California Almonds: Phytophthora – What You Need to Know

🕔Oct 1, 2019Phytophthora 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, 2019Crops 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, 2019With 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, 2019Many 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, 2018Last 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, 2018It 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, 2018With 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, 2018After 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 […]

Illinois Soybeans: 4 Seedling Diseases

🕔Jun 1, 2018Soybeans have started to emerge, and as you may expect, this is a prime time to scout fields for early season seedling diseases.  Seedling diseases are caused primarily by fungi […]

Corn, Soybeans: Seedling Troubleshooting – DTN

🕔May 17, 2018 ACTIONABLE INSIGHTS: Dig up entire seedlings to best diagnose pest and disease problems. If you find disease or feeding, check your seed treatment label to see what worked or didn’t […]

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