IC-498(23) -- September 10, 2007

Plant Diseases

Outbreak of southern rust on corn

Severe leaf blighting due to southern rust has occurred throughout central and southern Iowa.
Announcements

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Crop Production

Summer flooding of hay fields and pastures

Extended periods of higher than normal rainfall patterns can all cause management concerns for forage crops.
Plant Diseases

Top dieback in corn: Is anthracnose the cause?

How to diagnose anthracnose top dieback.
Announcements

Tevis receives I-CASH Hall of Fame award

Iowa's Center for Agricultural Safety and Health names its 2007 awardee.
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