Montana State University

Eva Grimme, Ph.D.

Plant Disease Diagnostician
Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology
121 Plant BioScience Facility
Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717-3150

Tel: (406) 994-5150
Fax: (406) 994-7600
eva.grimme@montana.edu

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Cereal cyst nematode concerns in Montana –Alan Dyer (Cropland Diseases)
Description: Cereal cyst nematode has been found in Montana over the years, and this is a good time to scout if you have large, poorly performing patches. Information is attached. -Mary Burrows
Alert Period: 07/18/2014 - 08/15/2014
Submitted By: mary burrows
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Ascochyta blight identified in chickpea in northern Montana. (General)
Description: Scout pulse crops now for ascochyta blight. Fungicide recommendations and pictures attached. Don't use straight Headline, Quadris, or Aproach on chickpeas; strobilurins are still effective on pea and lentil. Call if you have questions --Mary Burrows
Alert Period: 07/18/2014 - 08/01/2014
Submitted By: mary burrows
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“White head” syndrome in small grains (General)
Description: Trying to anticipate the questions next week - the annual 'white head of cereals' agalert. Enjoy, --Mary Burrows 599-9966
Alert Period: 06/20/2014 - 07/31/2014
Submitted By: mary burrows
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Wheat fungicide table finalized. (Cropland Diseases)
Description: All - the annual wheat fungicide table from the NCERA-184 group has finally been finalized and is attached to this email. Please print for your use and it can be found on my extension website all year long. --Mary Burrows (mburrows@montana.edu; 599-9966)
Alert Period: 05/05/2014 - 08/29/2014
Submitted By: mary burrows
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EPA Announces Final Plan for Certification of Pesticide Applicators within Indian Country (Pesticides)
Description: EPA now has a legal mechanism for applicators to apply restricted use pesticides within the exterior boundaries of Indian reservations. Montana pesticide applicators wanting to apply restricted use pesticides within the exterior boundaries of any Montana Indian reservation need to obtain an EPA Federal Certification. The EPA plan applies to private and commercial applicators who intend to apply RUPs in Indian country. RUP dealers located in Indian country will also need to meet certain requirements.
Alert Period: 03/09/2014 - 09/03/2014
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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New Special Registration for Repelling Sand Hill Cranes Approved in Montana (Pesticides)
Description: A section 24(c)special use registration was granted for the use of Avipel liquid seed treatment and Avipel dry seed treatment. These seed treatments can be used for the protection of field and sweet corn against Sand Hill Cranes until July 1st, 2019 in Montana. See attached 24(c) labels.
Alert Period: 01/24/2014 - 09/16/2015
Submitted By: Cecil Tharp
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