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Laura C Jesse

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Extension Program Specialist IV
Insect Diagnostician
Area of Expertise: 
Insects, Diagnostics, Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

Northern Leaf Blight Prevalent in Iowa

July 23, 2014

Northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) has been reported in numerous fields in Iowa.  Most of the reports have come from central and western Iowa, but since the pathogen that causes this disease is spread by wind and rain, the disease could be more widespread.