9/7/2017 8:55:00 AM/Categories: Popular Posts, General News, Grains, Corn, National News
A new publication from the University of Wyoming Extension details bacterial leaf streak of corn.
The disease is not yet in Wyoming but is in nine states, including Nebraska, Colorado and South Dakota, said William Stump, assistant professor of plant sciences in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.
In “Disease alert: Bacterial leaf streak of corn,” the extension plant pathologist explains the disease symptoms and disease cycle and management.
The disease was first detected in Nebraska in 2014 and confirmed in 2016. The origin of the disease in the U.S. is not known, nor are the mechanisms by which it has extensive spread, Stump said.
The bulletin is available for free download by going to uwyo.edu/uwe and clicking on the Publications link. Type in B-1301 or the title in the search field and click on the link. The publication is available in PDF, HTML or ePub formats.
During the recent Range Beef Cow Symposium in Cheyenne and the Montana Stockgrowers Convention in Billings, the crew at Alltech Hubbard were busy visiting with ranchers about the importance of proper nutrition for their cattle this time of the year; especially those mother cows. And introducing cattlemen and cattlewomen to their new Blueprint Beef Nutrition Program.