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7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM
In this Crop & Pest Report article Rich Zollinger lists reasons why it is being called "Satan" and why growers should quickly destroy any plants found.

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7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM
Sam Markell and Shana Pederson have received dozens of calls about soybean downy mildew in the last week. This is a disease that is often seen in soybeans, but generally occurs at very low levels and rarely causes economic yield loss. Read more on the disease from this Crop & Pest Report article.

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7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM
The wet growing season has made weed management especially challenging for farmers in the Eastern Corn Belt. Read more on managing weeds from this Brownfield AgNews article.

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7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
Annually, we conduct a survey to estimate Helicoverpa zea (corn earworm) infestation levels in field corn in mid- to late July. Corn is considered a nursery crop for corn earworm, allowing the pest to complete a lifecycle and then move on to other crops such as soybean, cotton, and peanut in August. Read more on results of the survey from this Ag Pest & Crop Advisory article.

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7/30/2015 12:00:00 AM
Mississippi soybean farmers are projected to harvest the most acres in over 25 years despite narrow planting windows and issues getting the crop established. Read more on forecasted soybean acres from this Delta Farm Press article.

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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Growers who have been hit the hardest by Mother Nature this year are already looking ahead to 2016. Read more on getting past the challenges of 2015 from this Brownfield Ag News article.

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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
The 2015 season has again been an interesting adventure. We managed to plant soybeans early or on-time in much of the state and then the rains started and have kept things fairly wet. Combined with cooler temperatures, this moisture has brought about the risk for several disease on soybean in Wisconsin. Read more on the mid-season soybean diseases being seen from this Wisconsin Crop Manager article.

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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Farmers are faced with tough agronomic decisions this year. The warm wet weather is making conditions just right for development of crop diseases. Find out more on disease pressure from this Brownfield Ag News article and audio.

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7/29/2015 12:00:00 AM
Over the last week we have been getting a lot of calls about extremely high bean leaf beetle numbers. Most calls have come from the Northwest Delta region of the state. Read more on the pest, thresholds and control options from this Mississippi Crop Situation article.

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7/28/2015 12:00:00 AM
As our soybean begins to develop flowers and pods, we need to be aware of stink bugs that will begin feeding. Read more on stink bug feeding from this C.O.R.N. Newsletter article.

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