Hemp (Cannabis sativa) is grown both outdoors and in greenhouses. Outdoor-grown hemp is susceptible to infection by leaf spot fungi that affect other crops and nearby plants, especially during periods […]
Even though rainy conditions continue to slow planting across the state, we need to keep an eye on winter wheat. These wet conditions will favor many fungal diseases. Already our […]
Anthracnose, Septoria brown spot, target spot, and soybean rust are currently the major problem diseases for Mississippi soybean growers with ongoing favorable development conditions.
Editor’s Note: For tables see full article at the source link at the bottom of the page. Wheat leaf diseases such as powdery mildew, Septoria leaf spot and stripe rust […]
Much of what successful wheat growers do during May is protect the crop during its early reproductive stages from crop pests. One of the largest threats to productivity is foliar […]
As we approach wheat heading throughout the state, additional foliar diseases have been observed. Rust incidents are spreading, and growers should be aware of the risks of Fusarium head blight […]
Brown Spot A few soybean fields scouted had between low to moderate levels of brown spot (also known as Septoria leaf spot). Soybean planted into soybean stubble had elevated levels […]
There are numerous disease issues that will likely be encountered in the coming weeks. Scout wheat fields closely for the presence of foliar disease before applying a fungicide.