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.
Farmer Focus: Growers Evaluate Xyway™ LFR® Fungicide as an Alternative to Aerial Applications
May 25, 2022
Results of eight Nebraska on-farm research trials on using Xyway™ LFR® as an alternative to mid-season foliar fungicide applications, particularly where aerial applications are restricted or infeasible.
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.
Triazole Phytotoxicity in Soybeans
August 26, 2021
Soybeans across Nebraska are currently presenting symptoms common with Sudden Death Syndrome and Brown Stem Rot; however, recent samples indicate many of the affected fields are experiencing phytotoxicity due to the application of a triazole (DMI) fungicide.
Track Stripe and Leaf Rust in Winter Wheat Across Nebraska
May 10, 2023
Producers are encouraged to report wheat stripe and leaf rust sightings again this year to help Nebraska Extension continue monitoring movement of these crop diseases throughout the state.
Nebraska Soybean Foliar Fungicide Use Survey
March 17, 2021
Offered until May 31, the foliar fungicide use survey will help UNL researchers determine future Extension programming to best meet the needs of soybean growers and other agribusiness professionals.
Considerations for Foliar Fungicide Use in Corn
July 17, 2020
Fungicide use in corn has become increasingly popular for many farmers for a number of reasons. But, it becomes a more difficult decision when corn prices are low and some producers are looking for ways to reduce input costs when profit margins are narrow.
On-Farm Research Results: Impact of Torque on Corn Yield
March 7, 2018
This report synthesizes the results of seven on-farm research studies of using Torque™, a seed or furrow-applied growth promoter, in Nebraska between 2010 and 2015.