Wednesday, July 23, 2014 6:57AM CDT
With much of the Corn Belt in good moisture conditions, plant pathologists and farmers are reporting several foliar diseases in corn fields this season, including northern corn leaf blight and gray leaf spot.
Friday, July 18, 2014 12:36PM CDT
In this week's Crop Tech Corner, Missouri scientists discover a defense mechanism in plants, Illinois researchers prepare for charcoal rot to thrive in the future, and Nigerian farmers get a new corn hybrid resistant to both an herbicide and a weed.
DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) -- I've always been lucky. Well ... I rarely go through a yard or a patch of clover without finding a four-leaf clover. Around one out of 10,000 clovers have four leaves, so I count it as a gift. I also find five-leaf versions routinely and have found up to seven leaves on clovers.