AgVenture’s experts agree that a fungicide application, or two, made money for corn growers again in the 2020 crop year. What isn’t so obvious is what to do about a fungicide application in soybeans.
Heavy winds experienced in the August 10 derecho dramatically damaged crops across central Iowa, northern Illinois and other portions of the Corn Belt. In the aftermath, the question is raised: How do I deal with my damaged corn?
Southern corn rust, a fungus caused by Puccinia polysora, thrives in temperatures above 80 F with high humidity, particularly if corn has been planted late.