Category: Disease & Pest Management

The Return of Corn Rootworm

For the past several years, Western Corn Rootworm have been isolated to just a few hot spots across the Corn Belt and in heavy continuous corn acres. ...

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Black Cutworm in Corn

Lifecycle and Damage ...

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Fungicide Timing: Corn & Soybean

Fungicides can be an effective tool in fighting against yield losses caused by fungal pathogens. ...

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White Mold

The fungus, Sclerotinia Sclerotiorum, can overwinter for several years in the soil as sclerotia. ...

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Soybean Gall Midge

Resseliella maxima (Gagné) is a new midge species first confirmed in 2011, much is still unknown. ...

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SDS & SCN

Reports of Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) in soybean fields have been pouring in over the past week. Up until this point reports had been rather minor (at least in Missouri). Foliar symptoms of SDS typically start showing in mid-late July and early August during the reproductive cycle of the plants. Th...

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Tar Spot Management
Considerations

The Tar Spot complex has more questions than answers when trying to plan for the 2019 growing season, but the AgriGold Agronomy Team has put together their insights on some management strategies. Reduce the stress level in the corn crop: Corn fields that were under severe stress from various sources...

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Physoderma Stalk Rot

Physoderma maydis, causes both foliar and the stalk rot phase....

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Rapid Growth Syndrome in Corn

Wrapped or twisted whorls in corn can be referred to as Rapid Growth Syndrome. It is also commonly called accelerated growth syndrome, buggy whipping, roping, twisted whorl syndrome, wrapped whorls and onion leafing. This phenomenon occurs when leaves fail to unfurl properly and become tightly wrapp...

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