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, […]

Tennessee: Soybean Cyst Nematodes, Charcoal Rot – Test Soils Now to Prepare for Next Season

🕔Sep 27, 2018Last week’s article discussed soilborne pathogens as ‘silent yield robbers’ of crops in production fields and the importance of screening. This article elaborates on two of the most common pathogens […]

Tennessee: UT Offering Free Soil Testing for Pathogens

🕔Sep 20, 2018Don’t miss out on the opportunity to have your soil tested for parasitic nematodes and charcoal rot at no cost for Tennessee Farmers ($15 fee for out-of-state samples).

Alabama: Interpreting Soil Test Reports

🕔Jul 18, 2018Most Alabama soils are naturally low in plant-available nutrients and must be fertilized to maintain crop production. Soil testing is critical to improve soil fertility for production of row-crops, specialty […]

Georgia Peanuts: Time for Pegging Zone Soil Samples

🕔Jun 20, 2018It has been said, “If it don’t rain, it don’t matter.” We are putting out landplaster in peanuts now to supplement calcium. If we don’t have enough calcium, we get “pops”. This […]

Michigan: Fertilizer Management for Economic Survival

🕔Apr 26, 2018Editor’s note: This information was originally published in 1985 and is largely relevant today. It has been lightly updated, and some information that was not relevant has been removed. The […]

Minnesota: Nutrient Management Podcast – Soil Sampling, Testing

🕔Mar 29, 2018This month’s podcast episode is all about soil sampling and testing. Have a listen to hear how you can ensure a representative sample and what outside factors could affect the […]

Minnesota: How to Get the Most Out of Spring Soil Sampling

🕔Mar 22, 2018The purpose of a soil test is to provide guidance in fertilizer application. Soil test results help you fine-tune your nutrient management practices based on real data, and ultimately protect […]

Louisiana: Pesticide Resistance Highlighted at Field Day

🕔Feb 15, 2018More than 100 agricultural producers heard from LSU AgCenter experts on how to manage for herbicide, insecticide and fungicide resistance at the Northeast Louisiana Crops Forum held Feb. 8 at […]

Midsouth Soybeans: Time to Update Soil Testing Forms for Yield Level

🕔Feb 6, 2018It is common knowledge that changing Midsouth soybean cropping systems have resulted in an upward trend in soybean yields in recent years (click here and here for documentation). It follows, then, that these increased […]

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