Soybeans: How to Make Up for Poor Quality Seed?

🕔Feb 20, 2019Seed 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 […]

Missouri Soybeans: Late Season Disease, Seed Quality Concerns

🕔Nov 6, 2018Soybean 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, 2018Although 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, 2018The 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. […]

Ohio Soybeans: Seed Quality Issues

🕔Oct 9, 2018Let’s face it – we’ve had historic rains in parts of Ohio during 2018 and we are now observing many late season issues that come with this.  Seed quality is […]

Nebraska Soybeans: Cercospora Purple Seed Stain and Blight Showing Up

🕔Sep 24, 2018With the warm temperatures following the recent rains in Nebraska, we are starting to see more Purple Seed Stain and Blight symptoms in some soybean fields. Purple Seed Stain and […]

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 […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Poor Seed Quality Reported – What’s the Cause?

🕔Sep 8, 2017With soybean harvest in Arkansas just beginning, we are receiving many reports of poor seed quality in many of these fields (Figure 1).  Many are placing the blame for this […]

Virginia: Soybean Seed Quality Continues to Deteriorate

🕔Oct 16, 2015The warm and wet September combined with early planting of early-maturing varieties have led to some rather severe seed quality problems in soybean this year. Our harvest to date indicates […]

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