Alabama: Widespread Soybean Rust a Threat to Late Fields Sep 23, 2019

🕔Sep 23, 2019Soybean rust has been detected in 43 of the state’s 67 counties. The rust pathogen, Phakospora pachyrhiza, has been found in commercial fields as far north as Limestone, Madison and DeKalb counties […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Diseases Becoming More Apparent Sep 9, 2019

🕔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: Soybean Rust Detected in South Carolina, Consider Spraying Late Fields Oct 4, 2018

🕔Oct 4, 2018Many of the soybeans in North Carolina are past the critical growth stages for impact by soybean rust, but there may be a few late-planted, later maturing fields that could […]

Georgia Crops: Conditions Perfect for Disease Jun 19, 2018

🕔Jun 19, 2018Here is our corn in the field. It is silking now and may have less issues than any other crop right now. Sunshine is helping with pollination. Silks come out […]

Georgia: Crops at Heightened Disease Risk May 25, 2018

🕔May 25, 2018This is a really big week for us in the field, not only with planting but with rain and subsequent disease. We are seeing some seedling disease in Wilcox County […]

Oklahoma Soybeans: Dealing with Sudden Death Syndrome, Bacterial Pustule Oct 3, 2017

🕔Oct 3, 2017As the soybean season winds down there are were a couple of noteworthy diseases observed that are worth reviewing and looking out for in the future. Sudden Death Syndrome This […]

Arkansas: Soybean Rust Confirmed in Southeastern Counties Sep 13, 2017

🕔Sep 13, 2017Soybean rust was confirmed in Ashley (33.249093°, -91.846713°) and Lincoln (34.077432°, -91.832217°) counties last week.  Fields were R6 and R5.5, respectively.  Only trace amounts were observed in the field in […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Be on Lookout for Soybean Rust in Late Maturing Fields Sep 13, 2017

🕔Sep 13, 2017With soybean rust being observed in late August in Giles County, Tennessee (south-central TN), and with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma potentially carrying and depositing spores of the soybean rust fungus […]

Alabama: Soybean Rust Spreading Across the State Aug 31, 2017

🕔Aug 31, 2017After a few weeks of consistently wet weather, soybean rust is making its annual march from the Gulf Coast to north Alabama. Spurred on by wet leaves and strong winds, […]

Soybean Rust Develops ‘Rolling’ Epidemics as Spores Travel North, According to Study Aug 30, 2017

🕔Aug 30, 2017Although Midwestern soybean growers have yet to experience the brunt of soybean rust, growers in the southern United States are very familiar with the disease. Every year, the fungus slowly […]

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