Even with some rain in the forecast, the dry to drought conditions in Tennessee have reduced disease development and hence reduced the potential to break even on a fungicide in corn.
So far only the usual suspects of powdery mildew (when it was still cool) and now Septoria have been reported in Tennessee wheat. Continue reading
Even though wheat is still dormant, you don’t have to be when it comes to learning about Fusarium Head Blight (FHB)/head scab of wheat and barley. On March 15, 2022 there is a free 2-hour webinar (called “Scabinar”) starting at 10:00 am CST. Continue reading
Do you know a college student who is interested in science or agriculture, but needs more experience before starting their career? Tell them about the USDA-NIFA funded Research and Extension Experiences for Undergraduates (REEU) Internship at the West TN AgResearch and Education Center in Jackson, TN. Continue reading
Taking soil samples this fall? Why not send them for nematode screening? Take the test and beat the pest! Read on to learn how to take and submit soil samples and the importance of soybean cyst nematode (SCN). Continue reading
Wondering what’s been making your soybeans sickly? Come to The University of Tennessee Soybean Disease Field Day, held Thursday, Sept. 9th, at the Milan Research and Education Center. Registration will be from 8:30-9:00 AM with the tour beginning at 9 AM and concluding with a box lunch. Preregistration is not required. Pesticide re-certification and CCA points will be available. Continue reading
As scouting of cotton continues there are some diseases to be on the look out for… Continue reading
As soybean fields are blooming, disease scouting needs to start to guide fungicide application decisions. Continue reading