Iowa Corn: 5 Considerations Before Applying Fungicides at V5

🕔Jun 10, 2019#plant19 has been a year to remember, and not necessarily in a good way. A couple of days ago we talked about anthracnose leaf blight on corn. Although we suggested there was […]

Indiana Wheat: Foliar Disease, Scab Management Options

🕔May 3, 2019Even though rainy conditions continue to slow planting across the state, we need to keep an eye on winter wheat. These wet conditions will favor many fungal diseases. Already our […]

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 […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Early-Season Fungicide – When Does it Help?

🕔Jul 9, 2018The question of the benefit of fungicide applications at a V5-V7 timing comes up a lot. It’s an attractive option because at that time the corn is short enough to […]

Arkansas Rice: Don’t Wait Too Long to Manage Kernel and False Smut

🕔Jun 29, 2018For most consistent results in suppressing kernel and false smuts, we recommend fungicides that contain propiconazole with a Tilt equivalent rate minimum of about 6 fl oz per acre, applied […]

Arkansas Rice: Getting the Most from Fungicides – 10 Tips

🕔Jun 25, 2018When recommended fungicides fail to suppress or protect a crop from certain diseases, the following questions may be asked: Is the fungicide the correct or recommended type? Is the timing of application right? Is […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Tips to Help Make Fungicide Decisions

🕔Jun 25, 2018Every year we hear about fungicides, and their utility in agronomic production systems.  Indeed, these products can be an extremely useful tool to prevent yield-related losses resulting from fungal diseases. However, reduced […]

Arkansas Rice: Disease Management – Timing for Scouting, Herbicide Applications

🕔Jun 20, 2018Information on developmental stages related to timings for scouting (Figure 1) and management actions are extremely useful. Scouting is needed to determine the presence or absence of a disease, identify […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Considering an R3/R4 Automatic Fungicide Application?

🕔Jun 19, 2018For the better part of a decade soybean farmers have benefited from making an automatic fungicide application to soybean fields somewhere between the R3 and R4 growth stages. Many of […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Would a Fungicide Benefit Hail-Damaged Crops?

🕔Jun 8, 2018Widespread hail occurred in Iowa on 6 June 2018, causing damage to many acres of corn and soybean plants. At this time, most of the corn is in the V6 […]

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