Mid-Season Update on Fungicides and Corn Diseases

July 23, 2014

We continue to receive several questions about Northern corn leaf blight, Goss’s wilt and fungicides. Here is some additional information.

Basics of fungicides

Parts of rural Iowa are abuzz about fungicide use to manage some emerging diseases, and we have received several questions about the basics of fungicides. A quick reminder, APS PRESS recently published a book geared towards farmers and agronomists on the basics of fungicides. It is available in print, Kindle version, and online through the Plant Management Network. The Plant Management Network also has several webinars on fungicide use for managing leaf diseases on corn and soybean. Note: membership may be required to access some information on Plant Management Network.

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