Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 5 Disease to Watch for Following Recent Rains Jul 16, 2020

    🕔Jul 16, 2020
    Last week I gave an update on the diseases we are starting to see in parts of Illinois corn.  We have had a few decent rain events, the most recent […]

    Illinois Corn: Start Scouting for Diseases Now! Jul 13, 2020

    🕔Jul 13, 2020
    Most of Illinois this season has been hot and dry, especially through central and northern portions of the state.  This has been good as far as limiting foliar diseases in our […]

    Tennessee Corn: Southern Rust Popping Up, Likely Not a Concern Jul 26, 2019

    🕔Jul 26, 2019
    The majority of corn in Tennessee is past the point of benefiting from a fungicide application (growth stage R5 – dent) even with southern rust now present. Furthermore, the severity […]

    Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Diseases Starting to Pick Up Jul 12, 2019

    🕔Jul 12, 2019
    Crops are finally starting to pick up growth throughout the state.  In parts of the south we have tasseling corn, while we will hit VT soon in some of the […]

    Illinois Corn: Calculating Fungicide Net Returns Jun 27, 2019

    🕔Jun 27, 2019
    Corn producers in parts of the state are nearing the point in time where they are thinking about fungicide applications to their fields. In a recent post on my blog I discussed […]

    Indiana Corn: Extension Asking for Grey Leaf Spot Samples Aug 27, 2018

    🕔Aug 27, 2018
    Dr. Christian Cruz is a new research professor with the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology. He is studying the dynamics of plant disease and epidemiology of crop diseases and […]

    Tennessee Corn: Low Disease Pressure So Far Jul 10, 2018

    🕔Jul 10, 2018
    With no reports of southern rust in Tennessee or to the south, it is a relatively quiet disease season in corn, with the exception of grey leaf spot and physioderm […]

    Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Tips to Help Make Fungicide Decisions Jun 25, 2018

    🕔Jun 25, 2018
    Every year we hear about fungicides, and their utility in agronomic production systems.  Indeed, these products can be an extremely useful tool to prevent yield-related losses resulting from fungal diseases. However, reduced […]

    Delaware Corn: Does Your Crop Need a Foliar Fungicide? Jul 7, 2017

    🕔Jul 7, 2017
    We are entering that time of year when growers start to think about fungicides for corn. Depending on who you speak to you will hear that they range from being […]

    Delaware: Corn Is Moving, Are You Ready? Jul 6, 2016

    🕔Jul 6, 2016
    Corn is starting to take off, and this means that the next set of diseases to keep an eye out will be the foliar diseases.  The most common diseases impacting […]


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