Crop Disease

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This Week on N Field: Ear Rots and Storage Considerations

October 13, 2023
Nebraska Extension Educator Amy Timmerman shares tips on scouting for ear rots during corn harvest and avoiding mold development in bins.   

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It’s the Season for Controlling Soybean Cyst Nematode

October 3, 2023
Soybean cyst nematode can cause up to 30% yield loss with no significant aboveground symptoms, making soil sampling at the end of soybean season a critical part of managing this crop pest.

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This Week on N Field: Push Test for Corn Stalk Rot

September 29, 2023
Nebraska Extension Educator Amy Timmerman explains how to conduct a push test to identify stalk rot before harvesting your corn fields.

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This Week on N Field: Sudden Death Syndrome of Soybean

September 15, 2023
Learn how to accurately identify sudden death syndrome in soybeans and select appropriate control options for your operation.

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This Week on N Field: Disease Concerns After Hail Damage

July 27, 2023
Hail damage can wound plants, but will this damage increase the amount of disease you will see in the field? Nebraska Extension specialists share insights on whether a fungicide could benefit your damaged crop.

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This Week on N Field: White Mold in Soybeans

July 20, 2023
White mold in your soybeans? In this N Field Observations, Nebraska Extension Educator Amy Timmerman discusses how field history, irrigation and row spacing are important factors affecting the presence of white mold as well as what you can do if it is in your field.

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This Week on N Field: Hail Damage on Corn

July 13, 2023
A review of the immediate and long-term impacts of hail damage on corn to assist producers with decision-making for the remainder of the growing season.

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Figure 1. Tan spot on a wheat leaf. (Photos by Stephen Wegulo)

After-harvest Wheat Disease Management Strategies for Reducing Losses in 2024

July 13, 2023
Strategies that can be used between now and planting winter wheat this fall to minimize losses due to diseases during next year’s growing season.

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