Disease Development Associated with Early-season Hail Damage in Corn
July 7, 2022
Several diseases resulting from hail and wind injury have been verified in corn across the state and are likely to worsen under current environmental conditions.
Fungicide Resistance and Management of Frogeye Leaf Spot of Soybean in Nebraska
June 16, 2022
Frogeye leaf spot — which will likely begin appearing in Nebraska soybeans within the next few weeks — can cause significant yield loss, but there are effective management options available.
Conditions Favor Seedling Diseases in Early Planted Corn and Soybeans
May 25, 2022
As heavy rains and cool soils continue during early plant development, be sure to monitor seedling emergence and stand establishment to detect diseases as early as possible.
Seed Selection Can Help Manage Diseases Next Year
October 27, 2021
Reviewing diseases that have caused issues in previous years can help you select more disease-resistant corn hybrids and soybean varieties for the upcoming growing season.
Tar Spot Disease of Corn Confirmed in Several Nebraska Counties
October 21, 2021
Tar spot was confirmed in seven eastern Nebraska counties during recent weeks, and there are likely additional corn fields in other counties where the disease can be found.
Sample for Soybean Cyst Nematode This Fall
September 28, 2021
It is a busy time of year as harvest begins across the state, but this is the perfect time to collect soil samples for soybean cyst nematode while waiting in the field in a grain cart or truck as the combine fills.
Corn and Soybean Disease Update: Southern Rust, Frogeye Leaf Spot, and Phytophthora Root and Stem Rot
July 21, 2021
Following identification of southern rust, Phytophthora root and stem rot, and frogeye leaf spot in areas throughout the state, producers are encouraged to scout and be prepared to apply the appropriate fungicide treatments.
Managing Soybean Cyst Nematode Starts Now
March 17, 2021
Preparing for the annual battle against soybean cyst nematode? Extension experts weigh in on your strategy options and offer tips on how to start winning the war.