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

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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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Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic Report May 15-24

May 24, 2017

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Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic Reporting Regions

Plant & Pest Diagnostic Clinic Report May 1-17

May 18, 2017
The May 1-17 report from the Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic covers a number of wheat diseases in various districts.

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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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