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Showing posts from June, 2016

Managing sugarbeet diseases

by Mohamed Khan, Extension Sugarbeet Specialist Several fungal sugarbeet diseases cause significant production issues in Minnesota. Management of three of the most important diseases will be discussed here: Cercospora leaf spot, Rhizoctonia root rot, and Fusarium yellows.

Do foliar fungicides provide a benefit to corn damaged by hail?

by Dean Malvick, Extension Plant Pathologist Hail damage has recently occurred to corn in Minnesota that was primarily at the V7-9 growth stage. Some producers are asking about the value of applying foliar fungicides to corn damaged by hail. This article will cover key points on this topic and summarize results from field studies.