eUpdate Articles Tagged: foliar fungicides


Evaluating the need for foliar fungicides on wheat

Leaf diseases in wheat are often managed by a combination of genetic resistance and crop rotation. However, foliar fungicides may be needed when these practices fail to suppress disease levels. What should producers consider before any treatment application?

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Fungicide considerations for corn diseases: Scouting is key

Corn producers should be scouting fields and assessing the need for a foliar fungicide application. Learn about the different disease risks factors for corn and when treatment is recommended for susceptible and intermediate hybrids.

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Stripe rust distribution and risk assessment - April 29, 2021

The wheat crop is moving into the flag leaf stage in central Kansas and heading in the southern counties. Now is a critical time to assess the need for a foliar fungicide application. Scouting is a critical first step for stripe rust control. Learn more in this article from K-State wheat pathologists.

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Fungicide considerations for corn diseases: Scouting is key

Corn producers in Kansas should be scouting fields and assessing the need for a foliar fungicide application. Different diseases are discussed in this article with management recommendations.

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Fungicide considerations for corn diseases in 2022

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Tar spot of corn has arrived in Kansas this season

Tar spot of corn, a disease caused by the fungus Phyllachora maydis, was confirmed in several fields in Doniphan County, Kansas on June 26, 2023. Corn growers should intensify scouting efforts. This article discusses several frequently asked questions about this new disease in Kansas. Early detection and timely fungicide treatment are critical to maximizing control of tar spot.

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Foliar fungicide efficacy for wheat disease management

The K-State Research and Extension publication Foliar Fungicide Efficacy for Wheat Disease Management has been updated for 2024. The recommendations in this publication reflect several years of head-to-head product comparisons in Kansas and many other wheat-producing states. All efficacy ratings listed are based on proper application timing.

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Stripe rust distribution and risk assessment for Kansas - April 25, 2024

The wheat crop is moving quickly and is ahead of schedule in many locations. Now is a critical time to assess the need for a foliar fungicide application. Regions in the state that are expecting high moisture over the coming days may be at risk for more severe disease development.

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Wheat stripe rust update and fungicide considerations

As of May 2, stripe rust has been detected in 24 Kansas counties. The wheat crop is ahead of schedule, and there is a dramatic difference in yield potential between parts of the state that have received moisture and parts that have not. Here, we review some key wheat fungicide considerations.

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