Iowa Soybeans: Fewer, More Diverse Choices of SCN-Resistant Varieties in 2019

🕔Nov 7, 2018Soybean varieties that are resistant to the soybean cyst nematode (SCN) have been a critically important tool for managing this pest. These SCN-resistant soybean varieties have allowed farmers to keep […]

Soybean Cyst Nematode: Changing Up SCN-resistant Varieties is Key – DTN

🕔Oct 10, 2018 The next time you head to the fields to check if they are harvest-ready, consider bringing a soil probe along to test for soybean cyst nematode (SCN). The SCN Coalition, […]

Nebraska Soybeans: New Methods Needed to Manage SCN

🕔Sep 25, 2018Some Nebraska farmers managing for soybean cyst nematode (SCN) are noticing something different: They aren’t getting the control they expect from planting an SCN-resistant variety. Why are their control measures […]

Iowa Soybeans: Hot, Dry Season Means Soybean Cyst Nematodes

🕔Aug 7, 2018The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) reproduction can be affected greatly by soil conditions. SCN numbers are positively correlated with soil temperature and negatively correlated with soil moisture. In short – […]

Iowa Corn: Sampling for Nematodes in the Fall Not Advised

🕔Oct 24, 2017I’ve received lots of inquiries in the past few weeks about sampling fields for nematodes that feed on corn. Most every Iowa field has one or more different nematode species […]

Soybeans: Quick and Easy Way to Check for Cyst Nematode

🕔Jun 4, 2015The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) was first discovered in Iowa more than 35 years ago, in Winnebago County in 1978 to be specific. The nematode is widely considered to be […]

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