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Potential Disease Pressure from Recent Weather Patterns

Today we received an update from Dr. Bob Kemerait about possible disease pressure with the recent weather.  Dr. Kemerait, UGA Cooperative Extension plant pathologist, works with corn, cotton, peanuts, soybeans, and a variety of other crops.  I am including his comments below for your consideration.   “Greetings-   Much of…
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Corn Disease considerations from Dr. Bob Kemerait

Dr. Bob Kemerait is a plant pathology (disease and nematodes) specialist for the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension.  He has responsibilities over many of our agronomic crops here in Southwest Georgia.  We in Cooperative Extension are blessed with some of the best Extension Specialists and Dr. Kemerait is no exception.  As extension agents we value his information because he does such a great job of sharing his research as well as helping us to understand what is likely to happen based on weather conditions and  disease presence.  I am including some important comments from Dr. Kemerait’s recent email about corn diseases and their likelihood/significance for this crop season.
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