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Disease Alert: Northern Corn Leaf Blight

  Northern Corn Leaf Blight lesion. Credit: Jack Price Rome Ethredge, extension agent in Seminole County Georgia, this week reported incidence of Northern Corn Leaf Blight (NCLB), as did Jake Price in Lowndes County Georgia. This is a fungal disease that can reduce corn yields and is most likley to be found in fields where corn was grown …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/10/disease-alert-northern-corn-leaf-blight/

Cotton Leaf Spot Severe in Santa Rosa County

Target spot/Corynespora leaf spot disease has increased in recent weeks.  Many Santa Rosa County fields have been treated at least once with either Twinline or Headline fungicides. The frequent showers appear to be a critical trigger for disease development and spread. During the past week target spot has caused over 50 percent defoliation in some …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/08/25/cotton-leaf-spot-severe-in-santa-rosa-county/

Leaf spots may mean a fungal disease

As the hot weather abates just a bit, gardeners find themselves back in the landscape only to find an outbreak of spots on their plants. Hot, humid and rainy weather are perfect conditions for the development of fungal diseases. One of the most common leaf spot diseases seen in the landscape during late summer is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/07/14/leaf-spots-may-mean-a-fungal-disease/

Rain Helps Washington County Farmers, but Northern Corn Leaf Blight Nearby

  The Washington County squash harvest is currently underway. Wednesday’s rain in Washington County provided much relief to extreme dry conditions. Some field work began Friday, May 11, 2012 planting cotton and peanuts.  Pastures and hay fields are responding to the rain as well.  Squash harvest is currently underway and sweet corn is about two weeks …

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Permanent link to this article: http://okaloosa.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/05/12/rain-helps-washington-county-farmers-but-northern-corn-leaf-blight-nearby/

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