northern corn leaf blight

Five new DEKALB Disease Shield products to roll out for 2019

· July 16, 2018

Five new DEKALB Disease Shield products are being introduced for the 2019 growing season that provide the broadest protection available against the top corn diseases without sacrificing yield. Included will be earlier maturities for farmers in the upper Midwest. First launched in 2017, DEKALB Disease Shield corn combines high yield potential with stacked protection against […]

Illinois researchers find why corn leaf blight keeps coming back

· January 12, 2018

Midwestern corn growers know the symptoms of northern corn leaf blight all too well: greenish-gray lesions on the leaves that can add up to major yield losses if not detected and treated early. Resistance genes have been identified in corn, but the fungal disease has found ways to sneak around corn’s defenses. Now, researchers have […]

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