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    Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Crop Production After Heavy Rain, Field Flooding May 21, 2022

    🕔May 21, 2022
    A large swath of central Minnesota saw 4 to 7 inches of rain between May 7-14, with some locations reporting over 8 inches. This resulted in heavily flooded fields with […]

    Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Cold, Wet Conditions Increase Risk of Soil-Borne Diseases May 13, 2022

    🕔May 13, 2022
    Brrrrrrrrr.  Is summer ever going to come?  It’s cold.  It’s wet.  Planting progress is behind and everyone is starting to get antsy. When we finally get our seed in the […]

    North Carolina Soybeans: Prevalent Seedling Diseases – What Should You Do? Jun 26, 2020

    🕔Jun 26, 2020
    Early planting conditions for soybeans were cool, and wet, which has lead to numerous reports of stand loss to damping off pathogens. Farmers that have not yet planted soybeans should […]

    Kentucky Corn: Be on Lookout for Seedling Diseases May 20, 2020

    🕔May 20, 2020
    Weather this spring has challenged corn farmers in Kentucky. Temperature swings and frequent rainfall have led to a wide range of corn growth stages, with some corn in early vegetative […]

    Tennessee: Cotton Seedling Diseases – Getting to the ‘Root’ of the Problem May 15, 2020

    🕔May 15, 2020
    So far, the cotton growing season in Tennessee has been a little on the cool side with highs in the mid 60’s for most days and typically dropping into the […]

    Alabama Soybeans: Managing Seedling Diseases Mar 20, 2020

    🕔Mar 20, 2020
    Soybean seedling diseases are one of the most important causes of reduced stand establishment and can result in economic losses. Soybeans infected with a seedling disease are typically weak and […]

    Webinar: Soybeans – Managing Seedling Diseases, Dec. 6 Nov 27, 2019

    🕔Nov 27, 2019
    Soybean seedling diseases are a major yield-reducing factor in soybean production. In 2017 alone, it was estimated that over 50 million bushels of grain were lost in the U.S. as […]

    Texas Cotton: IDing Early-Season Stand Loss, Seedling Diseases Jun 11, 2019

    🕔Jun 11, 2019
    Early-season stand loss of cotton could be the result of fungal pathogens or, in the case of some fields in the Upper Coast counties (e.g. Wharton and Fort Bend), high […]

    Arkansas Rice: Fungicide Seed Treatments – Pay Attention to Field History May 17, 2019

    🕔May 17, 2019
    Field history is a major factor when considering using fungicide seed treatments. If your field has a history of seed rot and seedling diseases (mostly blight and seedling death), it […]

    Illinois: How Will Late Planting Affect Crop Diseases? May 16, 2019

    🕔May 16, 2019
    Most Illinois producers are behind in getting corn and soybeans into the ground this year as a result of persistent rains and cool temperatures.  Some people are wondering what this might mean […]

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