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Don’t Stop Walking Fields

Posted on Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 by jgibson

We are in field day season, which means harvest will be here before we know it. Continue to walk your fields to avoid any surprises at harvest. We are happy to walk fields with you to address any “last minute” diseases and/or insect pests. Disease pressure to watch Southern rust continues to be a concern…

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Mid-Season Scouting

Posted on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 by jgibson

Last week we saw a decrease in daily temperatures and an increase in insect pests. There’s a range of foliar diseases and insect pests we’re scouting for this week and, we’re going to try to cover them all in this week’s agronomy update. Southern rust With confirmation in almost all counties south of I-70 in…

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Southern Rust Confirmed North

Posted on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 by jgibson

Southern rust has been confirmed in several counties across our footprint. The disease has migrated north earlier than usual and is alarming because of the number of late planted corn acres. Early detection of foliar diseases and properly timed fungicide applications can stop disease development and be economically beneficial.  Southern rust of cornSouthern rust has small,…

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