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Managing Rust on Fall-Planted Wheat

Rust on fall-planted wheat is rare but can occur, especially in years with extended warm fall temperatures. Rust can over-summer on volunteer wheat or spores can blow up from southern states.
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New Pesticide Solutions To New Concerns

Management strategies for disease, weed and insect control are becoming more critical with no-tilled corn.
With an anticipated surge of continuous corn acres in 2007, many no-tillers are anticipating more problems with weeds, insects and diseases. There’s also a growing concern about weed resistance problems with increased use of glyphosate-tolerant corn hybrids.
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Get Used To Threat Of Asian Soybean Rust

Asian soybean rust finally appeared in the U.S. last season but had little impact after years of warnings about its potential catastrophic effects on soybean yields. That doesn’t mean the researchers were wrong and no-tillers can ignore the threat.
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Even Without Asian Rust, It Still Pays To Spray

Spraying fungicides at the R3 stage should be profitable even without finding Asian rust in your no-till soybean fields.
Instead of worrying about whether Asian rust is going to hit your no-tilled soybean fields this summer, you should consider spraying fungicides, Wayne Pedersen says. The University of Illinois plant pathologist says it’s likely to pay dividends through control of several late-maturing soybean diseases.
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Danger! Soybean Rust Ahead!

Every grower has heard the warnings, but there is still doubt about how prepared we are to face this crop-killer.
Asian soybean rust is a foliar disease, notes Glen Hartman, a plant pathologist at the University of Illinois who is heavily involved in preparing the U.S. for its arrival, “and tillage per se should not interact with rust incidence or severity.”
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