Kentucky: Soybean Cyst Nematode Management Starts with Fall Soil Sampling Oct 19, 2022

    🕔Oct 19, 2022
    The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) causes greater annual yield losses in Kentucky than any other pathogen of soybean.  Preliminary results from an on-going SCN survey initiated in 2019 show that […]

    Kentucky Wheat: Fusarium Head Blight Management Starts with Variety Selection Sep 21, 2022

    🕔Sep 21, 2022
    The most consistent, problematic disease of wheat in Kentucky and the surrounding region is Fusarium head blight (FHB; also known as scab), caused by the fungus Fusarium graminearum.  This disease can […]

    Kentucky Soybeans: Diseases To Be Watching For Aug 17, 2022

    🕔Aug 17, 2022
    Symptoms of soybean leaves with interveinal chlorosis and interveinal necrosis have been observed in several fields across Kentucky recently. Interveinal chlorosis/necrosis is when the leaf tissue between the main leaf […]

    Kentucky Soybeans: Foliar Fungicide Considerations Jul 23, 2022

    🕔Jul 23, 2022
    As soybean fields in Kentucky approach the R3 (beginning pod) developmental stage, it generally is a time to consider an application of a foliar fungicide to protect against foliar diseases.  […]

    Kentucky Wheat: Fungicide Options for Fusarium Head Blight Control Apr 22, 2022

    🕔Apr 22, 2022
    Wheat fields will soon be at the anthesis stage (Feekes 10.51, “flowering”) in Kentucky.  Anthesis is a critical time, as wheat becomes susceptible to infection by Fusarium graminearum, the causal agent […]

    Wheat Webinar: Managing Fusarium Head Blight (Scab) – March 15 Feb 16, 2022

    🕔Feb 16, 2022
    A free national webinar event focusing on Fusarium head blight (also known as “scab”) of small grain crops, known as “Scabinar”, will be held on March 15, 2022 at 10:00 […]

    Soybeans: Back-to-Back Beans Increase SCN Risks – DTN Feb 15, 2022

    🕔Feb 15, 2022
    Consider soybean cyst nematode (SCN) if you are thinking of planting back-to-back soybeans this spring. The pest already gained momentum in growing areas that experienced warm, dry conditions in 2021, […]

    Kentucky Soybeans: Difficulties in Diagnosing Diseases of Mature Plants Oct 21, 2021

    🕔Oct 21, 2021
    After soybean plants have matured in the field, many organisms begin to grow and colonize these plants.  Rainy weather often promotes growth of and colonization by these organisms. The longer […]

    Kentucky Soybeans: Seed Quality Issues Due to Fungal Infections Oct 21, 2021

    🕔Oct 21, 2021
    Although soybean yields have been pretty good this year so far, the seed quality of harvested soybeans has not been great in some fields.  Seed diseases have been prevalent in […]

    Kentucky Soybeans: Red Crown Rot Observed in State Sep 25, 2021

    🕔Sep 25, 2021
    Last week, signs and symptoms of red crown rot of soybean were observed in a few fields in Graves County, Kentucky by a local agronomist (Clint Gregory with Hutson Ag) […]


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