Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Excessively Wet Field Conditions – What Can You Do?

🕔Jun 22, 2018It has been wet, for much of Southern Minnesota this has been one of the wettest growing seasons on record. Precipitation maps from June 12th show just how wet it […]

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 […]

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 […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Southern Blight and Taproot Rot

🕔May 22, 2018Calls regarding the observation of root diseases feel a little earlier than normal this year. Young soybean plants killed in small groups, or along a planted row are a common […]

Mississippi Rice: Seedling Diseases vs. Paraquat Drift – How to Tell the Difference – Podcast

🕔May 16, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center, discuss the latest updates on rice, diseases, […]

Nebraska Corn and Soybeans: Soilborne and Early Seedling Pathogens Delayed Planting

🕔May 8, 2018Soilborne pathogens and early seedling diseases may be more frequent in corn and soybean this year due to cool weather conditions this spring and delayed planting. The USDA’s National Agricultural […]

Georgia Cotton: 8 Tips on Managing Seedling Diseases

🕔Apr 18, 2018I have received a question or two about managing cotton seedling disease.  Below are a few points to consider from the UGA Cotton Production Guide. Good management practices to reduce […]

Arkansas Rice: Time It Right – Be Ahead of Diseases Before Planting

🕔Mar 21, 2018Following adequate cultural practices is an important disease management strategy along with planting resistant cultivars. In addition, seed treatment fungicides are cheaper and easier than spray fungicides. Balancing N, P, […]

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