2017 Field Crop Fungicide Efficacy Tables Now Posted

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The 2017 fungicide efficacy tables are now posted for foliar diseases of corn, soybeans, and small grains. New this year is an added efficacy table for fungicides effective against seedling diseases of soybean. You can access these tables by clicking directly on […]

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Northern Corn Leaf Blight Positively Identified in Wisconsin in 2016

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison I was hoping that I would write this article later in the year. But it has happened relatively early for us. We have positively confirmed northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) on field corn at about the V7-V8 growth stage near Janesville, WI this week. This […]

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Corn Diseases of 2015 and Should I Spray Fungicide?

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin The phone has been ringing a lot lately and the primary questions are: What corn diseases should I be concerned with this year in Wisconsin? Should I spray a fungicide? And If so, what product and timing? Lets start with the first question. As far […]

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Time to Start Looking for Corn Diseases in Wisconsin

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison The 2014 field season was a bit of a challenge for corn growers in Wisconsin, to say the least. We had poor growing conditions, which made for a lot of challenges including diseases. On the top of that list in Wisconsin was […]

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Fungicide Efficacy Tables Updated For 2015!

The corn, soybean, and small grains fungicide efficacy tables have been updated for the 2015 field season. The efficacy tables reflect efficacy ratings from a group of land grant extension pathologists from around the country. These ratings are based on unbiased, university efficacy trials over multiple years and locations. Not all products labeled for a […]

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