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LSU researchers look for biological controls for aflatoxin


Louisiana State University AgCenter researchers are working to develop biological controls for aflatoxin-producing fungi.

Goss’s wilt confirmed for first time in 2014 in Wisconsin


This week the University of Wisconsin Plant Disease Diagnostic Clinic confirmed Goss’s wilt in dent corn from Grant County in Wisconsin.

Goss’s bacterial wilt and leaf blight of corn


After several years of speculation about the occurrence of Goss’s bacterial wilt and leaf blight of corn in Missouri, the disease has been officially confirmed from a corn leaf sample from Holt County, Mo.

Southern rust confirmed in southeast Nebraska (07/31/14)

Corn foliar disease update (07/30/14)

Northern corn leaf blight seen across Corn Belt (07/29/14)

Northern leaf blight prevalent in Iowa (07/24/14)

Make decisions now for fungicide management of gray leaf spot (07/15/14)

Late planted crops prone to disease (07/06/14)

Recognizing symptoms of damping-off (07/02/14)

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Afternoon Comments 08/28

Rising Black Sea tensions supporting the grain markets. Sources have proven that Russian forces are in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile rebel forces have reportedly occupied the important port town of Mariupol, which may slow the flow of Ukrainian grain to the world market. Corn is less affected than wheat, but that region produces lots of corn as well. September corn rallied 5.75 cents to $3.6175/bushel Wednesday, while December added 4.25 to $3.6925.
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