South Carolina Peanuts: Be on Lookout for Diseases

🕔Jun 13, 2019Hot, dry weather is causing issues for South Carolina peanut production and Clemson Extension peanut specialist Dan Anco warns farmers to be on the lookout for a host of diseases that could impact […]

Wisconsin Soybeans: Building Resistance to Stem Rot, Drought

🕔Apr 24, 2019If there’s anything that could be called the archenemy of Midwestern soybean producers, it just might be Sclerotinia stem rot. Once thought of as only a sporadic problem in the […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Will Cold Temps Affect Pests, Pathogens?

🕔Feb 11, 2019Many in the Illinois agricultural community are wondering what effects the recent extreme cold might have on pests and pathogens. While it would be nice if the cold temperatures we are experiencing could […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: How Were Diseases in 2018?

🕔Nov 5, 2018This article is a recap of some of the most common and problematic diseases of soybean and corn in Minnesota in 2018. Looking back at diseases that affected crop growth […]

Soybeans: Sporebuster App Helps with White Mold Fungicide Decisions

🕔Oct 29, 2018The follow-up to this summer’s ‘Sporecaster’ smartphone application, designed to help farmers predict the need for a fungicide application to control white mold in soybean, is now available for download. While […]

Iowa Soybeans: Top 3 Diseases of 2018

🕔Oct 17, 2018With the 2018 growing season coming to an end, it’s time to bust out the record books and begin logging the most prevalent diseases we’ve seen this year in Iowa […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Scouting for White Mold

🕔Sep 13, 2018While not as widespread as in 2016, white mold of soybean is causing problems in several fields and has been seen in fields in the northern parts of Pennsylvania. We […]

Georgia Peanuts: Farmers Considering Early Harvest

🕔Sep 13, 2018Plant diseases, like leaf spot and white mold, are forcing Georgia peanut farmers to consider moving their harvest times up a few days, according to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension […]

Alabama Peanuts, Cotton: Aug. a Bad Month for Foliar Diseases

🕔Aug 30, 2018Peanut Prior to the recent dry weather this past week, the generally wet and cloudy weather patterns over much of August across Alabama were favorable for the development of foliar […]

Illinois Soybeans: Concerned About White Mold? Check Out Sporecaster.

🕔Jun 27, 2018White mold, caused by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum, is one of the most problematic diseases impacting soybean production in the northern portion of Illinois.   Fungicides can be used to suppress this disease; however, the […]

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