Georgia Corn: Southern Rust – So Far So Good, But What IF? Jun 16, 2020

🕔Jun 16, 2020
Dr. Kemerait, UGA Plant Pathologist, as of last week, tells us that southern corn rust has been found in Decatur Co., Jeff Davis Co., Bacon Co., and Wayne Co.  That […]

Alabama Corn: Start Scouting for Southern Rust Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
Southern rust poses a significant threat to corn in the lower third of Alabama, particularly in Baldwin and Mobile counties. So far, cases of Southern rust have been confirmed in […]

Georgia Corn: Southern Rust Found in Decatur, Jeff Davis Counties Jun 5, 2020

🕔Jun 5, 2020
Dr. Bob Kemerait, UGA Plant Pathologist reported this morning on two incidences of southern corn rust in Georgia.  County Extension agents and crop consultants have verified infections in Jeff Davis […]

Indiana Corn: Reducing Costs and Disease Through Irrigation Management Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
A number of foliar diseases can impact corn production in both Indiana and Michigan. They included gray leaf spot, northern corn leaf blight, southern rust and now tar spot. Environmental […]

Texas Blacklands: Cotton Pests Relatively Quiet; Leaf Blight, Spider Mites in Corn Jun 1, 2020

🕔Jun 1, 2020
GENERAL Wheat harvest was well underway when rains over Memorial Day Weekend halted harvest operations. Wheat yield reports are ranging between 40 and 60 bushels per acre. The area corn […]

Illinois Corn: Southern Rust – All You Need to Know Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
Southern rust is caused by the obligate fungal pathogen Puccinia polysora. Puccinia polysora produces fuzzy, raised structures called pustules on leaves and stalks of corn. Pustules contain thousands of small […]

Midwest – Extreme Weather Gives Pests A Big Opening – DTN Oct 30, 2019

🕔Oct 30, 2019
Weather extremes are a major threat to U.S. row crops, as 2019 demonstrated vividly. But some insects and diseases actually thrive in the chaos of flooding, drought, hail and heavy […]

Mississippi Corn, Soybeans: General Mid-Season Disease Update – Podcast Aug 6, 2019

🕔Aug 6, 2019
Mid-season diseases of corn and soybean are discussed by Tom Allen, Extension and research plant pathologist. Special reference to southern rust of corn.

Nebraska Corn: Southern Rust Confirmed Jul 29, 2019

🕔Jul 29, 2019
Southern corn rust  was confirmed on corn leaf samples from Fillmore and Nuckolls counties (Figure 1) in southern Nebraska earlier this week. The disease had been confirmed in several states south […]

Tennessee Corn: Southern Rust Popping Up, Likely Not a Concern Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019
The majority of corn in Tennessee is past the point of benefiting from a fungicide application (growth stage R5 – dent) even with southern rust now present. Furthermore, the severity […]

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