Corn Diseases: Identify, Scout and Control
Corn diseases often share similar symptoms, which can lead to misdiagnosis. Use the tools below to help you learn what corn diseases are prominent in your area, how to scout for them and how to manage your corn crop.
Timely scouting is important to help protect corn plants from diseases caused by fungal pathogens. Use these tools to guide your scouting and decision making efforts.
Disease management is necessary to protect yield potential in any crop. In corn, integrated disease management tactics include corn product selection, crop rotation, tillage and residue management, fertility, insect and weed control and fungicide applications.