Sawdust on corn

Asked July 6, 2020, 7:50 PM EDT

What is this sawdust-like stuff on the corn plants. The corn has not tasseled yet.

Hennepin County Minnesota

1 Response

Without a higher magnification photo it is not possible to identify what it is. It is either an insect or fungal. Can you look at it with a magnifying glass. Is it on all the plants, in more than one spot, how many plants,? etc. more information would be helpful.