North Carolina: Soybean Rust Confirmed in Hyde County Oct 19, 2020

🕔Oct 19, 2020
Soybean rust was found and confirmed on soybeans in Hyde County, NC. Soybean rust has the potential to cause significant yield loss when conditions are conducive for disease (12 hours […]

North Carolina Tobacco: High Target Spot Pressure Jul 20, 2020

🕔Jul 20, 2020
Persistent wet weather conditions continue to cause issues for tobacco diseases across the state. In particular, target spot, caused by Thanatephorus cucumeris (syn. Rhizoctonia solani) is severe this year. Target […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Prevalent Seedling Diseases – What Should You Do? Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
Early planting conditions for soybeans were cool, and wet, which has lead to numerous reports of stand loss to damping off pathogens. Farmers that have not yet planted soybeans should […]

North Carolina: Mid-Season Soybean Management – Video Jun 25, 2020

🕔Jun 25, 2020
Looking for mid-season management information on the following topics? Insect management, weed management, disease management, foliar fertility use, and agronomic management of late-planted soybeans. Drs. Wes Everman, Luke Gatiboni, Dominic […]

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, […]

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