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Crop disease pressure intensifies


Crop diseases are emerging throughout the Midwest.

Jeff Moon with Corteva Agriscience says pressure was low early in the season because of dry conditions.

“We have been seeing some of these disease conditions turn a bit and be more favorable toward diseases developing with some of the areas across the Corn Belt getting some moisture. And the temperatures have been about right, so we’re starting to see a little spike in some areas in disease presence.”

He tells Brownfield corn tar spot is getting a lot of headlines.

Crop disease pressure intensifies