Kyle Broderick - Coordinator of the UNL Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic

Loren Giesler

(student, faculty)
Graduate Student Post-Baccalaureate Grad Studies
Work PLSH 448
Lincoln NE 68583-0722
US
Work 402-472-2559 On-campus 2-2559

Southern rust on a corn leaf
Figure 1. Southern rust has been confirmed in corn in eight eastern Nebraska counties and growers are urged to scout from now through August, as weather conditions are quite favorable for its development.

Southern Rust Confirmed in Corn in 8 Eastern Nebraska Counties July 19, 2017

Southern rust has been confirmed in corn in 8 eastern Nebraska counties and growers are urged to scout vigilantly to schedule optimal timing of treatment, if needed. Most systemic fungicides can provide protection of leaves from future infections for 21-28 days.

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Nebraska ag reporting districts

Crop Diseases Confirmed by Plant & Pest Lab June 27 - July 13 July 14, 2017

A number of diseases were confirmed in corn, soybeans, and hops in the past two weeks.

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common corn smut on an ear

Several Corn Diseases Developing Across Nebraska July 13, 2017

Several diseases, as well as other problems that look like diseases, have been confirmed in corn samples from around the state. These diseases can be difficult to differentiate from each other and from abiotic causes. This story offers photos and brief descriptions to aid your diagnosis before making treatment decisions.

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Severe holcus spot on corn leaves
Severe holcus spot on corn leaves

Crop Diseases Confirmed by Plant & Pest Lab June 15-27 June 29, 2017

Holcus spot in corn was among the diseases diagnosed by the UNL Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab in samples submitted June 15-27. See what diseases were confirmed in corn, soybean, wheat, and hops.

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Bacterial leaf streak lesions of corn

Bacterial Leaf Streak Confirmed on V4 Corn in Nebraska June 15, 2017

Bacterial leaf streak disease has been confirmed on a sample submitted to the UNL Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic from Adams County. The corn was at the V4 growth stage and represents the earliest that the disease has been confirmed in a field.

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Kyle Broderick
Kyle Broderick

Kyle Broderick, New Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic Coordinator May 17, 2017

On April 1, I became coordinator of the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic after working as an extension technologist in a University of Nebraska soybean pathology lab for six years.

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Map of Nebraska by USDA NASS districts

Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic Report May 11, 2017

Diseases reported in crop plant samples submitted to the UNL Plant and Pest Diagnostic Lab March 1 to May 1.

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