Pennsylvania Corn: Scouting for Stalk Rots Sep 21, 2022

    🕔Sep 21, 2022
    Factors that impact the development of stalk rots include carbohydrate stress due to things like pests and diseases, fertility, water, and hybrid genetics. When different abiotic or biotic factors stress […]

    Iowa Corn: End of Season Thoughts – Stalk Rot, Ear Rot, Tar Spot Sep 16, 2021

    🕔Sep 16, 2021
    As the 2021 growing season comes to a close, what should you be thinking about in terms of corn disease and how that might impact your harvest plans? Crown and […]

    Ohio Corn: Foliar Diseases May Affect Stalk Strength and Quality Sep 14, 2021

    🕔Sep 14, 2021
    Causes of Stalk Rot Several factors may contribute to stalk rot, including extreme weather conditions, inadequate fertilization, problems with nutrient uptake, insects, and diseases. This year, the combined effects of […]

    Nebraska: Crown and Stalk Rot Sampling Tips Aug 31, 2021

    🕔Aug 31, 2021
    As you continue to scout fields late in the season, it is important to collect the right kind of sample to ensure proper diagnosis. Over the course of several days, […]

    Ohio Corn: Stalk Rots Showing Up in Some Fields Oct 21, 2020

    🕔Oct 21, 2020
    Corn harvest is progressing very slowly across the state as the crop is taking unusually long to dry down this year. The longer the crop stays in the field, there […]

    Iowa Corn: Scout Fields for Stalk Rot Sep 24, 2020

    🕔Sep 24, 2020
    The challenges of this growing season continued this month when a storm front brought more than 3 inches of rain to much of the state. While the rainfall was welcome […]

    Nebraska Corn: Stalk Quality Concerns Widespread Oct 4, 2019

    🕔Oct 4, 2019
    Extremely stressful growing conditions occurred during much of 2019 in Nebraska, including wet conditions early that delayed planting, record rainfall during July and August, and continued wet conditions into September. […]

    Iowa Corn: Thoughts, Observations on Ear, Stalk Rots Sep 24, 2019

    🕔Sep 24, 2019
    As corn fields start to reach maturity across the state of Iowa, we need to start thinking about stalk and ear rots, particularly in terms of scheduling harvest and grain […]

    Corn Hybrids: Making Sure They Stand Strong into Harvest – DTN Sep 10, 2019

    🕔Sep 10, 2019
    Pat Sanstrom started scouting corn early this season. Like many farmers, he was forced to plant some fields into wetter-than-ideal conditions and later than preferred. “The best way to know […]

    Nebraska Corn: Stalk, Grain Quality Decline in Wet Weather Oct 17, 2018

    🕔Oct 17, 2018
    Stalk and ear rot diseases continue to become more evident in many cornfields across Nebraska where prolonged periods of wet weather have delayed corn harvest. Producers should monitor for diseases […]


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