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Issue 182: August 3, 2017 

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"From the Network" News

Ginners School Webcasts on RFID Technology, Data Management Now Live
Six presentations recorded from the 2017 Ginner’s School held in Stoneville, Mississippi, are now available on PMN. The talks centered around the use of radio frequency identification (RFID) tags for module tracking and data management, reducing contamination in cotton bales, and other important topics. All talks are fully open access courtesy of Cotton Incorporated.
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"Focus on" Webcasts


Tactics to Manage Herbicide-Resistant Weeds
 - Jared Goplen, University of Minnesota


Identification and Management of Foliar Diseases of Cotton in the United States 
- Heather M. Kelly, University of Tennessee

2017 Ginner’s School

2017 Cotton Harvester Updates
- Christopher Murray, John Deere Des Moines Works

New Technologies for Managing Cotton Modules
- John D. Wanjura, USDA-ARS

Automated HID File Download Tool
- Edward (Ed) M. Barnes, Cotton Incorporated

Basic Data Flow and Requirements for RFID Data Between John Deere and eCotton Gin
- Scott Pinto, EWR, Inc.

RFID Utilization at Silver Creek Gin
- Jonathan McBride, Silver Creek Gin

Potential Impact of Contamination
- Greg Holt, USDA-ARS 


Seed Potato Certification 
- Robert D. Davidson, Colorado State University 

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PMN Crop News


Sticky Situation for Claypan Soils - American Society of Agronomy

Why Did the Kernels Near the Ear Tip Not Fill? - Mississippi State University

Does Poor Soil Fertility Contribute to SDS Outbreak? - Illinois Soybean Association

Phosphorus and Potassium in Silage Harvest of Drought-Damaged Corn - Iowa State University

Influence of Drought on Corn and Soybean - Iowa State University

Online Climate Data Benefits Producers - American Society of Agronomy

Winter Cover Crop Good for Soil, Cows, Profit - American Society of Agronomy

Seeing Is Believing for Farmers in Tanzania - East-West Seed

Insect Pests / Entomology

Early Detection of Whiteflies Key to Successful Control - University of Georgia

Drought Stress Promotes Spider Mite Injury - Iowa State University

Corn Leaf Aphid: Learn From the Trouble of Others and Avoid Unnecessary Insecticides - Penn State University


Identify and Manage Raspberry, Blackberry Pests With New Industry Reference - The American Phytopathological Society


ISU Researchers Report Problems With Soybean Cyst Nematode Resistant Soybean Varieties - Iowa State University

Plant Disease

Blue Eye Mold Threatens Stored Grain - Iowa State University

Researchers Offer New and Novel Paradigm for Advancing Research on Beneficial Microbes - The American Phytopathological Society

Review Article Discusses Potential Role, Benefits of Non-Rhizobia Bacteria in Root Nodules of Legumes - The American Phytopathological Society

Charcoal Rot Is a Hidden Threat to Soybean Yield - Iowa State University

Weather Woes: How Fungicides Can Help - BASF Crop Protection

Nodules on Soybean Roots - Illinois Soybean Association

Is This Bacterial Leaf Streak? - Iowa State University

OSU Research Leads to Detection Method for Crown Gall Disease - Oregon State University

Weed Management

Chateau Herbicide SW Now California Registered for Bearing Citrus and Caneberries − Valent U.S.A.

Seeing Postemergence Problems in Soybeans - Illinois Soybean Association

Weed Control 2018 Starts Now - Illinois Soybean Association 

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Featured Journal Articles

Plant Health Progress


Increase in Soybean Cyst Nematode Virulence and Reproduction on Resistant Soybean Varieties in Iowa From 2001 to 2015 and the Effects on Soybean Yields

Management of Daylily Rust With Different Fungicides and Fungicide Combinations

Assessment of Commercial Soybean Cultivars for Resistance Against Prevalent Heterodera glycinesPopulations of South Dakota

Timing of Strobilurin Fungicide for Control of Top Dieback in Corn

Association of the Carrot Pathogen Alternaria dauci With New Diseases, Alternaria Leaf Speck of Lettuce and Celery, in California


Monitoring Bean pod mottle virus and Soybean mosaic virus Incidence at Different Soybean Growth Stages in Alabama

Known Distribution of the Soybean Cyst Nematode, Heterodera glycines, in the United States and Canada, 1954 to 2017

First Report of Tomato chlorotic spot virus in Sweet Basil (Ocimum basilicum) and Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) in Florida

Tomato chlorotic spot virus Identified in Marsdenia floribunda in Florida

Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management


Evaluation of Nitrogen Fertilizer Additives for Enhanced Efficiency in Corn on Iowa Soils

Assessment of Double-Crop and Relay-Intercropping Systems of Peanut with Soft Red Winter Wheat and Residual Herbicides

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Last Month's Most Popular Journal Articles

Plant Health Progress: Year-to-Year Incidence of Cranberry Fruit Rot and Persistence of Fungal Pathogens

Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management
Practices that Support Coexistence: A Survey of Alfalfa Growers 

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