Fungicide Research: Small vs. Large Plots for Field Trials

🕔Oct 4, 2017Over the last 10-15 years there has been much discussion in the agricultural realm about the utility of fungicide trials conducted on small plots, vs those on larger plots.  Small plots typically are 5-10’wide, […]

Delaware Soybeans: Increasing Reports of Sudden Death Syndrome

🕔Aug 24, 2017Over the past three weeks there have been increasing reports of soybean sudden death syndrome (SDS) in full season soybeans. SDS is one of the top ten most important diseases affecting soybeans, […]

Delaware Soybeans: Stem Canker – Identification and Management

🕔Aug 8, 2017Stem canker is a disease that has been observed at increasing levels in many regions where soybeans are produced. In Delaware and Maryland we typically observe both Northern and Southern […]

Delaware Corn: Does Your Crop Need a Foliar Fungicide?

🕔Jul 7, 2017We are entering that time of year when growers start to think about fungicides for corn. Depending on who you speak to you will hear that they range from being […]

Delaware Wheat: 3 Considerations Before Applying a Fungicide

🕔Apr 20, 2016“Should I apply a fungicide to my wheat?” That is a common question among many growers this season. My advise has been this: go out and look at your wheat. […]

Delaware Wheat: Strip Rust Turns Up In Region

🕔Apr 15, 2016Growers should be aware that stripe rust was confirmed in different parts of Virginia, including the Eastern Shore, over the weekend.  As mentioned last week, it was confirmed in Kentucky, […]

Delaware Wheat: Keep an Eye on Small Grains

🕔Dec 11, 2015El nino is really making it an interesting winter. On one hand, the excessively warm temperatures have helped produce some really nice wheat and barley stands. On the other hand, […]

Delaware Corn, Soybeans: Be on Lookout for Seedling Diseases

🕔Jun 15, 2015Now is the time when you should be on the lookout for seedling diseases in corn and in full season soybeans. Seedling diseases can be categorized as either pre-emergent or […]

Delaware Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome Popping Up

🕔Sep 1, 2014Over the last two weeks we have been seeing an increase in the number of fields with Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS).  SDS is caused by a Fungus (Fusarium vurguliforme. Foliar […]

Delaware Wheat: Tombstones Best Left In The Field At Harvest

🕔Jun 3, 2014In some of the early flowering wheat fields we are seeing VERY LOW levels of Fusarium head blight (FHB). The worst field I have seen I estimated to about 1% […]

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