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Issue 163: October 31, 2015 


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"From the Network" News

New! Get CCA Credits by Viewing Select PMN Webcasts

Certified Crop Advisers (CCAs) wishing to build and maintain their certification can now acquire CEUs through a growing collection of PMN webcasts. For just a small administrative fee charged through the CCA program, viewers can gain credit for viewing the following presentations without taking a quiz:

Focus on Corn

 Focus on Cotton

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"Focus on" Webcasts


Cover Crop Use in Cotton: Weed Suppression and Subsequent Crop Tolerance - Jason K. Norsworthy, University of Arkansas

Harvest Aid Considerations in Texas Cotton - Wayne Keeling, Texas A&M University 


Estimation of Efficacy Functions for Products Used to Manage Corn Rootworm Larval Injury - Nicholas Tinsley, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


"It's Significant to Me!" The Purpose of Using Statistics in Agricultural Research - Jeff Miller, Miller Research


Alternative Liming Materials - Josh McGrath, University of Kentucky 

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PMN Crop News

Ag Engineering

Considerations of Reconditioning Too-Dry Soybeans and Other Grain -  University of Nebraska

Agronomy and Horticulture

Liquid Formulation of AVAIL Phosphorus Fertilizer Enhancer Receives Registration for Use in Canada -  Verdesian Life Sciences 

Residue Distribution Critical for No-Till Success -  Penn State University

Autumn Means it’s Time for Soil Sampling -  University of Arkansas

New Irrigation Strategies for Pecans in Humid Climates -  American Society of Horticultural Sciences

Covering the Bases With Cover Crops -  American Society of Agronomy

Rough Start, Strong Finish? -  United Soybean Board

DuPont Pioneer Launches Encirca Yield Fertility Management Service -  DuPont Pioneer

Fall-Applied Phosphorus: A Rooted Investment -  Verdesian Life Sciences

BioMax Dual Action + Amplifies Late-Season Vine Root Development and Beneficial Soil Microbial Activity -  Agro-K

Crop Varieties

NipsIt SUITE Cereals Offers Solution to Growing Seedling Disease and Pest Problem − Valent U.S.A.

Overwhelmed By Soybean Seed Options? -  United Soybean Board

Seed-Selection Resources to Help Farmers Maximize Yield Potential, Profits -  United Soybean Board

Forage and Rangeland Management

Late Summer, Early Fall Dry Spell Problematic for Winter Forages -  University of Arkansas

Forage Crop Promising as Ecologically Friendly Ornamental Groundcover -  American Society of Horticultural Sciences

Insect Pests / Entomology

Western Bean Cutworm Potential Threat to Corn -  The Ohio State University

Syngenta Outlines Tips to Stop SCN and Associated Diseases to Achieve Greater Yields -  Syngenta Crop Protection-US

New Resource to Help Manage the Olive Fruit Fly -  Entomological Society of America-PIE Division

Microscopic Molecules Can Fight Citrus Greening Bug With Less Insecticides − University of Florida

Preparing Grain Bins and Equipment for Harvest -  University of Nebraska

Attacking Aphids -  United Soybean Board


Time of the Essence During Harvest -  United Soybean Board

OSU Agriculture Safety and Health Professionals Offer Grain Handling Safety Tips -  The Ohio State University

Sweet Potatoes: Proper Curing Improves Quality, Shelf Life -  University of Arkansas

Harvesting Frosted Sorghum, Sudangrass or Sorghum-Sudangrass -  Penn State University

Purdue Expert Shares Harvest Tips for Flood-Damaged Fields -  Purdue University

Plant Diseases

UF/IFAS Researchers Seek Ways to Keep Pathogens, Pests From Traveling With Grain -  University of Florida

New Bacterial Leaf Disease ‘Bacterial Stripe’ of Corn Identified in Illinois -  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Agdia, Inc Announces Commercialization of Field Test for Maize chlorotic mottle virus (MCMV) -  Agdia

Agdia, Inc Expands Their Line of Rapid Field Tests for Potato Viruses -  Agdia

New Corn Disease Confirmed in Indiana -  Purdue University

New Phytopathology Journal Article Chronicles “Big Rust’s” Impact on Coffee Disease Management -  The American Phytopathological Society

Dow AgroSciences Introduces Inatreq Active Fungicide -  Dow AgroSciences

Lack of Attention Has Made Stripe Rust a Major Threat to the World’s Wheat, University of Minnesota-Led Report Shows -  University of Minnesota

Syngenta Receives EPA Registration for Breakthrough Fungicide Solatenol -  Syngenta Crop Protection-US

Syngenta Adds Orondis Fungicide to Vegetable, Potato and Tobacco Portfolio
 -  Syngenta Crop Protection-US 

Why is all the Corn Dying? Is Anthracnose to Blame? -  Iowa State University

Weed Management

New Guide Provides Updated Weed Identification and Herbicide Resistance Information -  Iowa State University

Payload Herbicide Now Available for Dewatered Irrigation Canals in California -  Valent U.S.A.

Bayer CropScience Announces National Availability of Credenz Soybean Seed -  Bayer CropScience 

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Featured Journal Articles

Plant Health Progress


Timing and Efficacy of Fungicide Applications for Diplodia Ear Rot Management in Corn

Diagnostic Guide

Isolation, Identification, Storage, Pathogenicity Tests, Hosts, and Geographic Range of Fusarium solani f. sp.pisi Causing Fusarium Root Rot of Pea


Natural Infection of Soybean with Soybean vein necrosis-associated virus Grown under Greenhouse Conditions: An Accidental Observation

Confirmation of First Report of Orchid fleck virus inPhalaenopsis Hybrid Orchids in the USA

First Report of Russian-thistle (Salsola tragus L.) as a Host for the Southern Root-Knot Nematode (Meloidogyne incognita)

First Report of Charcoal Rot Caused by Macrophomina phaseolina on Brassica carinata in South Dakota

Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management

 Effect of Nitrogen Source and Spray Volume on the Establishment and Colonization of Silvery-Thread Moss (Bryum argenteum Hedw.) in Putting Greens

 Comparisons of Annual No-Till Spring Cereal Cropping Systems in the Pacific Northwest

 Updating North Carolina Corn Yields and Nitrogen Recommendations to Match Current Production Practices and New Hybrids

 Forage Yield and Nutritive Value of Turf Bermudagrasses Managed to Simulate a Horse Pasture Management Scheme in the U.S. Upper Transition Zone

 Response of Forage Chicory to Various Herbicides 

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Last Month's Most Popular Journal Articles

Plant Health Progress: Progeny of Selfed Plants from Tomato Breeding Line 'NC1 Grape' Overexpressing Mannitol Dehydrogenase (MTD) Have Increased Resistance to the Early Blight Fungus,Alternaria solani 

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