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  • This agronomic image shows Snow-covered fields in Dows, IA.

    Seedling Diseases Love Lingering Cold Temperatures

    Snow-covered fields in Dows, IA. As discussed in our previous post, it’s no secret that the planting season in the Midwest is starting later than usual. Iowa State University Extension shows just how unusual this cold, wet spring is. The weather conditions have not only delayed planting, but have also created a favorable environment for seedling diseases. With soybeans being planted late this season, early-season disease control is crucial. Seedling diseases like Pythium and Phytophthora…

This agronomic image shows soybeans ready for harvest.
This agronomic image shows corn rows ready for harvest.
This agronomic image shows corn affected by corn ear tip back.
This agronomic image shows a rain gauge with just over 5” of rainfall from April 26 through May 2, 2017
This agronomic photo shows growers assessing wet conditions in Southern Illinois soybean fields.
This agronomic image shows a flooded field.