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Diseases
November 26, 2018
Got Stink bugs??

This past growing season, damage caused by stink bugs proved to be one of the biggest surprises to many growers. The reality is, there are several species of stink bugs that feed on corn and soybeans in the Ohio and Indiana regions (Fig 1). Stink bugs will overwinter in any type of ground cover or[…]

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September 26, 2018
Common Corn Diseases – Part 2: Stalk Diseases

Your corn, regardless of the field, is threatened by common stalk and ear disease each year. This is the second of a two-part series that looks closer at some of the most common stalk and ear disease as well as how to avoid them.   Yes, Stalk Rot Can Happen to Your Fields Stalk rots[…]

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September 14, 2018
Common Corn Diseases – Part 1: Ear Diseases

There are several common ear and stalk diseases that affect corn every year, and regardless of field, there’s always a risk for disease. As we look forward to harvest, now is the time to identify and plan for proper storage of potentially moldy grain. This is the first of a two-part series that investigates the[…]

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July 20, 2018
Frogeye Leaf Spot

Growers and EdgeUp Advisor’s are seeing high levels of Frogeye leaf spot disease in soybeans located in southern Indiana. If you have any further questions, please contact your EdgeUp Advisor today! What is it? Frogeye leaf spot is a disease that can infect leaves, stems and pods of soybeans. This disease could be due to[…]

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July 13, 2018
Gray Leaf Spot

What is it? Gray leaf spot, known as GLS, is a disease found in corn. It is a fungal pathogen of cercospora zeae. GLS can be one of the most yielding limiting factors in corn production. GLS connected to the loss of photosynthetic area from leaf blight can result in stalk lodging. How can I[…]

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