Mississippi Soybeans: Limited Disease Pressure, Stay Alert Jul 24, 2018

🕔Jul 24, 2018In my short career at MSU I would say this is one of the cleanest soybean crops I have seen. A limited number of fields with disease have been observed. […]

Illinois Soybeans: When Scouting, Look Deeper Than the Foliage May 3, 2018

🕔May 3, 2018Sudden death syndrome (SDS) is a disease of concern for soybean producers in Illinois and the surrounding region.  The disease is caused by a soilborne fungus (Fusarium vilguliforme) that persists season […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Phytophthora Root and Stem Rot Developing in Fields Jul 31, 2017

🕔Jul 31, 2017Cool conditions this spring prevented Phytophthora root and stem rot from causing many problems early in the growing season. However, as soils have warmed, this fungus has become active in […]

Ohio Soybeans: Distinguishing Between Flood Injury and Seedling, Stem Blight Jul 4, 2017

🕔Jul 4, 2017Background I received many calls last week from areas south of and along Interstate 70 that received more than 3 inches of rain and I expect next week they will […]

Illinois Soybeans: What Diseases Will Prevail in Weird Weather? Jun 20, 2017

🕔Jun 20, 2017Weird spring—wet and cool early, followed by hot and dry. What diseases will prevail? In early planted soybeans many were worried about Pythium root rot, thanks to the cool, wet […]

Soybeans: Credenz Seeds Now Available Nationwide Sep 1, 2015

🕔Sep 1, 2015For the 2016 growing season, Bayer CropScience is expanding the Credenz soybean seed brand nationally, with offerings in most of the U.S. soybean production regions, providing growers more choices for […]

South Dakota Soybeans: Differentiating Between Root/Stem Rot and Stem Canker Aug 6, 2015

🕔Aug 6, 2015Have you noticed some of your soybean plants wilting and dying out in your fields? Two diseases observed making an appearance in South Dakota soybean fields are phytophthora root and […]

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 […]

Soybean Geneticist Continues to Create Pathogen Resistant Varieties May 15, 2015

🕔May 15, 2015Soybean is the second-most-planted field crop in the U.S. after corn, worth more than $4 billion annually in the U.S. Current soybean varieties are susceptible to an array of pests […]

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