Category Archives: Diseases

Glyphosate-Resistant Johnsongrass can Foster an Old Corn Disease

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Stunted corn near Johnsongrass

Two old and now “new” again corn viral diseases Maize Dwarf Mosaic (MDM) and Maize Chlorotic Dwarf (MCDV) have been causing severe stunting of corn in a few fields in southwest Tennessee. With the slowly increasing spread of glyphosate-resistant (GR) Johnsongrass it was only a matter of time before these two diseases would once again become an issue in corn. Continue reading

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Early season tobacco tips

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Authored by Mitchell Richmond and Zachariah HansenNow that everyone is washing their tobacco setters [transplanters] to be garaged until next year, it is a great time to think about some of the crop management decisions for the upcoming field season.  These decisions may include solutions for pest control in your tobacco crop. Continue reading

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Wheat Disease Update – Stripe Rust, Bacterial Leaf Streak, and Head Scab Risk

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To date there have been additional reports of stripe rust in West TN and some fields with bacterial leaf streak. As wheat starts to bloom, continue to monitor the Fusarium Head Blight(FHB)/Head Scab model to assess if fungicide application is needed. Continue reading

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The New UTcrops.com !!!

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If you haven’t noticed, our UTcrops.com website has gotten a facelift.  You may not recognize it when you first visit us at  https://utcrops.com/.  However, it’s organized similarly to the old version.  I’m sure there are a few bugs that need to be fixed, but take a look!  This site gives you ready access to essentially all UT resources related to row crop production.

 

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