Webinar: Soybeans – Managing Seedling Diseases, Dec. 6 Nov 27, 2019

🕔Nov 27, 2019Soybean seedling diseases are a major yield-reducing factor in soybean production. In 2017 alone, it was estimated that over 50 million bushels of grain were lost in the U.S. as […]

Corn, Soybeans: Field Crop Disease Loss Calculator Available Online Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019The Crop Protection Network (CPN) recently launched its new “Field Crop Disease Loss Calculator” research tool, complete with years of historical data for estimated losses caused by disease in corn […]

Crop Protection Network Offers CCA Continuing Education Credits Jul 26, 2019

🕔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 […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Foliar Fungicide Decisions for Late-Planted Crops Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019A new article recently released through the Crop Protection Network (CPN) discusses how to make fungicide decisions in corn and soybean, given the delayed planting scenarios across the Midwest. The […]

Iowa: Delayed Planting and Disease Expectations in 2019 May 30, 2019

🕔May 30, 2019This growing season, delayed planting, combined with continued cool and wet conditions have taken their toll on crops that were planted in the brief periods of optimum weather. Given that there […]

Iowa Soybeans: Stand Counts Imperative with Low Quality Seed Apr 30, 2019

🕔Apr 30, 2019Now that we’re within the time frames for planting to achieve optimal yields for corn and soybean, producers might be getting antsy with the cold, damp weather, and weighing the […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Planting with Seedling Diseases, Low Germination Rates Apr 2, 2019

🕔Apr 2, 2019You know what they say: March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. Well, it certainly feels like this past winter was just one extended lion. While […]

Iowa Soybeans: Should You Use a Fungicidal Seed Treatment on Low-Quality Seed? Dec 7, 2018

🕔Dec 7, 2018With this year’s harvest of soybeans delayed beyond what is considered an ideal window of time, the opportunity for diseases to infect seed pods and in some instances, to the […]

Soybeans: Sporebuster App Helps with White Mold Fungicide Decisions Oct 29, 2018

🕔Oct 29, 2018The follow-up to this summer’s ‘Sporecaster’ smartphone application, designed to help farmers predict the need for a fungicide application to control white mold in soybean, is now available for download. While […]

Iowa Corn: Tar Spot Found in 12 Counties Sep 25, 2018

🕔Sep 25, 2018Cases of tar spot in corn have been reported over recent weeks in 12 Iowa counties. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach plant pathologists have been able to confirm the presence […]

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