Iowa Corn: Evaluating Fungicide Efficacy in 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2019In 2018, we tested various foliar fungicides on corn at six locations in Iowa: ISU Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm (NWRF), Sutherland; Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm (NERF), Nashua; Northern […]

USDA Opposes EU Court Rule on Gene-Editing and GMO – DTN

🕔Jul 31, 2018The European Court of Justice (ECJ) — the European Union’s highest court — has ruled that gene-edited products should be treated like genetically modified organisms (GMOs), which are subject to […]

Ohio Corn: Scout Early Fields for Foliar Diseases

🕔Jul 3, 2018Foliar diseases, especially Gray Leaf Spot (GLS), are beginning to show up in some corn fields. This is not at all surprising, given that the crop was planted relatively late […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Tips to Help Make Fungicide Decisions

🕔Jun 25, 2018Every year we hear about fungicides, and their utility in agronomic production systems.  Indeed, these products can be an extremely useful tool to prevent yield-related losses resulting from fungal diseases. However, reduced […]

Georgia: Crops at Heightened Disease Risk

🕔May 25, 2018This is a really big week for us in the field, not only with planting but with rain and subsequent disease. We are seeing some seedling disease in Wilcox County […]

Louisiana: Pesticide Resistance Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Feb 15, 2018More than 100 agricultural producers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on how to manage for herbicide, insecticide and fungicide resistance at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum held Feb. 8 at […]

Northern Corn Leaf Blight Genes Identified in New Study

🕔Jan 11, 2018Midwestern corn growers know the symptoms of northern corn leaf blight all too well: greenish-gray lesions on the leaves that can add up to major yield losses if not detected […]

Pennsylvania Corn: Disease to Look For

🕔Aug 9, 2017Since much of the PA crop is into grain fill stages of corn development, foliar diseases start to become pretty important around now. If a crop was sprayed with a […]

Michigan Corn: Disease Management Decisions

🕔Jul 20, 2017Factors that are likely to increase a return on a foliar fungicide investment include a history of disease, tight rotations, use of a susceptible hybrid, disease pressure at tasseling and […]

Ohio Corn: Southern Rust and Common Rust – How to Tell Them Apart

🕔Jul 18, 2017Ohio corn producers are reporting more rust on corn this year, and are concerned that it might be southern rust, the rarer but more damaging of the two major rust […]

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