tips

🕔Jul 11, 2019It is time to consider preventative applications for soilborne diseases. Two different fungi (Rhizoctonia solani and Pythium spp.) are the primary components of the pod rot complex. These fungi may […]

Sawyer on Pecans: Scab Management Key in July

🕔Jul 10, 2019Word on the market is that Desirables have been moved for a good prices. The crop is showing promise and it’s important to protect it. In this episode of the […]

Kentucky: Industrial Hemp – A Clean Greenhouse Keeps Disease Away

🕔Jul 10, 2019Diseases are a major concern for greenhouse hemp growers, and they can be a factor that limits the profitable production of plants. The warm, humid greenhouse environment provides optimal conditions […]

Kentucky Corn: Foliar Fungicide Time

🕔Jul 10, 2019Corn is moving through growth stages quickly, and the warm, humid weather in many parts of Kentucky has been conducive for foliar disease development. Fungicides are commonly promoted to reduce […]

Kentucky Corn: Fungicide Decisions – It’s That Time

🕔Jul 8, 2019Corn is moving through growth stages quickly, and the warm, humid weather in many parts of Kentucky has been conducive for foliar disease development. Fungicides are commonly promoted to reduce […]

Georgia Cotton: Ramping Up Blue Disease Research

🕔Jul 8, 2019University of Georgia scientists are investigating the epidemiology of cotton leaf roll dwarf virus (CLRDV) in Georgia using a $75,000 grant jointly funded by the Georgia Cotton Commission and Cotton […]

Arkansas Rice: Managing Kernel, False Smut with Fungicides

🕔Jul 5, 2019To guard your rice crop from kernel and false smut, a protective fungicide application should be made from early boot to mid-boot for optimum suppression. Currently, triazole fungicides containing propiconazole (Tilt equivalents) or difenoconazole are the commercially […]

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