Understanding When Diseases Occur Corn diseases, such as, Gray Leaf Spot and Northern Corn Leaf Blight, will began to appear late in the season. Diseases will occur when a pathogen comes in to contact with the right host crop under favorable environment conditions. The pathogen, host, and environment conditions make up the disease triangle; all […]
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Most disease developments like Frogeye favor warm and humid conditions along with frequent rainfalls. The weather we have been experiencing lately fits this description perfectly. There is no doubt this will encourage early onset of disease this year. Not to mention, most crops are further ahead in GDUs than last year.
If you have plans to take advantage of this beautiful weather to make fall chemical applications, take a moment to think back to your soybean field planting conditions this spring. Did you have issues planting due to corn stalk degradation? Did you see germination problems due to corn stalk residue? Did you see increased early […]