Stalker is hearing unconfirmed reports that Verticilliumand Mycogone are once more stalking the land. Growers are wondering where the diseases comes from and how they originate. Sources maintain that on farm hygiene is the key to avoiding the diseases, and good fly control is also a must. Simple precautions like keeping doors closed is also wise counsel. As ever, letting one's guard down in any of the normal disease control precautions will eventually lead to some infestation or other. As the Civil Air Patrol motto goes : Semper Vigilans - Always vigilant.There are articles on the website about combating the diseases, and also links to other sources of information.