Pay close attention to foliar disease (Southwest Iowa)

Wet weather and humid conditions are forcing growers to pay close attention to the development of foliar diseases. In today’s report, I’ll discuss what to look look for when scouting fields and provide agronomic recommendations.

Todd Wesley

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Aproach® Prima fungicide

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Growers slowly getting back in fields (Northern Illinois)

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Shown here on June 30, 2015, this field in Kewanee, Illinois has been affected by Septoria Brown Spot.

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Shown here on June 30, 2015, this field in Ulah, Illinois has been affected by Northern Corn Leaf Blight .

As growers are slowly getting back in to their fields and working to control recent weeds, it is important to remember height restrictions and label directions when considering a herbicide application. I’ll discuss more on this topic and give an update of what I have seen while scouting fields in today’s report.

Jason McVicker

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Aproach® fungicide
DuPont™ Aproach® Prima fungicide

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Reports of Northern corn leaf blight in area fields (Western Missouri)

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This field in Concordia, Missouri, shown here on June 24, 2015, has been affected by Northern corn leaf blight.

Recent wet conditions have forced growers to pay close attention to their fields. Northern corn leaf blight has been reported in my fields across my territory. In today’s report. I’ll discuss options to control this disease and provide additional agronomic insights.

Kylee Nodine

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Aproach® Prima fungicide

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Gray leaf spot present in area corn fields (Northeast Missouri)

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I found gray leaf spot in this corn field near Pilot Grove, Missouri on June 30, 2015.

As I scouted fields this week, I was amazed and concerned by the amount of gray leaf spot pressure I found. I’ll discuss more scouting findings and how to control this disease in today’s report.

Rick Wesley

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Aproach® Prima fungicide

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Rain and wet weather causes disease progression (Northwest Iowa)

Throughout my area, we’ve continued to receive plenty of rain and conditions remain wet. Disease pressure is progressing quickly and growers must consider protecting their crops and investment with fungicide applications. I’ll discuss more in today’s report.

Josh Croatt

Agronomic recommendations referenced in this post include:
DuPont™ Aproach® fungicide
DuPont™ Aproach® Prima fungicide

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