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Minnesota CropCast: Dr. McCaghey discusses complex solutions for complex crop diseases

This week, Megan McCaghey joins hosts David Nicolai and Seth Naeve on Minnesota CropCast. Dr. McCaghey focuses her work on soilborne fungi affecting important Minnesota crops. She spends much of her time working on Phytophthora and Sclerotinia Stem Rot. Her position is not tied to individual crops or diseases allowing her to use her expertise to help more producers with more disease challenges. Dr. McCaghey also works with interdisciplinary teams to help solve some of the toughest challenges in crop diseases. She is especially interested in utilizing altered soybean canopy structure to reduce the incidence of white mold in soybean. Join David, Seth, and Megan for a fun(gi) discussion about crop diseases on this week’s Minnesota CropCast.

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What is Minnesota CropCast?

Hosts David Nicolai and Seth Naeve discuss the progress and challenges of Minnesota's agronomic crops in this new podcast. They are joined by a diversity of specialists representing all crops and agronomic disciplines to discuss their research and its impact on future Minnesota crops. Dave Nicolai is a crops Extension educator and Seth Naeve is the Extension soybean agronomist.

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