Kentucky Corn: Late Season Flooding – What Can We Expect?

🕔Sep 12, 2018Northern and eastern Kentucky received as much as 6 to 8 inches of rainfall the last 7 days. Some cornfields were flooded. The heavy rains north of the Ohio River […]

Kentucky Corn: Southern Rust Confirmed in State

🕔Aug 1, 2018Southern rust of corn, caused by the fungus Puccinia polysora, was confirmed by the University of Kentucky Plant Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (PDDL) for the first time in 2018 from a sample […]

Kentucky Corn: I.D. Your Foliar Disease Before Applying a Fungicide

🕔Jun 20, 2018Farmers are annually concerned about corn disease, and this year will be no exception. Corn is moving through growth stages quickly, and the warm, humid weather in many parts of […]

Kentucky Corn: Watch for Seedling Blights

🕔Apr 18, 2018The abnormally cool, wet spring has delayed planting across Kentucky.  Although farmers are understandably eager to begin planting corn, planting into cool, wet soils can increase the risk of seedling […]

Kentucky: Postharvest Grain Management Meeting, Owensboro, Feb. 28

🕔Feb 8, 2018Tight marketing conditions have caused many growers to store larger amounts of grain for longer periods. To help producers work through some potential grain storage issues, University of Kentucky College of […]

Kentucky Corn: Planning for Disease Management in 2018 – Video

🕔Dec 20, 2017Dr. Kiersten Wise presents a guide for Planning for Corn Disease Management in 2018

Kentucky Soybeans: Is It Stem Canker…or Something Else?

🕔Aug 30, 2017Several issues in soybean can cause leaf tissue to turn yellow and brown between the veins, while the veins remain green.  These symptoms are known as interveinal chlorosis and necrosis. […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Foliar Disease Considerations

🕔Aug 2, 2017It’s the time of the year in which symptoms of some foliar soybean diseases are becoming apparent. Variety susceptibility, field history, and weather conditions all play a role in the […]

Alabama Soybeans: Charcoal Rot – A Hidden Threat to Yields

🕔Jul 31, 2017The persistent hot weather in many areas of the country this growing season may be conducive to the development of charcoal rot disease in soybean. Farmers, agronomists, crop consultants and […]

Indiana Corn: Southern Rust Appears Earlier Than Normal

🕔Jul 31, 2017Southern rust of corn, caused by the fungus Puccinia polysora, has been detected in several Indiana counties (Figure 1). The detection of southern rust is earlier than normal, and has […]

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