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Corn foliar diseases and fungicides in Minnesota - delving into the uncertain

Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist
Interest in using foliar fungicides on hybrid corn has recently reached unprecedented levels in Minnesota. Why, when, and where should fungicides be applied to hybrid corn for grain production? No easy answers are available. Moreover there are no answers that apply to every field in all the different cropping regions in Minnesota, but some of the elements that go into this question can be discussed.