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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
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
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
11/17/2011 Kudzu Presents Problems, Not Yet Running Rampant in the North WOOSTER, Ohio – An invasive species synonymous with the South has taken root in the Eastern Corn Belt, but according to Ohio State University Extension field crop pathologist Anne Dorrance, it doesn’t yet present quite the headaches for farmers above the Mason-Dixon Line as it has below. Andy Vance 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
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
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
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
06/22/2010 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
07/11/2001 New Soybean Varieties Show Resistance to Root Rot WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio State University researchers have identified new soybean varieties that exhibit both partial and complete resistance to Phytophthora sojae, a pathogen responsible for severe production losses. 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
06/25/2007 Frogeye, Not Rust, Found in Ohio Soybean Sentinel Plots WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University's soybean sentinel plot program, established in 2005 to track soybean rust (still a no-show in Ohio), is fulfilling its purpose as the first line of defense against more immediate, threatening diseases. One of those is frogeye leaf spot. 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
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
02/08/2005 Soybean Rust Next to Impossible to Predict WOOSTER, Ohio — With soybean rust now confirmed in eight southern states, the question on most minds is will the disease strike Ohio, and if so, when? Candace Pollock 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
05/22/2006 Soybean Rust Predicted to Hit Ohio, But When? WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio growers are likely to see soybean rust this year, says an Ohio State University Extension and research plant pathologist. But the question remains whether the disease will show up early enough to have any impact on the crop. 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
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
02/17/2006 Soybean Rust Sentinel Plots to Continue in 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio -- Sentinel plots, established throughout the country last year as the first line of defense against soybean rust, will again be a part of the plan to monitor the disease this growing season. 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
06/30/2006 Soybean Rust Development Stalled WOOSTER, Ohio -- Thanks to drought conditions in the southeastern United States, soybean rust has stalled in its march northward to 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
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
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

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