North Carolina: Cotton Leafroll Dwarf Virus Detected Dec 10, 2019

🕔Dec 10, 2019
In late August of 2019, Cotton leafroll dwarf virus (CLRDV) was confirmed in a cotton sample submitted to Auburn University’s CLRDV working group. The sample was collected from a variety […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Green Stem – What Is It, What’s the Cause? Nov 7, 2019

🕔Nov 7, 2019
We are getting widespread reports of green stem in Eastern North Carolina this Fall. We are most frequently getting reports of the issue from maturity groups mid-IV to mid-V, although […]

North Carolina Hemp: 4 Diseases Causing Die Back Symptoms Sep 16, 2019

🕔Sep 16, 2019
Over the last month, dieback symptoms have been widely observed in hemp stands. These symptoms are characterized by wilting and necrosis of branch tips. These symptoms could be caused by […]

North Carolina Hemp: Exserohilum Leaf Spot Causing Problems Aug 16, 2019

🕔Aug 16, 2019
Hemp Leaf Spot Problems North Carolina industrial hemp producers are combatting a leaf spot issue that is caused by Exserohilum rostratum. This disease was first identified during the industrial hemp […]

North Carolina Wheat: Medium-High Risk of Head Scab Apr 22, 2019

🕔Apr 22, 2019
Wheat and barley that is flowering today is a medium to high scab risk in widespread, but scattered, regions of the central Tidewater zone. Late-planted fields may not yet be […]

North Carolina Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Risk Currently Low Apr 12, 2019

🕔Apr 12, 2019
Fusarium Head Blight (FHB), also known as scab, is caused by several Fusarium spp., particularly F. graminearum in the U.S. The fungus overwinters in soil or in crop stubble from previous crops (ie corn, […]

NC Soybeans: 6-Year Foliar Study Digs Deep into Commercial Products Apr 5, 2019

🕔Apr 5, 2019
North Carolina soybean producers are presented with a wide diversity of foliar products that could impact soybean yield. Profit margins are currently narrow for soybeans and much thought should go […]

Carolinas Tobacco, Sweet Potatoes: Aggressive Nematodes – New Research Dec 5, 2018

🕔Dec 5, 2018
The Carolinas’ wet 2018 growing season presented tobacco and sweet potato growers with many challenges. Among those was achieving control of a relatively new species of root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne enterolobii. […]

North Carolina: Soybean Rust Detected in South Carolina, Consider Spraying Late Fields Oct 4, 2018

🕔Oct 4, 2018
Many of the soybeans in North Carolina are past the critical growth stages for impact by soybean rust, but there may be a few late-planted, later maturing fields that could […]

North Carolina Soybeans: 10 Considerations Following Hurricane Florence Sep 20, 2018

🕔Sep 20, 2018
Hurricane Florence has caused catastrophic damage across parts of North Carolina primarily from flooding but also from wind damage. The impacts of this damage on the soybean crop will vary […]

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