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7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM
As we move into August with late planted corn we need to be prepared to protect it from disease which most likely will develop as they did on the earlier planted acres. This West Plains IPM Updateincludes some slides which will provide some help in identifying these various diseases in corn and some of the conditions which promote occurrence. Next you will find a table of Fungicides Labelled for Corn, and which diseases they help manage.

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7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM
Southern rust has now been laboratory-confirmed in a number of south central and eastern counties. Read more on diseases in corn from this Nebraska Crop Watch article.

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7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM
Abundance of potato psyllids in potato fields in Idaho this week slightly increased, with 57 psyllids captured (compared to 43 last week) across the Treasure Valley, Magic Valley, and Upper Snake. Read more on potato psyllid populations from this pest alert.

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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
Vegetable harvest is peaking on Delmarva. Unfortunately, we often see pollination problems in fruiting vegetables when weather conditions are unfavorable and 2015 is no exception. Read more on some of the pollination disorders being seen from this Weekly Crop Update 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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7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM
The majority of the corn in Kansas is in the reproductive period. From this point towards harvest farmers and consultants can begin to make reasonable estimates for corn yield potential. Read more on estimating corn yield potential from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM
Nitrogen will leach when soil water content becomes greater than the maximum soil water holding capacity, as excess water will drain below the root zone carrying within it soluble nitrogen, mostly as nitrate. Read more on the risk of high nitrogen leaching from this Crop Watch article.

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7/31/2015 12:00:00 AM
This Integrated Crop Management article is an update of the status of the soil water-nitrogen and the expected corn-soybean yields at the end of the season for eight cropping systems in Iowa.

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