Extension Ag Update
 May/June  2002
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Soybean Phytophthora Root Rot Survey
Soybean Phytophthora Root Rot (PRR) disease has become more common throughout the Midwest during the past five years. PRR is caused by a soilborne pathogen that has been kept in check in the past with PRR resistant or tolerant varieties. More

New Organic Labels
In order to label their agricultural products as organic for sale in the United States, organic production and handling operations must be certified to the national standards by USDA-accredited certifying agents by Oct. 21, 2002. More

Rural Route 2
Rural Route 2 is designed to help farm families get through tough times. More