Crop diseases


  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers may see sprouting of corn and soybean seed where there has been a combination of rain and high temperatures, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Bill Wiebold.
  • Thursday, September 15, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension agronomists are reporting diplodia and other corn ear rot diseases in parts of the state.
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  • Tuesday, September 6, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Missouri cornfields appear to have escaped a bacterial disease confirmed in neighboring Corn Belt states.
  • Tuesday, August 30, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers should scout cornfields now for anthracnose and other stalk rots.
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  • Friday, July 15, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Cornfields in northeastern Missouri this spring were more uneven following prevented planting acres. Typically, they were phosphorus-deficient and had slower early growth than fields following soybean. These are symptoms associated with corn fallow syndrome, which is known to stunt corn and cause purple, phosphorus-deficient leaves and poorly developed roots.
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