Michigan Corn: Southern Rust Disease Moving into State Sep 21, 2021

🕔Sep 21, 2021
What is southern rust? Southern rust is a foliar disease of corn caused by the fungus Puccinia polysora. The spores of the fungus are carried north by wind currents from tropical […]

Michigan Soybeans: Fungicide Resistance in Frogeye Leaf Spot Sep 20, 2021

🕔Sep 20, 2021
Frogeye leaf spot, caused by the fungus Cercospora sojina, can be found in soybean fields particularly in southern Michigan. Historically, this disease has been more commonly found in the southern U.S., […]

Michigan Soybeans: Managing Diseases with Foliar Fungicide Applications Jul 16, 2021

🕔Jul 16, 2021
Should I spray for white mold? Sporecaster, a relatively new phone app for predicting the risk for white mold apothecia (mushrooms) to develop, is showing medium to high risk depending […]

Michigan Soybeans: Begin Managing White Mold Early Mar 26, 2021

🕔Mar 26, 2021
Soybean producers should use an integrated approach to white mold management, and some of the most effective practices are implemented in the spring. This article discusses these practices and offers […]

Michigan: Soybeans After Soybeans – Planting Recommendations Mar 19, 2021

🕔Mar 19, 2021
Given the projected market prices and current production costs for corn and soybeans, some producers are altering their long-term rotation plans by increasing soybean acreage in 2021. In these situations, […]

3 Soybean Disease Webinars to Watch This Spring Feb 17, 2021

🕔Feb 17, 2021
Several Crop Protection Network (CPN) Webinars are scheduled for this spring to discuss important soybean disease issues. Martin Chilvers (Michigan State University Associate Professor of Plant Pathology), Carl Bradley (University […]

Michigan Soybeans: On-Farm Research Meetings, Jan. 14, 19 Dec 18, 2020

🕔Dec 18, 2020
The results from the 2020 on-farm research projects conducted by the Michigan On-Farm Soybean Research program (formerly known as SMaRT) will be presented at four Zoom meetings in January 2021. […]

Michigan: CCA Credits Available Online Nov 5, 2020

🕔Nov 5, 2020
Fusarium head blight management session on Dec. 9 As part of the virtual 2020 National Fusarium Head Blight forum, Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) continuing education units (CEUs) are available during the Fusarium […]

Michigan Wheat: Planting on Prevented Planted Ground Sep 12, 2019

🕔Sep 12, 2019
With the abundance of prevented plant acres in Michigan this year, there is significant interest in planting wheat early. Early planting is always associated with higher yields, but can you […]

Michigan Corn: Tar Spot Off to Slow Start, Keep Monitoring Fields Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019
Last year (2018) saw a widespread epidemic of corn tar spot across the western side of Michigan, with losses of 50 bushels per acre in particular fields. The fungus (Phyllachora […]

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