Virginia Soybeans: Is It Too Late to Apply Foliar Fungicides? Aug 10, 2018

🕔Aug 10, 2018The wet weather conditions, along with relatively cool temperatures over the last few weeks have been nearly perfect for disease development in soybean.  As always, keep in mind the disease […]

Ohio Soybeans: Leaf Spots – What Are They? Jun 19, 2018

🕔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 […]

South Dakota Soybeans: Bacterial Blight on the Increase in Some Fields Aug 4, 2017

🕔Aug 4, 2017Bacterial blight was found in several soybean fields scouted in Brookings, Deuel and Moody counties. Recent heavy storms and/or hail injury may have increase the prevalence of bacterial blight. As […]

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Time to Be Scouting for Diseases Jul 13, 2017

🕔Jul 13, 2017Corn: If you’re a grower here in the mid-Atlantic, you’ve seen your share of corn diseases. This season has brought many of us timely rains, high humidity and moderate temperatures, […]

Illinois Soybeans: Time to Think About Brown Spot Control May 5, 2017

🕔May 5, 2017Septoria brown spot (SBS) is the second biggest disease threat to soybean yield after soybean cyst nematode. Since SBS can potentially reduce soybean yield more than most farmers and agronomists […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: 7 Considerations Before Applying a Fungicide Aug 10, 2016

🕔Aug 10, 2016As we hover around the R3 stage in many of our soybean fields, you may be considering a fungicide application. Some of the diseases we’ve been seeing won’t be helped […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Start Scouting Fields for Disease Symptoms Jun 22, 2016

🕔Jun 22, 2016Those soybeans that made it through the tough seedling stages this year can consider themselves lucky. The next thing we need to concern ourselves with is foliar disease. As you […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Foliar Diseases More Common This Year Aug 7, 2015

🕔Aug 7, 2015Figure 1. Brown spot on soybean With all the rains earlier in the year and continued wet condition, there are more foliar soybean diseases this year. Brown spot is the […]

South Dakota Soybeans: Watch for Brown Spot, Phytophthora Root Rot Jul 23, 2015

🕔Jul 23, 2015Brown Spot A few soybean fields scouted had between low to moderate levels of brown spot (also known as Septoria leaf spot). Soybean planted into soybean stubble had elevated levels […]

Soybeans: What Are the Biggest Yield Robbers to Watch For? Jul 15, 2015

🕔Jul 15, 2015Let’s face it: Farming would be a lot easier and less risky if each year came with its own instructions. But in the real world, a solid game plan is […]

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