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The crop challenges of a wet spring in 2019

Photo Courtesy of Arysta LifeScience

As the 2019 planting season comes into view, there are a few things to be aware of. Mother Nature hasn’t been necessarily kind to us to start the year, and we are finding ourselves with some soils that are still heavily saturated. There are a few things to be watching for.

Lynn Justesen of Arysta Life Sciences says a combination of a wet spring and the lack of fall fieldwork could make the planting window even tighter for producers.

Also, producers need to be prepared for any instances of soybean sudden death syndrome. Justesen says once it is detected, it is already too late.

Corn growers will need to be on the lookout for white mold as the season progresses.

To learn more about Arysta Life Sciences, visit their website.

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