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Wet growing season means more plant diseases

With much of the Midwest enduring a wetter-than-normal growing season, it means some plant diseases are more common this year, but there are reasons diseases like tar spot are more common in some states than others. University of Wisconsin Plant Pathologist Dr. Damon Smith... Read More.

More wheat diseases this year seen in Wisconsin

A University of Wisconsin plant pathologist says more farmers are reporting diseases in wheat crops.  Dr. Damon Smith tells Brownfield it’s been about four years since Wisconsin growers have seen stripe rust, and that’s not all. “In addition to stripe rust, we’re also seeing... Read More.