Mississippi Cotton: Varietal Response to Target Spot in 2018

🕔Jan 25, 2019During 2018, the cotton official variety trial at Lucedale and Stoneville was evaluated for the response to target spot. Natural infection occurred during the season and plots were evaluated for […]

Oklahoma Wheat: Little Disease Present, Keep Watch for Rust

🕔Jan 22, 2019From a wheat disease perspective, this fall and early winter was relatively quiet in Oklahoma. The extremely wet and cool conditions led to incidence of wheat discoloration that resulted in […]

Citrus Greening: Scent-Detecting Dogs Help Early Detection – Video

🕔Jan 21, 2019For decades, humans have relied on dogs to detect explosives, illegal drugs, lost people and wildlife. More recently, they have been used to detect pests such as termites, bedbugs and […]

Southwest Alabama-Northwest Florida Row Crops Expo, Bay Minette AL, Feb. 21

🕔Jan 17, 2019The 2019 Southwest Alabama-Northwest Florida Row Crops Expo will get underway on February 21 at the John F. Rhodes Civic Center, 301 D’Olive Street, Bay Minette Alabama. The free event […]

Michigan Corn: Tar Spot the Focus of 5 Pest Management Meetings in Feb.

🕔Jan 10, 2019What looks like spatters from an oil leak, sped through west Michigan corn fields like a bullet train and packed a wallop like a 10-pound hammer to corn yields? In […]

Tennessee: Charcoal Rot – What Is It, How to Screen for It

🕔Nov 20, 2018The fungus Macrophomina phaseolina is a soil-borne pathogen that infects nearly 500 species of plants including soybean, cotton, and corn and causes the disease charcoal rot. What does this mean […]

Illinois Soybeans: Stem Zone Lines Do Not Indicate Charcoal Rot

🕔Nov 12, 2018Charcoal rot is a disease that we see in years where soybeans are stressed for a significant portion of the season due to drought.  If you look at older references and […]

Texas High Plains: Wheat Rust Showing Up, Treatment Not Recommended

🕔Nov 8, 2018Recent and abundant rains in some areas have producers concerned about leaf rust that is appearing in High Plains wheat fields, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist said […]

Soybeans: Seed Quality Issues In 2018 – Unraveling A Critical Issue

🕔Nov 6, 2018By now, most soybean producers have either first-hand or second-hand knowledge of the issues associated with poor quality of harvested soybean seed in 2018. This year, the problem seems to […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: How Were Diseases in 2018?

🕔Nov 5, 2018This article is a recap of some of the most common and problematic diseases of soybean and corn in Minnesota in 2018. Looking back at diseases that affected crop growth […]

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