Ohio: Soybean Cyst Nematodes – Fall Is the Time for Sampling

🕔Nov 6, 2018As we wait another week for the fields to dry out, this provides some time to sample soil for the SCN populations. The SCN Coalition theme for the next few […]

Ohio Soybeans: What Is the R3 Growth Stage?

🕔Jul 27, 2018A few weeks ago, Dr. Anne Dorrance wrote an article about foliar fungicide application to soybean for control of frogeye leaf spot disease. She recommended spraying at the R3 growth […]

Ohio Soybeans: Frogeye Leaf Spot Showing Early in Susceptible Varieties

🕔Jul 10, 2018From the scouting reports from the county educators and crop consultants – most of the soybeans in the state are very healthy with no disease symptoms.  However, as the news […]

Ohio Soybeans: Watch for Frogeye Leaf Spot, Phytophthora, and White Mold

🕔Jun 26, 2018Last week, samples of frogeye leaf spot of soybean were brought into the lab.  On the underside of the characteristic lesion were the conidia. This came from an area where […]

Ohio Soybeans: Leaf Spots – What Are They?

🕔Jun 19, 2018As farmers and consultants have been out checking their soybean stands, they are finding spots on the leaves.  The most common spotting on the unifoliates and first leaves is caused […]

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Seedling Issues – Identifying What Happened

🕔Jun 12, 2018It seemed to take forever this spring, but hopefully all of your soybeans are planted – for the first and only time.  Ohio’s biggest challenge is replanting; it is costly […]

Ohio Soybeans: Bin Run Seed – 5 Important Considerations

🕔Feb 20, 2018With lower prices and higher input costs in todays soybean farming operations, some farmers are looking where to shave a few dollars off their costs of farming. Based on the […]

Ohio Soybeans: Diaporthe Stem Canker and Cercospora Leaf Blight – Symptoms and Management

🕔Sep 19, 2017Improving soybean yields in 2018 begins first with the selection of the cultivars that have the best resistance package for Ohio’s notorious pathogens and pests. Any grower that’s slacked off […]

Ohio Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome Popping Up Across the State

🕔Aug 8, 2017I don’t think too many people in the state will deny that Ohio’s planting conditions were tough. We had a mix of saturated soils and cool temperatures. We have several […]

Ohio Soybeans: Septoria Brown Spot and Bacterial Blight – No Need for Fungicides

🕔Jul 18, 2017As folks can get in through the muddy fields a couple of foliar diseases are beginning to be spotted. The first, Septoria brown spot, is a normal disease found throughout […]

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