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Corn and Soybean Disease Scouting Challenges This Year By: 07/23/2014 @ 2:23pm

This growing season has had some unusual weather. And it may be affecting what you should be looking for when scouting your fields.“Weather has been a big factor this…

Weed Management Tour By: 07/11/2014 @ 4:37pm

Spray nozzles, preemergence herbicides, and planting dates can help you battle pesky weeds.

Tea Seed Meal Without Straw By: 07/07/2014 @ 11:00pm

Tea seed meal without straw is the residue of tea seeds (also named camellia seeds) after camellia oil extraction…

Flushing Out the Fungicide Triangle By: 05/08/2014 @ 3:11pm

For a moment, flash back to the most basic concept of Plant Pathology 101: the disease triangle. Host + pathogen + environment = disease. For a plant disease to occur, all three factors must first converge…

Last Winter Won’t Chill 2014 Fungal Disease By: 05/08/2014 @ 2:57pm

Remember last winter’s chill that cut through your Carhartts? Unfortunately, it didn’t chill the fungal disease pathogens that threaten your corn and soybeans in 2014. Pathogens that cause diseases like…

Palmer Amaranth Management By: 04/04/2014 @ 5:04pm

Palmer amaranth is spreading throughout the country, and it is going to require careful management. This weed has the ability to grow two to three inches per day. The effectiveness of  foliar-applied…

Taming Tropical Invasives By: 03/21/2014 @ 3:35pm

Raised on a central Florida orange and cattle ranch, Joe Walter has been battling invasive tropical plants since he was a kid. “Because of our climate, there is no letup,” he says. “Around here…

Controlling Pigweed By: 03/21/2014 @ 12:10pm

The pigweed family of weeds is a late-season stalker of soybeans. It often survives your best early-control efforts and ends up towering over soybean fields in August and September. This infamous weed family…

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