IC-498(14) -- June 11, 2007

Plant Diseases

Anthracnose leaf blight starting to show up in corn

Warm, wet weather has favored dispersal of this fungus.

CCA credit opportunity--June 21

Join us June 21 at the SE Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm.
Insects and Mites

Don't confuse western bean cutworm with other moths

See pictures of cutworm moth lookalikes.
Insects and Mites

Soybean rust update and outlook, June 2007

Computer models predict the risk.
Insects and Mites

Early soybean aphid outbreak--to the east

What does this mean for Iowa soybean growers?
Crop Production

Plant coloring differences based on management and weather

This is the year of multi-colored corn.
Plant Diseases

Monitoring soybean rust

Giving producers the best possible risk assessment.

Deadline approaching for 2007 I-CASH

Submit a nomination for the Center for Agricultural Safety and Health Hall of Fame award.
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