Michigan Corn: Fields Changing Colors? Check for Tar Spot. Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019Much of southwest Michigan saw a return to adequate soil moisture with thunderstorm-driven rainfall over the last two weeks, but along with the more favorable moisture conditions, we have also […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybean: Late Season Disease Notes Sep 11, 2019

🕔Sep 11, 2019Although it is getting late in this growing season, it is worthwhile to take note of corn and soybean diseases that have developed in fields in Minnesota and the region. […]

Illinois Corn: Tar Spot Seems Likely Sep 3, 2019

🕔Sep 3, 2019The cooler temperatures and rains that have moved through the Northern part of Illinois the past 10-14 days have been favorable for the development of tar spot on corn.  Although […]

Ohio Corn, Soybeans: Watch for Diseases in Late Crops Aug 9, 2019

🕔Aug 9, 2019Late-planted corn and soybeans could be vulnerable to higher-than-normal levels of crop diseases this year, experts from The Ohio State University warn. When sown one to two months later than […]

Michigan Corn: Tar Spot Off to Slow Start, Keep Monitoring Fields Aug 2, 2019

🕔Aug 2, 2019Last year (2018) saw a widespread epidemic of corn tar spot across the western side of Michigan, with losses of 50 bushels per acre in particular fields. The fungus (Phyllachora […]

Michigan Corn: Tar Spot Off to Slow Start, Keep Scouting Jul 26, 2019

🕔Jul 26, 2019Last year (2018) saw a widespread epidemic of corn tar spot across the western side of Michigan, with losses of 50 bushels per acre in particular fields. The fungus (Phyllachora […]

Ohio Corn: Disease Risk in Late Planted Crops Jul 23, 2019

🕔Jul 23, 2019In Ohio, several foliar diseases are of greater concern in late-planted corn for a number of reasons, including: 1 – for diseases like gray leaf spot (GLS), northern corn leaf […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Foliar Fungicide Decisions for Late-Planted Crops Jul 19, 2019

🕔Jul 19, 2019A new article recently released through the Crop Protection Network (CPN) discusses how to make fungicide decisions in corn and soybean, given the delayed planting scenarios across the Midwest. The […]

Illinois Corn: Tar Spot Found in Indiana – Don’t Panic Jul 16, 2019

🕔Jul 16, 2019Last week colleagues in Indiana reported tar spot presence in some of their research plots located in North West IN.  They found an extremely low number of stroma (less than […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Diseases Starting to Pick Up Jul 12, 2019

🕔Jul 12, 2019Crops are finally starting to pick up growth throughout the state.  In parts of the south we have tasseling corn, while we will hit VT soon in some of the […]

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