Corn & Soybean Disease Survey 2nd Year Underway

Northern New York – Common, emerging and re-emerging crop diseases are a threat to two of the economically-important crops in Northern New York, so a team of Cornell University faculty and Cornell Cooperative Extension educators with Northern New York Agricultural Development Program (NNYADP) funding are now in the second year of a survey of corn and soybean fields in Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties.

This proactive disease assessment will help protect the health and profitability of corn and soybean production in Northern New York. The two crops combined are estimated to have a more than $106 million economic impact in the region.

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2013 / Year 1 NNYADP-funded NNY Corn & Soybean Disease Survey Report