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    Pennsylvania Soybeans: Reports of Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome, Brown Stem Rot Aug 5, 2022

    🕔Aug 5, 2022
    We have received reports from the western part of Pennsylvania about fields showing symptoms of sudden death syndrome or brown stem rot (or potentially combinations of the two in the […]

    Pennsylvania Corn: 1st Incident of Tar Spot Confirmed for 2022 Jul 31, 2022

    🕔Jul 31, 2022
    After a few weeks of diligent scouting on the part of private and Extension agronomists, the first positively identified tar spot lesions of 2022 were discovered today in Lancaster County, […]

    Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Fungicide Considerations – Does It Pay to Spray? Jul 23, 2022

    🕔Jul 23, 2022
    Currently, corn and soybean growth stages are hitting the critical growth periods for considering foliar fungicide applications against our key foliar diseases (Figure 1). The big question before deciding to […]

    Pennsylvania Corn: 1st Tar Spot of 2022 Found Jul 23, 2022

    🕔Jul 23, 2022
    After a few weeks of diligent scouting on the part of private and Extension agronomists, the first positively identified tar spot lesions of 2022 were discovered today in Lancaster County, […]

    Pennsylvania: Good Time to Sample for Soybean Cyst Nematodes Nov 11, 2021

    🕔Nov 11, 2021
    Soybean cyst nematode is the number one soybean-yield-robbing pathogen in the United States. The nematode can be found in almost every county where soybean is grown, with the exception of Pennsylvania, […]

    Pennsylvania Corn: Harvest Time Ailments Sep 20, 2021

    🕔Sep 20, 2021
    A favorable corn growing season has transitioned into a challenging ripening time in many parts of the Commonwealth. Rains and persistent humidity over the last month have created a great […]

    Pennsylvania Soybeans: Pay Attention to Uneven Stands – Reports of Stem Diseases Increasing Aug 12, 2021

    🕔Aug 12, 2021
    Over the past couple of weeks, we have received various reports of soybean stem diseases in different parts of the Commonwealth, including Phytophthora root and stem (Figure 1), white mold […]

    Pennsylvania Soybeans: Scout Now for Soybean Cyst Nematode – The Hidden Enemy Jul 29, 2021

    🕔Jul 29, 2021
    Soybean growers in Pennsylvania must be aware that the soybean cyst nematode (SCN, Heterodera glycines) has been found in Lancaster and York counties. Not really concerned yet? As a reminder, SCN […]

    Pennsylvania Winter Wheat: Assessing Stands and Snow Molds Mar 26, 2021

    🕔Mar 26, 2021
    The 2021 winter had extended periods of snow cover across the Commonwealth. With the recent (and in some areas rapid) reduction in snow cover, we have received questions about the […]

    Pennsylvania Soybeans: Reports of Sudden Death Syndrome Aug 21, 2020

    🕔Aug 21, 2020
    Beyond COVID-19, the 2020 has been challenging for soybean farmers in Pennsylvania with conditions ranging from abnormally to moderately dry in many parts of the state, to other areas of […]

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