Tricia Braid

Feb 14, 2019  |  Today's News |  Additional Research

Join Dr. Nathan Kleczewski from the University of Illinois Extension for an update on Tar spot in corn.  This disease was first observed in the United States in 2015 in Northern Illinois and Indiana.  In 2018, the disease significantly affected corn production in the Midwest and Florida.  What is tar spot of corn?  How does it work?  What is our current understanding of this disease and its management?  These and other questions will be addressed through this free webinar. 


Registration is free but capped at 300 participants. 


Illinois Corn Growers Association is supporting research on tar spot in corn that will result in tools that help farmers make management decisions with profitability in mind.


To register for this meeting, click the following link: https://web.extension.illinois.edu/registration/?RegistrationID=19924