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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…

Soybean Fungicides: Are they worth it? By: 08/05/2014 @ 3:50pm

We are approaching or are at the R3 stage of soybeans in many fields (see the picture above of a soybean plant at the…

2014 White Mold Pressure Pattern Similar to 2009 By: 08/05/2014 @ 3:44pm

The last year we had a significant amount of white mold pressure was 2009. As you may (or may not) recall, 2009 was…

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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. it's a natural pesticide and organic fertilizer widely used on agriculture, aquaculture…

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…

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