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8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
USDA just announced the presence of Bacterial leaf streak in corn, as determined by recent surveys of the Corn Belt states. Read more on the identification from this Bulletin article.

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8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
Bacterial leaf streak in corn was recently identified in Iowa. The disease has been found on field corn, seed corn, popcorn, and sweet corn. Read more on the disease from this Integrated Crop Management article.

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8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
Bacterial leaf streak disease of corn, caused by Xanthomonas vasicola pv. vasculorum, has now been confirmed in Nebraska, as well as in Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, and Kansas. Find out more on the disease and its symptoms from this Crop Watch article.

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8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
The purpose of this farmdoc daily article is to review the information in scientific articles and provide a more informed understanding of the role of the Agricultural Statistics Board in generating these important market-moving forecasts.

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8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
Alert! There have been numerous reports of high western bean cutworm infestations and damage in south and central Michigan, including in Bt corn hybrids. Read more on the need to check for damage from this MSU Extension news article.

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8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
There are three major ways to minimize the extent of compaction at harvest. These include managing axle loads, properly inflating field equipment tires, and controlling field traffic. Read more on all these variables from this Minnesota Crop News article.

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8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
With a fair amount of heat in South Dakota this summer, the corn crop is in very little danger of frost damage this fall. Temperature data for 2016 show that very few areas will be at risk of frost damage before black layer, or maturity, is reached in the corn crop. Read more on projected maturity dates from this Pest & Crop Newsletter article.

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8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
Over the last 7 days we have had numerous calls about ear drop in non-Bt corn fields. In 99.9% of the cases, the amount of ears hitting the ground is completely negligible and will not result in any yield loss at all. However read about what's behind the phenomenon from this Mississippi Crop Situation article.

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8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
Row crops are maturing fast and some are showing a lot of weed escapes from waterhemp, velvetleaf, and marestail. To reduce germination of weed seeds and help with harvest late spraying or pre-harvest spraying may be an option for these fields. Read more on options available from this Pest & Crop Newsletter article.

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8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
As the growing season wraps up, producers have an opportunity to further improve their water use efficiency by properly timing their final irrigation application. Read more on the timing of the final irrigation from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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