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 […]

Ohio Wheat: Moderate to Heavy Risk of Head Scab This Week

🕔May 22, 2018For those fields of wheat flowering and fields of barley head-out today (May 22), the risk for head scab is moderate in the northern-most counties and in the eastern portion […]

Pennsylvania Wheat: When to Pull the Trigger on Fungicides

🕔May 17, 2018From a wheat disease perspective, many of us are looking at wheat that is approaching heading or flag leaf. Hopefully, you are scouting, and if so, you may be seeing […]

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