“It’s important to remember 2019 had excess rainfall and high humidity. So, it was a prime environment for a lot of diseases, and with the increase in disease, we have a lot of inoculum in the soil” says Randy Kool
“We continue to expand our portfolio of products for integrated pest management, giving growers more tools to control diseases, improve plant health, and enhance grower return on investment,” said Pam Marrone.
A recent publication from Extension experts at University of Illinois, Michigan State University, Purdue University and University of Wisconsin details how tar spot impacted corn hybrid yields in 2018.
Eric Tedford with Syngenta says it will be a challenging year for soybean disease, noting high counts for Pythium and Phytophthora, and university Extension agents have already confirmed Frogeye Leaf Spot.
Reuters reporting analysts at a Brazilian health agency have determined it does not cause cancer.
However, that report comes as a jury in a federal court in San Francisco will soon decide if it caused a man's cancer.