Ohio Corn: Tar Spot – What You Need to Know Oct 17, 2019

🕔Oct 17, 2019Tar Spot, a new disease of corn caused by the fungus Phyllachora maydis, was reported for the first time in Ohio at the end of the 2018 growing season. At that […]

Minnesota Corn: Tar Spot Continues to Spread at Low Levels Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019As reported last week in Minnesota Crop News, tar spot of corn was found and confirmed for the first time in Minnesota in late September in southern Fillmore County. This […]

Iowa Corn: How Far Has Tar Spot Spread in 2019? Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019Tar spot is the latest new disease of corn to be observed in the U.S. The disease was first observed in Indiana in 2015. In 2016, it was found in […]

Texas: Hemp Disease Prognosis Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019There is intense interest in growing hemp (Cannabis sativus) commercially in Texas. Along with considerations of applying the best agronomic approaches for growing it, there is a need to consider […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Why Has White Mold Been So Prevalent? Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019White mold (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum) has been unusually severe and widespread this year because of ideal environmental conditions, inoculum produced in previous years, and the prevalence of susceptible soybean varieties. Environmental […]

Illinois Corn: Tar Spot – What Can We Expect for 2020? Oct 7, 2019

🕔Oct 7, 20192019 was certainly a year we are all looking forward to wrapping up, and many are starting to do just that throughout the state.  Our lab started harvesting both beans […]

Indiana Corn: Scout Now for Tar Spot to Determine Future Risk Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019Tar spot of corn has been a concern this season after the localized epidemics we experienced last year in Indiana. At this point in the field season, there are a […]

South Carolina Peanuts: Varieties, Disease Control, Tech Highlight Field Day Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019South Carolina peanut producers will soon have a new variety to add to their portfolios. The variety is Walton and during the recent Peanut and Row Crop Field Day held […]

Mississippi Peanuts: Late Season, Early Leaf Spot Movement Oct 3, 2019

🕔Oct 3, 2019Early leaf spot can seriously defoliate peanuts, leading to yield losses and perhaps inversion problems that inhibit pod drying.

Minnesota Corn: Tar Spot Found for 1st Time in State Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019Tar spot of corn was found for the first time in Minnesota in late September. Based on reports from Iowa and Wisconsin, we suspected the disease could move into Minnesota. […]

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