Wheat: Disease Resistant Gene Could Save Billions in Fungicide Costs Nov 20, 2015

    🕔Nov 20, 2015
    Scientists have sequenced and described a gene that can help wheat to resist four serious fungal diseases, potentially saving billions of dollars in yearly grain losses and reducing the need […]

    Illinois Corn: Tar Spot Spotted in 3 Northern Counties Sep 22, 2015

    🕔Sep 22, 2015
    Tar spot confirmed:  Announced by the Illinois Department of Agriculture today. Corn leaf samples from 3 northern Illinois counties have been confirmed positive for the fungus Phyllachora maydis by Megan […]

    South Dakota Corn, Soybeans: Stem Rot and Goss’s Wilt Increasing Sep 3, 2015

    🕔Sep 3, 2015
    Some soybean fields are beginning to change color and some corn is already half-way to the milk line. While disease threat on yield is minimal at this stage, some diseases […]

    Mississippi Forage: Rains a Double Edge Sword for Pastures, Hay Fields Aug 7, 2015

    🕔Aug 7, 2015
    Mississippi forage producers are taking the good with the bad and dreading the ugly. The state’s pastures have produced ample grass, but they have also suffered from abundant weeds and […]

    Flint on Crops: The Dog Days of Summer Are Here Aug 3, 2015

    🕔Aug 3, 2015
    Like most of you probably I have heard “older folks” talk about the Dog Days of summer most of my life but I had no idea of why this time […]


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