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Thursday, May 21, 2015 2:31PM CDT In recent years, plant pathologists have reported record amounts of a somewhat mysterious soybean disease complex called Diaporthe, which can cause stem canker or pod and stem blight in beans.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 2:19PM CDT It's time to get out and check the success of your soil-applied herbicide applications. Growers are facing a range of field conditions that can affect weed control.
Friday, May 1, 2015 10:46AM CDT In this week's Crop Tech Corner, scientists find transgenic genes occurring naturally in the sweet potato genome, a new Bt protein passes a food safety assessment by South American researchers, and Kenyan scientists explore a biotech technique that could produce aflatoxin-resistant corn.

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Friday, May 22, 2015 7:23PM CDT

DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- Reports that black cutworm are at work in cornfields have filled my inbox this week. I know it's showing my soft farm girl side when I say that rowing the first field of corn each spring takes my breath away. On the flip side, nothing makes my stomach turn faster than seeing a path of healthy corn mowed down by this despicable pest. Wait... yesterday's word that armyworms are clipping heads of wheat may be worse -- that crop has almost made it to the finish line.

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