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Region 2 | July 5, 2024 | Woodford/Fulton/Pike

Karen Corrigan
mcagronomics@gmail.com

Caption: Drove to Carthage this week – many fields were tasseling. Some fields next to tasseled corn were half the height. Have not yet seen tasseled corn in my home area.
Caption: Physoderma brown spot in Pike County. Photo courtesy of Ted Schwartz.
Caption: Gray leaf spot in Pike County. Photo courtesy of Ted Schwartz.
SYNOPSIS

The cooler, wet weather is conducive for disease production. Monitor for disease species and sign of progression. Many fields are close to optimum fungicide application timing.

WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING BEST DESCRIBES CURRENT CONDITIONS IN THIS COUNTY?
Mildly Wet (soil is wetter than normal, local vegetation is healthy)
IF CONDITIONS ARE ON THE DRY END, WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING US DROUGHT MONITOR CATEGORIES BEST FIT CURRENT CONDITIONS
Near Normal (Dnada)
WEATHER

Missed the most recent rains in southern Woodford County but we were sitting well. Much needed rains fell in Fulton County with near 2” in Carthage. Cooler temps are better for pollination but may spur disease. Scout!

PRECIPITATION

0.09”

FIELD/SOIL CONDITIONS

Good moisture

FIELD ACTIVITIES

Wheat was harvested this week.

SOYBEAN GROWTH STAGE

R2-3

CORN GROWTH STAGE

V9-tassel

WHEAT GROWTH STAGE

Harvested

WEEDS

Waterhemp is coming back from near death to fight another day.

DISEASES

Gray leaf, physoderma brown spot- nothing to force an earlier fungicide application than planned.