invasive disease

Agri View: Imported Invasive Disease Problems

Dan Agri View, Cotton, Soybeans

Everett Griner talks about invasive disease problems, which have been imported through natural causes, for farmers in today’s Agri View. Imported Invasive Disease Problems I mentioned several times, once just recently, about farm losses from hurricanes or tornadoes that get little public attention. These weather disasters can cause other losses, or problems, for farmers that are seldom made public. For …

Soybean Rust Spreading Across Alabama

Dan Alabama, Industry News Release, Soybeans

After a few weeks of consistently wet weather, soybean rust is making its annual march from the Gulf Coast to north Alabama. Spurred on by wet leaves and strong winds, the fungal disease popped up in 33 of Alabama’s 67 counties. Alabama Extension specialist Dr. Dennis Delaney weighed in on the development and offered advice to soybean farmers across the …