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Issue 174: October 31, 2016 

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"Focus on" Webcasts


Target Spot of Cotton - Six Years After First Report - Robert C. Kemerait, Jr., University of Georgia


Late Blight Management Under Semi-Arid Conditions - Jeff Miller, Miller Research 

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PMN Crop News


High Yields, Low Grain Prices: Manage Phosphorus and Potassium Wisely - Iowa State University

Plant Cover Crops in Fall to Protect, Improve Soil - University of Arkansas

New Field to Faucet App Helps Farmers Plot Farm Management Decisions - The Ohio State University

New Trait in Soybeans: Chloride Exclusion - Illinois Soybean Association

Fertilizer, Plastic Mulch Treatments Benefit Tomato Yield - American Society of Horticultural Sciences

Taking the Confusion Out of Lime Recommendations - Illinois Soybean Association

Soil Microbes Flourish With Reduced Tillage - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Crop Varieties

More SCN-Resistant Soybean Varieties Than Ever, But Diversity of Resistance is Lacking - Iowa State University

DuPont Pioneer Introduces Exclusive Pioneer Brand Alfalfa Varieties with HarvXtra Technology - DuPont Pioneer


Agdia Accredited Under New USDA APHIS Testing Pilot Program for Minituber Testing - Agdia

Agdia Announces Implementation of DNA Test for Dickeya Spp. in Potato - Agdia


ReTain Plant Growth Regulator for California Now Registered for Almonds - Valent U.S.A.

UF/IFAS Avocado Irrigation App Should Save Money, Water - University of Florida

How Shoot Removal, Rootstock Cultivar Affect Grafting Tomatoes - American Society of Horticultural Sciences

Insect Pests / Entomology

MSU Sorghum Research Focuses on Aphid Control - Mississippi State University

Longer-Lasting Residuals Give More Economical Fall Armyworm Management Option - University of Arkansas


New Worker Protection Compliance Manual Now Available for Growers - The Ohio State University

2016 Harvest Grain Quality Update - Iowa State University

Plant Diseases

Luna Fungicide Label Expansion Gives California Growers a New Option for Broad-Spectrum Disease Control - Bayer CropScience

Diplodia Ear Mold at Harvest: What can Be Done Now? - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Turf Management

Seed Coating Effective on Turfgrass Under Deficit Irrigation - American Society of Horticultural Sciences

Pinpoint Fungicide Receives Registration for Dollar Spot Control - Valent U.S.A.

Weed Management

Management Suggestions for Glyphosate-Resistant Italian Ryegrass - Mississippi State University

Fall Weed Control in Wheat and Barley - Penn State University

Illinois Researchers Confirm PPO Inhibitor Resistance in Palmer Amaranth - Illinois Soybean Association

The Ongoing Battle With Pigweeds in Soybeans - Kansas State University

Weed Control & Soil Health Go Hand-in-Hand - South Dakota State University 

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Featured Journal Articles

Plant Health Progress


Effect of Seed Treatment on Early Season Brown Spot Caused by Septoria glycines of Soybean


First Report of Boxwood Blight Caused by Calonectria pseudonaviculata in Florida

Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management


Association between Blissus insularis Densities and St. Augustinegrass Lawn Parameters in Florida

Phyllochron Interval and Yield Response to Planting Date and Fertility in Wheat

Limpograss Tolerance to Herbicides Is Affected by Time of Year, but Not Regrowth Height or Fertilizer Application Timing

Poultry Litter as a Sustainable Fertilizer for Stockpiled Tall Fescue during Winter Grazing in Middle Tennessee 

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Last Month's Most Popular Journal Articles

Plant Health Progress: Neonectria Canker Found on Spruce and Fir in Swedish Christmas Tree Plantations

Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management: Effects of Seeding Rate on the Dry Matter Yield and Nutritive Value of Fall-Grown Oat 

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