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, […]

Delaware Soybeans: Managing Seedling Diseases

🕔Jun 9, 2017Soybeans grown in Delaware and Maryland can succumb to various diseases early in the growing season. These diseases typically are favored by conditions that slow soybean emergence and favor pathogen […]

Indiana Corn: Problems in Ponded Fields

🕔May 18, 2017Heavy rain and ponding in Indiana cornfields this spring have increased the prevalence of seedling blights. Two minor diseases, crazy top and Physoderma brown spot, may also be problematic in […]

Nebraska Corn: Cold, Wet Conditions Favor Seedling Disease

🕔May 9, 2017Recent cold, wet field conditions and fluctuations in soil temperatures have put early planted corn at risk for seedling disease development. Cold soil temperatures and episodes of recent rainfall (and […]

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