Ohio Soybeans: Mid-Season Disease, Management Considerations

🕔Jul 30, 2019The rains last week around Wayne County (5+ inches) provided for saturated soil conditions. Cultivars with low resistance to Phytophthora sojae are now developing Phytophthora stem rot. These fields were […]

Nebraska Corn: Southern Rust Confirmed

🕔Jul 29, 2019Southern corn rust  was confirmed on corn leaf samples from Fillmore and Nuckolls counties (Figure 1) in southern Nebraska earlier this week. The disease had been confirmed in several states south […]

Georgia Cotton: Plenty Of Decisions Ahead In Worth County

🕔Jul 29, 2019We have intensively scouted numerous cotton fields over the past few weeks. Obviously, we are finding a wide range of planting dates and age groups within the same field due […]

Georgia Southeastern Pecans: Crop Looks Good, Nuts Sizing Fast

🕔Jul 26, 2019Crop is looking good and nuts are sizing fast now. Fruit sizes large on hot days and warm nights. Following June rains, we have been dry in the middle part […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Preventative and Curative Fungicides

🕔Jul 26, 2019Corn is starting to tassel and beans are flowering so no wonder everyone is asking about fungicides.  We’ve tried to address some of the questions regarding whether to spray or […]

Michigan Corn: Tar Spot Off to Slow Start, Keep Scouting

🕔Jul 26, 2019Last year (2018) saw a widespread epidemic of corn tar spot across the western side of Michigan, with losses of 50 bushels per acre in particular fields. The fungus (Phyllachora […]

Crop Protection Network Offers CCA Continuing Education Credits

🕔Jul 26, 2019The Crop Protection Network (CPN) is pleased to announce an addition to its collection of resources available to farmers, crop advisors and others involved in crop management and production. Certified […]

Tennessee Corn: Southern Rust Popping Up, Likely Not a Concern

🕔Jul 26, 2019The majority of corn in Tennessee is past the point of benefiting from a fungicide application (growth stage R5 – dent) even with southern rust now present. Furthermore, the severity […]

Virginia Peanuts: Scout Field for Timely Fungicide Decisions

🕔Jul 26, 2019As August approaches, now is the time to be scouting peanuts for leaf spot and soilborne diseases and making timely fungicide applications. Calendar-based or advisory-based spray programs can be followed, […]

Mississippi Corn: Diseases – What’s in the Fields Right Now?

🕔Jul 24, 2019For whatever reason, Curvularia leaf spot has become more commonplace in the MS corn production system over the past several seasons. Over the past two weeks, southern rust has been […]

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