Kentucky Soybeans: Seed Quality Issues Due to Fungal Infections Oct 21, 2021

🕔Oct 21, 2021
Although soybean yields have been pretty good this year so far, the seed quality of harvested soybeans has not been great in some fields.  Seed diseases have been prevalent in […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Identification and Management of Seed Disease Oct 6, 2021

🕔Oct 6, 2021
In the past few weeks, we have had several calls and field visits dealing with disease on soybean pods and seed.  A few have been in rough shape but by […]

Michigan Soybeans: Seed Quality Considerations for 2019 Mar 14, 2019

🕔Mar 14, 2019
Soybean producers may be planting lower quality seed this spring. The main culprit responsible is Phomopsis seed decay, a fungal pathogen that developed on the plants during the wet, cool […]

Soybeans: How to Make Up for Poor Quality Seed? Feb 20, 2019

🕔Feb 20, 2019
Seed quality from the 2018 soybean harvest was below average across the majority of the soybean-producing areas of the United States. Several factors led to poor-quality soybean seed, but some […]

Soybeans: New Crop Germination Lows are Widespread – What to Do? Feb 18, 2019

🕔Feb 18, 2019
Some new crop soybean seed being tested by the Nebraska Crop Improvement Association is falling below the normal germination rate. While a few lots came in at or above 95% […]

Illinois Soybeans: How Can You Make Up for Poor Seed Quality? Feb 8, 2019

🕔Feb 8, 2019
This year many in the Illinois agricultural community have had questions and concerns regarding soybean seed quality.  If you recall, many areas in Illinois suffered from persistent late season rains which delayed […]

Iowa Soybeans: Should You Use a Fungicidal Seed Treatment on Low-Quality Seed? Dec 7, 2018

🕔Dec 7, 2018
With this year’s harvest of soybeans delayed beyond what is considered an ideal window of time, the opportunity for diseases to infect seed pods and in some instances, to the […]

Missouri Soybeans: Late Season Disease, Seed Quality Concerns Nov 6, 2018

🕔Nov 6, 2018
Soybean disease development had a slow start this season with little disease developing until late in the growing season. High temperatures and dry conditions during the early field season meant […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Abundant Phomopsis Seed Decay, Purple Seed Stain Oct 24, 2018

🕔Oct 24, 2018
Although soybean yields have been pretty good this year, the seed quality of harvested soybeans has not been great in some areas of the state.  Seed diseases have been prevalent […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Seed Quality Moving Backwards in the Field Oct 9, 2018

🕔Oct 9, 2018
The excessive rains of September and early October are more than many soybean plants can handle. The wet weather occurred as soybean seeds were at physiological maturity or approaching it. […]

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