Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Southern rust of corn has been confirmed in Wisconsin by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Plant Disease Diagnostics Clinic. The sample came in from Kenosha Co. on August 18, 2017. This find is not entirely surprising considering the rapid movement of the southern rust pathogen from the southern U.S. to the northern U.S. this season. The latest southern rust map can be found at http://ext.ipipe.org.
For more information on southern rust, please see my previous post on the subject. You also should visit the Crop Protection Network Southern Rust information page where you can download a... Read more »
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