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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This year’s planting season took off quick and didn’t stop. Much like planting, the crops have emerged rapidly and have had some great growing conditions. While we are thankful for the change in pace compared to last year, it also means disease will be very prevalent this year. Some major corn leaf diseases have already […]
No doubt this year hasn’t come without its challenges. The past ten days, some areas have seen a month’s worth of rain from just a storm or two.
It was a tough planting season in part of the Corn Belt this year. Now that the crops are finally growing, you need to protect them from diseases and insects. Which pathogens will be more prevalent this summer depends on the weather. However, cool, wet weather this spring appears ominous for the spread of northern […]