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Issue 184: November 9, 2017 

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"From the Network" News

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"Focus on" Webcasts


Integrated Management of Verticillium Wilt of Cotton 
- Jason E. Woodward, Texas A&M University, Texas Tech University

Drift Reduction Techniques 
- Greg R. Kruger, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Contamination: Textile Mill Perspective 
- Vikki B. Martin, Cotton Incorporated


Contaminated Seed Mixes and Cover Crops - Bob Hartzler, Iowa State University


Resistance of Botrytis to Fungicides in California Strawberries - Scott Cosseboom , California Polytechnic University San Luis Obispo 

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PMN Crop News


UGA Extension Soils and Fertility Specialist Glen Harris Advocates for Conservation Tillage - University of Georgia

Timing of Fall Nitrogen - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Manual Provides Instruction for Growing Produce in a High Tunnel - Iowa State University

Removing Nitrate for Healthier Ecosystems - American Society of Agronomy

Helping Chinese Farmers Tackle Erosion, Increase Profits - American Society of Agronomy

Researchers Provide Guidance for Micronutrient Management - Iowa State University

Crop Varieties

2018 MSU Short List of Suggested Corn Hybrids - Mississippi State University

AgriPro Winter Wheat Variety SY Monument Offers Optimum Hardiness and Tillering for Delayed Planting - Syngenta Crop Protection-US

Grow Big Cotton or Go Home - Bayer CropScience

A Guide to Choosing Corn Hybrids - Iowa State University

What to Look For in Choosing Soybean Varieties - Iowa State University


Agdia Commercializes ImmunoStrip for Detection of DMO Protein in Soy - Agdia

Farm Safety

Preventing Your Combine From Going Up in Flames - The Ohio State University

Drop the Most Deadly Industry Title by Improving Tractor Safety - Iowa State University

Another Year Yields Another Message About Grain Safety - Iowa State University

Follow Fire Prevention and Management Tips During Harvest - Iowa State University

Forage and Rangeland Management

Prussic Acid and Nitrate Poisoning Are Concerns After a Light Frost - Oklahoma State University

Grazing in the Shoulder Season - South Dakota State University


Apple Trees Bear More Fruit When Surrounded by Good Neighbors - Purdue University

Insect Pests / Entomology

Invasive Species of Stink Bug Working its Way Into Arkansas - University of Arkansas

UGA Researchers Search for Management Solutions for Whiteflies - University of Georgia


Dow AgroSciences and ADM Collaborate to Bring Enlist E3 Soybeans to US Farmers - Dow AgroSciences


Sampling for Nematodes That Feed on Corn Not Advised in the Fall - Iowa State University

Sampling for SCN - Illinois Soybean Association

New Products and Registrations

Elumin Fungicide Now Registered for Downy Mildew in Cucurbits - Valent U.S.A.

Agdia Announces Release of New, More Sensitive, ImmunoStrip for INSV - Agdia

Plant Disease

Crown Rot Disease on the Rise in Georgia's Peanut Crops - University of Georgia

Is Soybean Vein Necrosis Virus a Problem? - Illinois Soybean Association

Green Stem Syndrome in Soybeans - Illinois Soybean Association

Breakthrough Soybean Research by Purdue and Dow AgroSciences Could Save Farmers Millions - Dow AgroSciences

Management Recommendations, Scouting for Fall Corn Diseases  - Iowa State University


Avoid Soybean Loss During Harvesting, Drying, Storage - North Dakota State University

Long-term Grain Storage Requires Good Management - North Dakota State University

Weed Management

Zero Official Pesticide Drift Complaints Reported to Georgia Department of Agriculture - University of Georgia

New Dicamba Labels Limit Application Timing - Iowa State University

Fall Marestail (Horseweed) Management - Iowa State University

Controlling Volunteer Wheat - Illinois Soybean Association

Reactivation Keeps Corn Herbicide Working When Others Stop - Bayer CropScience

Palmer Amaranth Detected in Minnesota - University of Minnesota 

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Featured Journal Articles

Plant Health Progress


Fungicide Selection and Nozzle Arrangement Impact Target Spot Control and Yield of Cotton

Prevalence of Postharvest Diseases of Mandarin Fruit in California

Occurrence of a Citrus Canker Strain With Limited Host Specificity in South Texas

Effect of Fungicide Program on the Development of Downy Mildew in Three Cucurbit Crops in New Jersey

Impact of Foliar Fungicides on Gibberella Ear Rot and Deoxynivalenol Levels in Indiana Corn

Diagnostic Guides

Boxwood Dieback Caused By Colletotrichum theobromicola: A Diagnostic Guide

Distinctive Symptoms and Signs of Downy Mildew on Cold-Climate Wine Grape Cultivars

Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management


Influence of Droplet Size of Foliar-Applied Nitrogen on Grain Protein Content of Hard Red Winter Wheat

Evaluation of ‘Jackal’ AR601 (Avanex) and Kentucky-31 Endophytic Tall Fescues for Suppressing Types of Invertebrates that Contribute to Bird Strike Hazard at Airports

Foliar Application of Iron Fertilizers to Control Iron Deficiency Chlorosis of Soybean

On-Farm Winter Wheat Response to Nitrogen-, Phosphorus-, Potassium-, and Sulfur-Rich Strips in Oklahoma

Commercial Safened ALS-herbicide Formulation Effects on ALS-sensitive Field Corn Hybrids

Influence of Height-Based Management on Forage Nutritive Value of Four Warm-Season Forage Grasses

Potassium and Nitrogen Fertilization Effects on Jiggs Bermudagrass Herbage Accumulation, Root–Rhizome Mass, and Tissue Nutrient Concentration

Nitrogen Management for Seed Production from Endophyte-Free Tall Fescue Grown on Claypan Soil

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Last Month's Most Popular Journal Articles

Plant Health Progress: Three Pythium Species Isolated From Severely Stunted Wheat During an Outbreak in North Carolina

Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management
Sensor-based Nitrogen Fertilization for Midseason Rice Production in Southeast Missouri 

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