Texas Cotton: FOV4 Fungus – Don’t Buy Pima Seed from California or El Paso Valley Region May 3, 2019

🕔May 3, 2019It’s planting time on the Texas High Plains, and growers throughout the region are sitting on “Go,” ready to plant their 2019 cotton acreage, if they haven’t already started. A […]

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 […]

Ohio Wheat: A Few Considerations for Planting After Corn Oct 9, 2018

🕔Oct 9, 2018Some Ohio wheat growers are thinking about planting wheat after corn to avoid some of the late planting issues we have had to deal with over the past few years. […]

Indiana Soybeans: Fungal Diseases That Impact Pod, Seed Quality Oct 5, 2018

🕔Oct 5, 2018Editor’s Note: For accompanying tables see original article at the Source Link below. There are a number of fungal soybean diseases that can greatly impact seed quality. In Indiana, the […]

Midwest Corn: Stalk Rot and Nitrogen Loss, Try the Pinch Test – DTN Sep 6, 2018

🕔Sep 6, 2018 Jay Magnussen can’t think of one reason why his stalks would be at risk for lodging this year.   Instead, he can think of three — right off the top of […]

Illinois: I Used a Seed Treatment. Why Did I Get Seedling Disease? Jun 18, 2018

🕔Jun 18, 2018After the recent deluge, Illinois soybean producers have been hit hard with seedling diseases.  A common question many people are asking is, “I used a seed treatment, so why am I […]

Illinois Soybeans: 4 Seedling Diseases Jun 1, 2018

🕔Jun 1, 2018Soybeans have started to emerge, and as you may expect, this is a prime time to scout fields for early season seedling diseases.  Seedling diseases are caused primarily by fungi […]

Texas Corn: Post-Harvest Handling of Fumonisin Contamination Nov 8, 2017

🕔Nov 8, 2017Fumonisins are toxins produced in corn kernels by two species of fungi (Fusarium verticillioides and F. proliferatum).  These toxins are carcinogens and can cause illness in livestock, particularly in horses. The levels […]

Texas Corn: AgriLife Experts Discuss Fumonisin Contamination, Possible Avoidance Practices Oct 4, 2017

🕔Oct 4, 2017Texas A&M AgriLife officials are offering some best management practices for producers to keep in mind as harvest continues and for next year after fumonisin contamination has been found in […]

Texas Corn: Critical Crop Situation Has Producers Looking for Answers Sep 29, 2017

🕔Sep 29, 2017Corn farmers worried about fumonisin contamination in their fields need to immediately contact their crop insurance agent – that was the message from two emergency meetings held Sept. 27 in […]

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