Minnesota: Tar Spot of Corn Continues Spread Nov 20, 2020

    🕔Nov 20, 2020
    Tar spot of corn has continued to spread in Minnesota. This disease was found in Minnesota for the first time in four counties in 2019. In 2020, it has been […]

    Illinois: Corn Tarspot in 2020 Nov 17, 2020

    🕔Nov 17, 2020
    Corn tarspot, caused by the obligate fungal pathogen Phyllachora maydis, caused significant losses for many producers in 2018.  If you recall, that season was characterized by persistent wet weather from […]

    Nebraska: Fungicide Resistance and Management of Frogeye Leaf Spot of Soybean Jul 1, 2020

    🕔Jul 1, 2020
    In 2019, QoI (strobilurin, FRAC group 11) fungicide resistance was detected in soybean frogeye leaf spot samples from 10 Nebraska counties (Fig. 1). Yield loss The presence of frogeye leaf […]

    Fighting Corn Rootworm with Natural Predators Just Might Work – DTN Aug 25, 2016

    🕔Aug 25, 2016
    A handful of scientists believe better corn rootworm control is closer than we think — specifically, just under our feet. Your average cornfield hosts an impressive array of life. Microbes, […]

    Nebraska Soybeans: White Mold More Common, What’s Your Plan for 2016? Sep 28, 2015

    🕔Sep 28, 2015
    This is the third year in a row that growers in the northern half of Nebraska have seen White mold or Sclerotinia Stem Rot develop to some degree in their […]

    Kentucky Corn: Tar Spot Found in Bordering States Sep 24, 2015

    🕔Sep 24, 2015
    Tar spot of corn, a foliar disease caused by the fungus Phyllachora maydis, recently was found in the United States for the first time. The disease was confirmed in Indiana […]

    Soybeans: Brazilian Fields Threatened by Asian Rust – DTN Sep 14, 2015

    🕔Sep 14, 2015
    Brazilian agronomists are warning about the potentially significant threat of Asian soybean rust in Mato Grosso in the upcoming 2015-16 season. Populations of voluntary soybeans have been high in the […]

    Nebraska Corn: Stalk and Crown Rot Diseases Developing Sep 14, 2015

    🕔Sep 14, 2015
    Figure 1a. Early death or discoloration of plants or upper leaves can be a symptom of stalk or crown rot diseases. Push, pinch, or split symptomatic plants down through the […]

    California Almonds: Spotting Issues with Rhizopus and Kernel Sep 4, 2015

    🕔Sep 4, 2015
    Rhizopus stolonifer, also known as the bread mold fungi, is a ubiquitous fungi. Within almonds, we often think of it as the Hull Rot pathogen, which can kill limbs through […]

    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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