Crop disease challenges bean farmers
Published 03/27/2012, Agweek
Anthracnose a big concern; white mold a worry, too
Area dry bean and soybean farmers will face some new, or at least expanded, challenges this growing season. Dry bean producers are confronted with anthracnose, a little-known disease that can hammer both yields and quality. Soybean producers, in turn, could face more problems with white mold, a crop disease that dry bean producers have battled for years.