Indiana Corn, Soybeans: Foliar Diseases Increasing, Should You Spray? Jul 31, 2020

🕔Jul 31, 2020
It is important to continue to scout for diseases in both corn and soybeans. Recent rain events have increased favorable environmental conditions for the development of foliar diseases in both […]

Illinois Corn: Keep an Eye Out for Southern Rust Jul 30, 2020

🕔Jul 30, 2020
Over the last two weeks our reports of southern rust have increased from a single find in the northern part of the state, to multiple detections across areas of the […]

Tennessee Corn: Southern Rust Present, Low Incidence, Severity Jul 27, 2020

🕔Jul 27, 2020
This past week samples from Chester, Lauderdale, and Montgomery Counties in Tennessee were confirmed to have southern corn rust, so the question is do you need to put out a […]

Georgia: Disease Pressure Increasing in Most Crops Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
Bob Kemerait, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist, provides a brief update on the current disease situations in soybeans, corn, peanuts, and cotton.

Nebraska Corn: Southern Rust Confirmed in Southeastern Counties Jul 20, 2020

🕔Jul 20, 2020
Southern corn rust was confirmed on corn leaf samples from Fillmore, Nuckolls and Johnson counties (Figure 1) in southern Nebraska this week. The disease had been confirmed in several states south […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 5 Disease to Watch for Following Recent Rains Jul 16, 2020

🕔Jul 16, 2020
Last week I gave an update on the diseases we are starting to see in parts of Illinois corn.  We have had a few decent rain events, the most recent […]

Georgia Corn: Important to Keep Irrigating to Black Layer Jul 16, 2020

🕔Jul 16, 2020
First and foremost to avoid any yield penalty, corn needs to be irrigated to black layer (R6) unless good rainfall has occurred to supply enough moisture to finish the crop […]

Arkansas Corn: Southern Rust Makes 1st Appearance of 2020 Jul 15, 2020

🕔Jul 15, 2020
Southern rust was detected last week (July 6) in Arkansas, Jefferson, and Lincoln counties.  Disease incidence and severity was low (one leaf on two plants with 30-40 pustules/leaf; Fig. 2) […]

Illinois Corn: Start Scouting for Diseases Now! Jul 13, 2020

🕔Jul 13, 2020
Most of Illinois this season has been hot and dry, especially through central and northern portions of the state.  This has been good as far as limiting foliar diseases in our […]

Kentucky: Time for Foliar Fungicide Application Decisions in Corn Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Corn is moving through growth stages quickly, and the warm, humid weather in many parts of Kentucky has been conducive for foliar disease development. Fungicides are commonly promoted to reduce […]

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