Soybean rust on special June 19 edition of Today's Ag Land-grant university specialists from across the country offer a wide-ranging look at managing soybean rust on a special edition of Today's Ag on June 19.
Today's Ag managing editor and host Carrie Law said a segment with Iowa State University Extension Plant Pathologist Alison Robertson discusses what soybean rust is. The University of Nebraska's Loren Giesler and Don Hershman of the University of Kentucky-Princeton describe how the nationwide sentinel plot system has been designed to help monitor for the presence of the disease.
Scott Isard, professor of aerobiology in the Department of Plant Pathology at Penn State University, discusses the science of forecasting and tracking the movement of soybean rust.
South Dakota State University Extension Plant Pathologist Marty Draper will discuss fungicide use and availability.
A segment with Robert Wolf, a Kansas State University Extension specialist in application technology, will discuss sprayer adjustments to get best performance when applying fungicides. A report with Anne Dorrance, a plant pathology state Extension specialist for The Ohio State University, gives producers important tips on scouting for soybean rust.
Today's Ag is a weekly half-hour news show about agriculture and rural life. The show features unbiased, science-based information from land grant universities in the Midwest, and is produced by South Dakota State University Cooperative Extension. Check local listings to learn when the program is on in your area.