News

Join us for the CPN Winter Webinar Series!

Nov 16, 2021

The Crop Protection Network is proud to partner with the American Society of Agronomy to bring you a new webinar series presenting some of the greatest minds in agriculture as they discuss this year’s most impactful crop issues and how to manage them. Read More

Fungicides are More Than a Plant Disease Management Tool

Oct 19, 2021

Fungicides have long been an important tool in the plant disease management toolbox for agricultural crops. Fungicides, which are commonly called antifungals in healthcare, are also used to treat human fungal diseases. It was recently reported that a fungicide-resistant fungus causing human disease... Read More

CPN October 2021 Newsletter

Oct 12, 2021

The October 2021 Crop Protection Network newsletter highlights new and existing offerings on critical crop protection issues. Read More

CPN June 2021 Newsletter

Jun 11, 2021

The June 2021 Crop Protection Network newsletter highlights new and existing offerings on critical crop protection issues. Read More

New Fungicide Web Book from Crop Protection Network

Apr 21, 2021

The Crop Protection Network (CPN) has produced a new web book called Fungicide Use in Field Crops. Fungicides are an important crop protection tool for modern agriculture, and proper use decreases risk of fungal diseases and economic losses. Read More

Virtual crop scouting school now available from CPN

Apr 19, 2021

The 2021 Virtual Crop Scout School will be available in April and is free to the general public. The scout school consists of 22 webinars from crop protection specialists at eleven Midwest Universities and is offered through the Crop Protection Network (CPN). Read More

CPN April 2021 Newsletter

Apr 8, 2021

We are pleased to send out the first newsletter for the Crop Protection Network. We want to get quality information out on important issues affecting field crops to as many people as possible. We have a lot of passionate individuals involved and we’re excited to let you know about protecting crops! Read More

New Funding for the Crop Protection Network Expands Corn and Soybean Pest Management Resources

Mar 4, 2021

The Crop Protection Network (CPN) has recently received funding from the United Soybean Board (USB) and the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) to expand resources related to corn and soybean pest management. That funding has allowed CPN to hire a full-time communication specialist. Read More

CPN webinars coming in the spring

Feb 12, 2021

Martin Chilvers, Michigan State University associate professor of plant pathology; Carl Bradley University of Kentucky extension professor of plant pathology; and Trey Price, LSU AgCenter associate professor of plant pathology will give talks in February, March and April. Pre-registration for each webinar is required. Read More

New crop scouting web book available from the Crop Protection Network

Jan 8, 2021

Crop scouting is an essential part of pest management on a successful farm. Scouting informs crop protection efforts to effectively manage weeds, diseases, insect pests, and other field issues. Read More

New Disease Severity and Insect Defoliation Training Tool

Aug 11, 2020

Crop scouts and field researchers now have a new tool at their disposal to help correctly estimate disease severity and insect defoliation in field crops. Read More