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 soybean field look sickly? Watch The University of Tennessee – Virtual Soybean Disease Field Day at https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLu1wQWoPjWdeZwU9N7NLUTpk4And6Z–j Continue reading
With all the counties in AL with soybean rust present, many Middle TN later planted soybean fields will most likely benefit from a fungicide application for yield protection.
This past week samples from Chester, Lauderdale, and Montgomery Counties in Tennessee were confirmed to have southern corn rust, so the question is do you need to put out a fungicide application… Continue reading
As soybean fields are blooming, disease scouting needs to start to guide fungicide application decisions. Continue reading
Relatively low disease has been observed in Tennessee so far. The warmer winters most areas had may have allowed survival of disease inoculum and paired with storms coming from the south could result in more disease development this season, so scouting and correctly identifying diseases are important. Continue reading
Wheat is in bloom across the state and considerations for fungicide applications are being made. While little has been reported on foliar diseases in wheat, the Fusarium Head Blight Prediction model has shown some increased levels of risk for Head Scab. Continue reading