If you are like the rest of us, spending money on fungicide in corn and soybeans is a hard decision to make, especially when grain prices could use improvement. The thing to remember is a corn fungicide helps the plant staygreen longer, enabling it to concentrate on yield. Yield is how we can have a positive return on investment-regardless of price. If your pocket book says hold down the spending-at least consider applying fungicide to all your corn on corn acres. Corn on corn acres provide a perfect climate for fungal infections.
Soybeans-we are not seeing the disease pressure in soybeans at this stage of the game. Clients that used the Heads Up plant protectant are seeing beautiful green leaf structure as well as healthy plants. No signs of SDS or White mold in these fields.