Missouri Corn: Tar Spot Confirmed in Carroll, Harrison, and Marion Counties Sep 21, 2022

    🕔Sep 21, 2022
    Tar spot was first confirmed in Missouri in Marion County in 2019. The pathogen that causes tar spot, Phyllachora maydis, can survive over the winter in corn residue, so disease […]

    Missouri: Soybean Cyst Nematode, Sampling, and Soybean Yield Sep 19, 2022

    🕔Sep 19, 2022
    Ten years ago, Dr. Laura Sweets wrote “This would be a good year to sample fields for SCN.” It’s good advice for 2022 as well. Drought conditions favor soybean cyst […]

    Missouri Wheat: Control of Fusarium Head Blight (or Scab) May 9, 2022

    🕔May 9, 2022
    Wheat in southeast Missouri is near or at flowering, which suggest that wheat in many other regions of the state is roughly 1 to 2 weeks away. Fusarium Head Blight […]

    Missouri: Soybean Cyst Nematode – Out of Sight, Out of Mind? May 3, 2022

    🕔May 3, 2022
    Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) can substantially reduce yield, but it is not always obvious when the nematodes are present. Leonardo Da Vinci’s quote: “We know more about the movement of […]

    Missouri Corn, Soybeans: Top 3 Emerging Disease Issues Going Into 2022 Mar 11, 2022

    🕔Mar 11, 2022
    1. Tar spot of corn Who: Tar spot of corn, Phyllachora maydis What: An emerging disease threat to corn production in Missouri. Tar spot manifests itself with development of black, tar-like spots (stroma) […]

    Waterhemp: A Multi-State Evaluation of Responses to Dicamba, Glufosinate Jun 26, 2021

    🕔Jun 26, 2021
    With support from the United Soybean Board, in 2019 and 2020 we conducted a screening of 212 waterhemp populations from 7 different states to characterize their abilities to withstand applications […]

    Missouri: New Dicamba Label Requirements Apr 13, 2021

    🕔Apr 13, 2021
    With the recent EU approval of Xtendflex soybean, commercial launch will begin in 2021. In addition, the US EPA has registered 3 dicamba products (Xtendimax, Engenia, Tavium) for use through 2025. The […]

    Dicamba And 2,4-D: New Data – 4 Points To Read Ahead Of 2021 – DTN Dec 8, 2020

    🕔Dec 8, 2020
    University of Missouri Extension weed scientist Mandy Bish unveiled the results of the group’s latest research on new auxin herbicide technologies at the annual MU Crop Management Conference, held virtually […]

    Missouri: Virtual Crop Management Conference, Dec. 1-2 Oct 30, 2020

    🕔Oct 30, 2020
    The annual conference will be held virtually and feature 16 sessions. As in previous conferences, this meeting will cover current topics such as the 2021 corn and soybean markets; the […]

    Manage Escaped Weeds Prior to Harvest – Video Sep 4, 2020

    🕔Sep 4, 2020
    About to harvest? The soil seedbank serves as the source of next season’s weed problems. Weed seeds in the soil were deposited by plants that escaped control in previous years. […]


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