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The Rust Report

7/17/2012   Upate - 7.17.12

Time to dust off the soybean rust listserv. I promised to send a few messages each year, regardless of the threat of soybean rust, so here I am delivering on my promise. 


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10/17/2011   Update - 10.17.11

It's hard for me to muster up the excitement to even write this update, but it does bring a sense of closure to the season to say – we made it another year without soybean rust affecting Iowa soybeans. That makes 7 years in a row, if anyone besides me is counting.


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6/30/2011   Update - 6.30.11

Update from the south: Much of the southern states are still experiencing very dry conditions. A few states reported some recent rain, but not enough to improve conditions for rust development. Consequently, very little soybean rust has been reported – one new county in Florida and one additional report in Puerto Rico.


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5/11/2011   Update - 5.9.11

Update from the South

I hope that most everyone does not read this email until more acres are planted, but for those poor folks tethered to a computer, much like me, here is the first soybean rust update for 2011.


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