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 […]

Georgia Peanuts: Inoculants and Early Season Disease Management

🕔Apr 26, 2017I have been receiving a few questions about peanut inoculants from area growers and retailers.  Below are a few comments from Scot Monfort, UGA Peanut Agronomist, on this subject. Inoculants […]

Alabama: Cotton Seedling Diseases

🕔Mar 15, 2017​Dr. Austin Hagan, Professor and Extension Specialist with Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System recently provided information on seedling diseases of cotton. His webinar was part of the March […]

Flint on Crops: Nematodes Can Lead to Seedling Disease

🕔Jun 6, 2016Before I get into the subject of this article I must recognize the importance of the general rains we have received during the past few days. While there may be […]

Virginia Soybeans: 4 Steps to Avoid Seedling Diseases

🕔May 13, 2016We were hoping to be about half way finished with our soybean plantings by now, but we haven’t put a planter in the field in two weeks.  The rain continues […]

Arkansas Rice: Causes of Seed Rots, Seedling Diseases

🕔Mar 24, 2016CAUSES OF SEED ROTS Seeds from storage may carry seed rotting microbes. These microbes may have been carried into the storage from fields in the previous season. Moreover, secondary infection […]

Midwest Soybeans: Disease Management – New Reference Material Center

🕔Aug 13, 2015Purdue Extension has joined six other universities from the Midwest and Ontario, Canada, in a partnership with the North Central Soybean Research Program to create a series of reference materials helping […]

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