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08/18/2005 No Soybean Rust? Tuck Fungicides Away for Winter WOOSTER, Ohio — With the need to treat soybean rust now highly unlikely this growing season, the next step for Ohio farmers is to just tuck their fungicides away this winter. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
07/27/2009 Soybean Rust Risk in Ohio Low WOOSTER, Ohio – The risk for soybean rust on Ohio's soybean crop is low and, once again, the crop may escape the disease. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
05/07/2009 New Pythium Species Isolated In Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new species of Pythium, a water mold that attacks soybeans and corn in saturated soils, has been identified in Ohio. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
08/18/2005 Season Remainder Remote for Soybean Rust WOOSTER, Ohio — Worries over soybean rust are now behind Ohio growers. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
04/19/2010 Follow Guidelines When Planting Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio – With Ohio growers projected to increase their soybean acreage this growing season – 50,000 more acres than last year—some planting cautions are in order, says an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
11/19/2007 Ohio Negative for Soybean Rust Following Positive ID in Canada WOOSTER, Ohio -- As the 2007 soybean production season comes to a close, Ohio and Michigan remain the only major soybean-producing states east of the Mississippi River to be free from soybean rust. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
03/01/2012 Seed Selection Key to Managing Soybean Disease, Achieving High Yields COLUMBUS, Ohio --As spring planting season approaches, soybean growers should be aware that one of the best ways to manage soybean disease is to make sure they plant the right varieties for their fields, said an Ohio State University Extension soybean expert. Tracy Turner Anne Dorrance
07/29/2009 OSU Plant Pathologist Awarded for Excellence in Extension Outreach and Education WOOSTER, Ohio – An Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist has been awarded the American Phytopathological Society Excellence in Extension Award, in part for furthering national educational efforts on soybean rust. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
03/16/2009 Look to Field History When Planting Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio -- When it comes to preparing Ohio soybeans, one of the best sources of information growers can use to make planting decisions is right beneath their feet -- the field's history. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
02/15/2010 Get the Latest on Sudden Death Syndrome at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference ADA, Ohio – Sudden death syndrome, a soybean disease once confined to just northern areas of Ohio, is now commonly found as far south as the Ohio River. Farmers attending the Ohio State University Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference in February will get the latest information about the disease and ways they can manage it. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
10/08/2003 Thumbs-Up for Crops Despite Performance Challenges COLUMBUS, Ohio — With late plantings, excessive rainfall, a myriad of insects and diseases and poor plant development, it seemed Ohio corn and soybean growers would be throwing in the towel on another disappointing season. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
06/17/2010 Soybean Rust Confirmed in Southern U.S., But Little Threat to Ohio Crop WOOSTER, Ohio – Soybean rust has been reported on soybeans in the southern United States for the first time this year, but it's unlikely that Ohio soybean growers will have to worry about the disease this growing season. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
06/13/2005 Soybean Rust Moving Slower than Predicted WOOSTER, Ohio — Soybean rust is moving northward from the southern United States much slower than predicted, but Ohio's soybean crop may not be out of the woods yet. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
10/28/2010 Variety Selection/Seed Treatments Key to Managing Soybean Pathogens WOOSTER, Ohio – With soybean harvest nearly complete, now's the time to be thinking about choosing the right soybean varieties for next season to help manage the myriad of diseases and pests that can impact the crop. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
06/22/2010 Soybean Growers: Keep an Eye Out for White Mold WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio soybean growers may not have to worry about soybean rust, but they should be keeping their eyes out for potential white mold developments. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
07/15/2002 Increasing Stresses Could Impact Soybean Yields WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio's soybean crop may be hard-pressed to deliver this growing season. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
06/14/2005 Soybean Rust-Labeled Fungicides Not Worth It for Other Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio — In the interim of soybean rust's potential arrival to Ohio, growers may be compelled to use fungicides labeled for rust to control other soybean foliar diseases. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
02/12/2007 Prepare Now for Soybean Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio -- It's never too early to think about soybean diseases. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
09/09/2005 Scouting for Soybean Rust Not Over Yet WOOSTER, Ohio — Scouting for soybean rust in Ohio is not quite over yet. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
07/06/2010 Guide Helps Growers Manage Soybean Cyst Nematode WOOSTER, Ohio – Soybean cyst nematode (SCN), a destructive pest of soybeans, can be found in nearly every county in Ohio. A farmer may have it and not know it, and for those who know their fields are infested, proper management is crucial. In either situation, producers can look to the Soybean Cyst Nematode Management Guide for assistance. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
11/12/2004 Don't Panic. Soybean Rust is Manageable WOOSTER, Ohio — With soybean rust now officially confirmed in the United States, the more educated Ohio growers are about the fungus, the better prepared they will be to manage it if it is ever diagnosed closer to home. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
03/28/2005 Brazil Experiences with Rust Offer Insight for U.S. Growers WOOSTER, Ohio — First-hand observations of soybean rust in Brazilian soybean fields are telling Ohio State University plant pathologists one thing: that with diligent scouting, timing of fungicide applications and a blessing from Mother Nature, the disease is easily manageable. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
09/15/2005 Soybean Rust Manual Available at FSR LONDON, Ohio -- Soybean rust may be confined to the southern United States, but that doesn't mean Ohio and other Midwest soybean growers should forget about the disease and how to manage it. A soybean rust manual, "Using Foliar Fungicides to Manage Soybean Rust," is a valuable tool designed to help walk growers through disease identification and proper fungicide applications. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
08/27/2002 Soybean Disease Could Indicate More Serious Problems WOOSTER, Ohio - A relatively new soybean disease to Ohio is being used as a bio-indicator to diagnose a more serious economic problem. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
03/05/2007 New Phytophthora Research to Speed Up Plant Protection WOOSTER, Ohio – A new way of characterizing partial resistance to one of the most devastating soybean diseases may enable germplasm companies to incorporate effective genes more quickly into plant lines that are the most beneficial to growers. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
12/07/2009 Study Sheds More Light on Managing Soybean Cyst Nematode WOOSTER, Ohio – One of the best techniques a farmer can use to manage soybean cyst nematode is to rotate resistant soybean varieties, based on the preliminary findings of a Midwest soybean cyst nematode project. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
08/14/2009 Major White Mold Outbreak in Ohio Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio – Rainy weather and cooler-than-normal summer temperatures have resulted in a white mold outbreak in soybeans throughout parts of Ohio. It's the first major outbreak of the disease in the state in nearly a decade. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
07/13/2005 Soybean Rust Infections Remain Low WOOSTER, Ohio — Depending on what the remnants of Tropical Depression Dennis has in store for Ohio, incidences of soybean rust may remain very low for the next month. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
11/15/2001 Disease-Resistant Genes in Soybean Cultivars Losing Effectiveness Against Root Rot WOOSTER, Ohio - A disease responsible for severe soybean production losses is adapting to soybean cultivars planted in Ohio fields. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
08/20/2007 Keep an Eye on Late-Season Soybean Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio's soybean season may be winding down, but there still are numerous diseases and pests that growers are contending with. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance

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