South Carolina: Peaches Suffered Minimal Damage from Freeze

🕔Mar 21, 2019Clemson researchers report South Carolina peaches appear to have survived the recent cold snap, but growers shouldn’t let down their guard just yet. The Clemson Peach Team and Cooperative Extension […]

Tar Spot – FYI: Field Management Required – DTN

🕔Mar 14, 2019If you dealt with any tar spot infection in your cornfields last year, Jim Donnelly has some advice for you: Get used to it — but don’t panic. Researchers are […]

Texas Blacklands: Corn Being Planted; Watch Stripe Rust in Wheat

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🕔Mar 8, 2019GENERAL Corn is starting to be planted and soil temperatures plummet as a strong cold front moved through over the weekend into the early part of the week. Low temperatures […]

Georgia: Cotton Blue Disease – Implications on 2019 Production

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🕔Mar 8, 2019In the fall of 2018, Cotton leafroll dwarf virus (CLRDV) was confirmed to infect cotton plants in 14 Georgia counties. During the winter of 2019, this virus has already been […]

California Almonds: Timing Fungicide Sprays – Thoughts for a Wet Spring

🕔Mar 7, 2019Improper timing of fungicides wastes money and leads to crop loss from disease. Over the years, I have seen several disease epidemics that were due to the improper timing of […]

South Dakota Soybeans: Fungicide Resistant Frogeye Leaf Spot Confirmed

🕔Mar 5, 2019South Dakota State University and University of Kentucky plant pathologists have confirmed that Cercospora sojina, a soybean pathogen that causes frogeye leaf spot, has shown resistance to QoI fungicides (quinone outside inhibitor, […]

Georgia Pecans: Tin Fungicide Under Review for Re-Registration

🕔Feb 14, 2019TPTH or Tin fungicide (Super Tin, Agri-Tin) is under review for re-registration by EPA, who has some concerns regarding its use. EPA has a comment period open until March 15. […]

Iowa Soybeans: Evaluating Foliar Fungicides in 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2019Soybean foliar fungicides were evaluated for foliar disease management and yield response across seven Iowa State University research and demonstration farms in 2018. These included the Northwest Research and Demonstration […]

Pesticide Label References Available Online

🕔Feb 13, 2019This cold and snowy weather hopefully has everyone dreaming of warmer days this spring.  The 2019 growing season will be here before we know it, but now is a great […]

Iowa Corn: Evaluating Fungicide Efficacy in 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2019In 2018, we tested various foliar fungicides on corn at six locations in Iowa: ISU Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm (NWRF), Sutherland; Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm (NERF), Nashua; Northern […]

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