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 […]

Georgia Crops: Conditions Perfect for Disease

🕔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 […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Evaluating Responses of Foliar Fungicides

🕔Jun 19, 2018Why worry about the disease control benefits of fungicides? Soybean growers and their advisors are faced with a bewildering array of information, from many sources, about products and practices that […]

Soybeans: New App Helps Manage White Mold – Podcast

🕔Jun 4, 2018TRANSCRIPT Lorre Kolb: Using technology to manage white mold in soybeans. We’re visiting today with Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Plant Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison/Extension in […]

Georgia Peanuts: Early-Season Peanut Disease Checklist

🕔Apr 23, 2018Below is a “checklist” of options and opportunities for establishing strong disease and nematode control for the early part of the season and for laying a foundation that helps to […]

Peanut Rx Guide Updated for 2018

🕔Mar 21, 2018The new edition of the 2018 Peanut Rx is now available. The Spotted Wilt Index and the Peanut Fungal Disease Risk Index were successfully combined in 2005 to produce the […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: What to Do if You Have White Mold?

🕔Aug 23, 2017We are receiving initial reports of white mold in soybean (causal agent: Sclerotinia sclerotiorum) in different areas of Pennsylvania (Figures 1 and 2). According to USDA-NASS (report date: August 20, […]

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