In Case You Missed It: Tar Spot in Corn is Officially is Iowa

December 12, 2018

In case you missed Iowa State Extension and Outreach Corn Pathologist Alison Robertson's presentation on corn diseases at this year's Integrated Crop Management (ICM) conference, tar spot in corn has been officially confirmed, and has been identified in several counties in the state of Iowa. 

Foliar Fungicide Decisions for Late-Planted Crops

July 22, 2019

A new article recently released through the Crop Protection Network (CPN) discusses how to make fungicide decisions in corn and soybean, given the delayed planting scenarios across the Midwest. The article takes into account yield potential at various planting times throughout the North Central region, as well as the previous wet and cool conditions when evaluating for a positive return on investment, in 2019. Also considered in the article is the potential damage that frost can do to overall yield, which also impact your return on investment.