(Jefferson County) After a wet spring, crops in southeast Missouri this summer are more susceptible to plant disease. Debi Kelly is a horticulture specialist with the University of Missouri Extension in Jefferson County. She tells us what kind of things can lead to these diseases.
Kelly says environmental factors play a huge role in whether plant disease will affect your greenery.
To prevent plant disease, follow good sanitation practices, fertilize, rotate crops, and water your plants in the morning.