Category Archives: Diseases

Reminder: Soybean Disease Field Day Sept. 9th

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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

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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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