What’s known about target spot in soybeans?

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by David Bennett, Delta Farm Press

Target spot has struck many Mid-South soybean fields this growing season leading to decreased yields. Now on the back end of soybean harvest, growers are asking questions about the fungal disease.

To get some answers, Delta Farm Press spoke with Tom Allen, Mississippi State University plant pathologist, in mid-October. Among Allen’s comments: Continue reading

Be as proactive as possible with nematodes

In Delta Farm Press

Many Mississippi cotton producers have nematode problems that are costing them yield and dollars, says Tom Allen, yet they often may not know they have the pests, or if they do they may not be correctly managing for them.

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