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Issue 175: November 30, 2016 

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"From the Network" News


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"Focus on" Webcasts


Fire Blight and Streptomycin Resistance  - Quan Zeng, Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station


What Does it Cost to Choose the Wrong Cotton Variety?  - Guy D. Collins, North Carolina State University

Glyphosate-Resistant Johnsongrass Management  - Daniel O. Stephenson IV, Louisiana State University  


Epidemiology and Management of Potato White Mold  - Dennis A. Johnson, Washington State University 

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PMN Crop News


Writing an Equation for Soil Success - American Society of Agronomy

What Happened to the Double Crop Soybeans This Year? - Illinois Soybean Association

Drain Tiles Allow Earlier Planting on Soggy Fields - Mississippi State University

Include a Legume in Your Cover Crop Selection - Illinois Soybean Association

How to Grow Soybeans - Illinois Soybean Association

Winter Survival of Small Grains and Cover Crops at Risk - Penn State University

Consider Planting Depth When Planning Plant Population - Illinois Soybean Association


New CGMMV ELISA Commercialized by Agdia - Agdia

New Four-Trait ImmunoStrip for Testing Bollgard II XtendFlex Cotton Commercialized by Agdia - Agdia

Insect Pests / Entomology

BASF's New Formulation of Fastac CS Provides Broad Spectrum Insect Control and Improved Handling Experience - BASF Crop Protection

Monsanto to Launch DuPont Lumivia Insecticide Seed Treatment on Corn in Eastern Canada - DuPont Pioneer


Prepare Your Sprayer for Storage Now to Avoid Costly Problems in Spring - The Ohio State University


Now is the Time to Sample for Soybean Cyst Nematode - Syngenta Crop Protection-US

Researchers Make Breakthrough in Controlling Soybean Cyst Nematode - Kansas State University

What’s the Situation With SCN in Your Fields? - Iowa State University

Bayer Expected to Receive California Registration for New Nematicide - Bayer CropScience

Plant Disease

Managing Winter Wheat Diseases This Fall - South Dakota State University

Syngenta Unveils New Fungicide Product Line: Miravis - Syngenta Crop Protection-US

Citrus Disease, Insects Causing Concern for Growers - Louisiana State University  - 21 November 2016.

Nexicor Fungicide Receives EPA Registration - BASF Crop Protection

Ear Rots in Your Corn Crop? - Penn State University

Syngenta Offers Latest Insight on Sudden Death Syndrome Management - Syngenta Crop Protection-US

Turf Management

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

Weed Management

Explained: Dicamba and its Formulations - University of Arkansas

Looking to the Future: In the Age of Herbicide Resistance, Integrated Management Is Key - University of Arkansas  - 21 November 2016.

Increased Dicamba Use Requires Enhanced Stewardship - Iowa State University

Monsanto’s XtendiMax Herbicide With VaporGrip Technology Approved by EPA for In-Crop Use - Monsanto Company

Zidua PRO Herbicide Offers Soybean Growers Another Option for 2017 - BASF Crop Protection 

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Featured Journal Articles

Plant Health Progress


Effectiveness of a Low-volume Spray Technology in the Control of Major Strawberry Diseases in Florida

Identifying Soybean Rust-resistant and Susceptible Populations of Kudzu to Increase Disease Monitoring Efficiency in Alabama

Analyses of Yield and Economic Response from Foliar Fungicide and Insecticide Applications to Soybean in the North Central United States 

Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management


Documenting Trends in Pest Management Practices on US Golf Courses

Impact of Planting Date and Seeding Rate on Forage and Grain Yields of Dual-Purpose Wheat in Central Texas 

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Last Month's Most Popular Journal Articles

Plant Health Progress: First Report of Boxwood Blight Caused by Calonectria pseudonaviculata in Florida

Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management: Poultry Litter as a Sustainable Fertilizer for Stockpiled Tall Fescue during Winter Grazing in Middle Tennessee


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