Georgia Corn: Crop Tasseling, Little Disease Present Jun 1, 2018

    🕔Jun 1, 2018
    This is what our corn looks like in the field right now. Some in the county is already tasseling. I’m mostly seeing little spots of herbicide drift. This is from the […]

    Kentucky Corn: Southern Rust – What You Should Know Jun 21, 2017

    🕔Jun 21, 2017
    Southern rust of corn (caused by the fungus, Puccinia polysora) caused yield losses on several acres of corn in Kentucky during 2016, which raised awareness of this disease going into […]

    Georgia Corn: More Southern Rust Confirmed Jun 9, 2016

    🕔Jun 9, 2016
    Last week, Southern Rust of Corn was confirmed in Georgia in Seminole County. This week, it has been confirmed in Wayne County (as of June 6th, 2016). This is big […]

    Georgia: Southern Corn Rust Found Jun 1, 2016

    🕔Jun 1, 2016
    SOUTHERN CORN RUST Southern corn rust is the most important disease affecting corn in Georgia. The disease was found today (6/1) in a very small amount in Seminole County on […]

    Louisiana Corn and Wheat: Rains Add Disease Concerns to Other Problems Apr 19, 2016

    🕔Apr 19, 2016
    Fusarium head blight has been of utmost concern to the few wheat producers we have this year, along with other foliar diseases. Damping off has been a problem in corn, […]

    Georgia Corn: El Nino Could Interrupt Planting Feb 26, 2016

    🕔Feb 26, 2016
    University of Georgia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist Bob Kemerait cautions Georgia corn farmers about the El Nino weather pattern that will likely interfere with planting this March. A delay would […]

    Corn: Southern Rust Showing Up Earlier, Racing North – DTN Feb 24, 2016

    🕔Feb 24, 2016
    The rusty orange dust that coated Scates Farm’s combines last fall was as damaging as it was messy and unexpected. The dust came from the Southern corn rust disease that […]

    Nebraska: Managing Southern Corn Rust, Frogeye Leaf Spot Jul 30, 2015

    🕔Jul 30, 2015
    Southern rust in corn has been confirmed in 10 counties including Butler County in east central Nebraska as well as frogeye leaf spot (Figure 1) in soybeans in Dodge, Saunders, […]

    Texas Corn: Rains, Humidity Promote Increased Disease Development Jul 23, 2015

    🕔Jul 23, 2015
    Our above average rainfall this season has obliged most of our grain crops. Although many of our Hale & Swisher fields are later than we would prefer, irrigation systems have […]

    Nebraska Corn: Southern Rust Detected in Kansas, Start Scouting Jul 17, 2015

    🕔Jul 17, 2015
    Southern corn rust has been confirmed in five counties in southeast Kansas.  The disease has not yet been confirmed in Nebraska.  Spores from the disease in locations south of Nebraska […]


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