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Smartphone Application to Forecast White Mold in Soybean Now Available to Growers

May 23, 2018

A new smartphone application, ‘Sporecaster,’ is now available for free download on both Android and iOS devices, that helps soybean farmers manage white mold. The application aides in the decision-making process of whether or not to apply a fungicide based on custom disease risk calculations for your field. Read More

Wheat Diseases Added To Crop Protection Network Online Encyclopedia

May 21, 2018

Important updates have been made to the multi-state and international collaborative database, the Crop Protection Network (CPN). New entries have been added to the database’s encyclopedia section, encompassing wheat crop pathogens. These entries have in-depth descriptions and photos of diseases impacting wheat plants, diagnostic tips, impacts of weather on disease and general management informatio... Read More

New Site Gives Midwest Farmers Easy Access to Crop Management Resources

Jan 25, 2018

Farmers and agribusiness have a new tool to help them tackle crop management challenges. The Crop Protection Network, a multi-state and international collaboration of university and provincial extension specialists, has redesigned its website at www.cropprotectionnetwork.org. Read More