Minnesota Soybeans: Farmers Sampling for SCN Surprised by What They Find

🕔Apr 17, 2019Sampling program results Samples submitted through the Minnesota SCN sampling and education program originated from 28 Minnesota counties, with the majority of the 363 samples coming from the most newly […]

Ohio: Soybean Cyst Nematode – Samples Requested for Resistance Survey

🕔Mar 19, 2019Lots of news about Soybean cyst nematode at Commodity Classic a couple of weeks ago. We have continued support to run assays and education sessions for farmers throughout the region […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Will Cold Temps Affect Pests, Pathogens?

🕔Feb 11, 2019Many in the Illinois agricultural community are wondering what effects the recent extreme cold might have on pests and pathogens. While it would be nice if the cold temperatures we are experiencing could […]

Iowa Soybeans: 2018 SCN-Resistant Variety Trial Results

🕔Jan 4, 2019Iowa State University annually evaluates the agronomic performance and nematode control of hundreds of soybean varieties that are resistant to the soybean cyst nematode (SCN). A limited number of SCN-susceptible […]

Mississippi: Free Soybean Cyst Nematode Testing Available

🕔Dec 12, 2018The Mississippi State University Extension Service will offer free testing for a significant crop pest through Aug. 30, 2019. The MSU Extension Plant Diagnostic Lab will conduct free soybean cyst […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Free Soil Screenings for Nematode Pathogens – Podcast

🕔Dec 7, 2018It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and Dr. Heather Kelly is sharing the gift of free screenings for soil borne pathogens. It’s a great value, and it’s not […]

Kentucky Soybeans: SCN Management Starts with Soil Sampling

🕔Nov 14, 2018The soybean cyst nematode (SCN) causes greater annual yield losses in Kentucky than any other pathogen of soybean.  The last time a formal survey was conducted by the University of […]

Tennessee Soybeans: SCN Resistance and the Need for Variety Rotation

🕔Nov 12, 2018Once you’ve sampled your field, had it tested, and you have soybean cyst nematode, you’ll want to consider SCN-resistant varieties, but there are certain populations of SCN that can reproduce […]

Illinois Soybeans: Too Wet to Sample for SCN? Spring Is Still an Option.

🕔Nov 9, 2018Soybean Cyst Nematode is an extremely important, yield limiting pathogen of soybeans in Illinois, reducing yields an average of 1-3% across the state.  As I have written in earlier posts, sampling […]

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 […]

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