Pennsylvania Soybeans: Dealing with Early Season Soilborne Diseases May 22, 2020

🕔May 22, 2020
With the recent cold air and soil temperatures, germination and emergence of field crops have been delayed in much of the state. Combined with questions about chilling injury in field crops, we […]

Illinois Soybeans: What You Should Know About Phytophthora Feb 18, 2020

🕔Feb 18, 2020
The oomycete Phytophthora sojae, is a soil borne organism which is the predominant cause of Phytophthora root rot in soybeans. Believe it or not, P. sojae is fairly prevalent in Illinois, and under […]

California Almonds: Phytophthora – What You Need to Know Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019
Phytophthora is a fungal-like water mold that invades plant tissues at the crown or roots, leading to loss of nutrient and water uptake, causing tree decline and eventual death.

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Diseases Starting to Pick Up Jul 12, 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019
Crops are finally starting to pick up growth throughout the state.  In parts of the south we have tasseling corn, while we will hit VT soon in some of the […]

Illinois Soybeans: Seed Treatments for SDS – Don’t Forget Your Base Treatments Jun 21, 2019

🕔Jun 21, 2019
With tight profit margins, and other issues affecting farm profitability, some producers that use iLeVO for helping manage sudden death syndrome (SDS) of soybean have decided to skip including base fungicide treatments in […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Will Cold Temps Affect Pests, Pathogens? Feb 11, 2019

🕔Feb 11, 2019
Many in the Illinois agricultural community are wondering what effects the recent extreme cold might have on pests and pathogens. While it would be nice if the cold temperatures we are experiencing could […]

Ohio Soybeans: Watch for Frogeye Leaf Spot, Phytophthora, and White Mold Jun 26, 2018

🕔Jun 26, 2018
Last week, samples of frogeye leaf spot of soybean were brought into the lab.  On the underside of the characteristic lesion were the conidia. This came from an area where […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Flooded Fields – What Damage Can You Expect? Jun 25, 2018

🕔Jun 25, 2018
It is Friday morning and the sun is finally showing up in northern Nebraska. With the weather pattern this past week, it was starting to feel like the Pacific Northwest. […]

Illinois Soybeans: Seedling Diseases Becoming More Evident Jun 18, 2018

🕔Jun 18, 2018
With the storm that moved through the state the past week, it is not surprising that we are seeing more seedling diseases in soybeans.  In many cases Rhizoctonia has been identified as the causative […]

Illinois: I Used a Seed Treatment. Why Did I Get Seedling Disease? Jun 18, 2018

🕔Jun 18, 2018
After the recent deluge, Illinois soybean producers have been hit hard with seedling diseases.  A common question many people are asking is, “I used a seed treatment, so why am I […]

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