Mississippi Soybeans: Diseases Becoming More Apparent

🕔Sep 9, 2019For the most part, 2019 has been rather quiet when it comes to soybean diseases. However, some things are starting to be observed across Mississippi.

North Carolina Hemp: Root Diseases Prevalent

🕔Aug 16, 2019Root, Crown, and Stem Rot Root, crown, and stem rots are being observed in industrial hemp stands across North Carolina. While several of these pathogens are opportunistic, many are severe […]

Kentucky Industrial Hemp: Southern Blight – What You Need to Know

🕔Jul 17, 2019In 2018, there were significant increases in confirmed cases of southern blight in hemp.  The fungal disease affects a wide range of plant species, as well as hemp. When stems […]

Mississippi Soybeans: 2018 Foliar Disease Evaluations – Maturity Group V

🕔Jun 20, 2019Field evaluations of the Maturity Group V entries in the MSU OVT were conducted at each of the locations where trials were planted. Cercospora blight, Septoria brown spot, southern blight, […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Southern Blight – A Sudden Death Syndrome Look Alike

🕔Sep 10, 2018Even though southern blight has most recently been a disease we relate to young soybean plants, the 2018 season has seen a major increase in the levels of southern blight […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Hot Conditions Favor Southern Blight

🕔Jul 25, 2018Currently, the 2018 Arkansas peanut crop is looking good to excellent. The majority of the peanut fields range in maturity from full pod to beginning seed (Fig. 1). Blooming has […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Southern Blight, Leaf Spot Management

🕔Jun 25, 2018Based on the current estimates there has been about 29,000 acres of peanut planted in Arkansas, which is similar to that of the 2017 cropping season.  The peanut crop ranges […]

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 […]

Oklahoma Peanuts: Little Disease Pressure, but Conditions Good for Development

🕔Aug 16, 2017Peanut acreage is up this year and the crop is looking good with few disease problems thus far except for early leaf spot (Figure 1). Recent rains and relatively cool […]

Arkansas Peanuts: Southern Blight Activity on the Increase

🕔Jul 27, 2016Southern blight or southern stem rot is the most common peanut disease in Arkansas. This disease occurs during the hot summer months, hence the name southern blight.  Fungal growth and […]

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