Jul 23, 2019
Weekly Crop Update
“With the southern rust, it can be detrimental to entire fields,” says Dave Dyson in this week’s crop update. Watch Agronomist Dave Dyson and Product Specialist Jessica Link discuss problems they are seeing in the field, challenges on the horizon and how to combat them.
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Combatting Surfactant Burns on Soybeans
- Excessive rain has caused an underdeveloped waxy cuticle on the leaf resulting in burned tissue when surfactant is applied
- Soybeans can recover quicker with application of Overpass® SF and Phosfix® products
Effects of Corn Diseases
- Southern rust can be detrimental to entire fields causing corn that doesn’t produce any ears
- Corn can recover faster with Phosfix and Overpass CF with fungicide application
Identifying Characteristics of Corn Diseases
- Northern corn leaf blight has long, cigar-shaped lesions on the corn leaf
- Grey leaf spot has spotty, rectangular shapes that start small and grow bigger
- Southern rust has rusty colored lesions on the corn leaf
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