Author Archives: Laura Skillman

About Laura Skillman

Skillman is the News and Information Section Leader at the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

Though Quiet, Rust Still Relevant

Three years after soybean rust first arrived in the U.S., it has yet to become the disease problem many had feared. But a University of Kentucky (UK) plant pathologist says it is acting as expected. “We’ve not been crying wolf,” says Don Hershman, plant pathologist with the UK College of Agriculture. “It takes a while