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Don't worry about soybean rust, experts scouting near and far
No soybean rust pustules have been found in the Midwest, including Ohio, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Missouri, say Purdue and other university experts.

Soybean rust confirmed in Indiana, but poses no threat
A Purdue University scientist on Wednesday (Oct. 17) confirmed that a leaf collected from Owen County on Monday (Oct. 15) had soybean rust, the first confirmed find in Indiana this year.

Early detection of soybean rust poses threat to Hoosier crop
Indiana is at greater risk for developing soybean rust this year than in the past two years, said a Purdue University expert.

Asian soybean rust to be discussed at southwest Indiana crop clinic
Planting corn on corn and Asian soybean rust are just a couple of the topics to be discussed on Feb. 20 during the southwest Indiana crop clinic at the Dubois County 4-H Fairgrounds.

Indiana case is northernmost advance of soybean rust
Asian soybean rust has stretched its diseased arm farther north, with fungal infection found in Tippecanoe County, Indkana.

Indiana rust occurrence too late to injure 2006 soybean crop
Asian soybean rust has been found in Indiana for the first time, but it poses no threat to Indiana soybean producers this year, said a Purdue University expert.

Pathologist: Soybean rust near Indiana no reason for concern
Indiana soybean farmers have no reason for concern over this week's confirmed cases of Asian soybean rust in Kentucky and Illinois counties, said Greg Shaner, a Purdue University Extension plant pathologist.

Pathologist: So far, all's quiet on Midwestern soybean rust front
Only time and weather patterns will tell whether Asian soybean rust moves into the Midwest this year and, so far, neither is talking, said Greg Shaner, Purdue University plant pathologist.