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"We get a proliferation of leafy shoots on the top of the plant on the leaf, tassel and sometimes the ear," Robertson says. "Probably the most important thing about crazy top is often those plants are barren, so from a yield standpoint crazy top can be devastating."
And that's just one of many plant pathogens that can be found in wet fields. Robertson says this will be a difficult year for farmers from a disease standpoint, but scouting fields and keeping a close watch for disease can minimize losses to the crop.