Alabama: Soybean Rust Can Overwinter on Kudzu Mar 24, 2022
Soybean rust, a fungal pathogen of soybean, can overwintered on kudzu. Kudzu, a tropical legume, is the main overwintering host for the pathogen in the United States. Soybean rust survives […]
Soybean rust was found and confirmed on soybeans in Hyde County, NC. Soybean rust has the potential to cause significant yield loss when conditions are conducive for disease (12 hours […]
Kentucky: Update on Soybean Rust Sep 18, 2020
Although soybean rust has not yet been observed in Kentucky this year, it is likely present in the state. Soybean rust was recently reported in southern Illinois (Union County, IL). […]
Soybean rust was confirmed in Ashley, Chicot, Lincoln and Phillips counties the week of August 30th. Fields were all R6-R7 and rust was not difficult to find. The occurrence of […]
Frogeye leaf spot is active in the state and can cause severe yield loss on susceptible varieties. Fortunately, many varieties planted in Alabama appear to have some level of resistance […]
With all the counties in AL with soybean rust present, many Middle TN later planted soybean fields will most likely benefit from a fungicide application for yield protection.
Georgia: Disease Pressure Increasing in Most Crops Jul 22, 2020
Bob Kemerait, UGA Extension Plant Pathologist, provides a brief update on the current disease situations in soybeans, corn, peanuts, and cotton.
Soybean rust (SBR) was found on kudzu in Lockhart in Covington County, and in Brewton in Escambia County Alabama late last week. The disease was previously detected in Baldwin, Mobile […]
Though we are still generally early in the season, there are a few things I want to bring to your attention. We have been allowed to continue our survey of […]
Soybean rust has been detected in 43 of the state’s 67 counties. The rust pathogen, Phakospora pachyrhiza, has been found in commercial fields as far north as Limestone, Madison and DeKalb counties […]