A Disease State of Mind
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Thu Dec 4, 2014 08:38 AM CST

AMES, Iowa (DTN) -- Summer is long gone, but the foliar diseases, ear rots, and stalk rots that plagued many Midwestern corn growers this season are not.

Diseases such as northern corn leaf blight (NCLB) are quietly bedding down for the winter in the residue, soil and weeds of your corn fields, possibly in record numbers, warned Iowa State plant pathologist Alison Robertson.

"As we go into 2015, we are going to be at increased risk for northern corn leaf blight because we have all this residue sitting around in Iowa with masses and masses of spores," Robertson explained to ...

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