Kentucky Soybeans: SCN Management Starts with Soil Sampling Nov 14, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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 […]

Ohio: Soybean Cyst Nematodes – Fall Is the Time for Sampling Nov 6, 2018

🕔Nov 6, 2018As we wait another week for the fields to dry out, this provides some time to sample soil for the SCN populations. The SCN Coalition theme for the next few […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Sample for SCN Now to Preserve Future Yield Potential Oct 22, 2018

🕔Oct 22, 2018Now is crunch time for row-crop producers: harvesting, hauling and drying the crop, fall tillage and perhaps fall fertilizer applications need to take place before the snow sticks around. With […]

Tennessee: What’s the Difference Between Nematodes? Oct 5, 2018

🕔Oct 5, 2018Sustainable and economically sound agricultural production must include optimizing pest management and the first step in doing so is identifying pests – namely nematodes, as discussed here. This article gives […]

Tennessee: Soybean Cyst Nematodes, Charcoal Rot – Test Soils Now to Prepare for Next Season Sep 27, 2018

🕔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 […]

Nebraska Soybeans: New Methods Needed to Manage SCN Sep 25, 2018

🕔Sep 25, 2018Some Nebraska farmers managing for soybean cyst nematode (SCN) are noticing something different: They aren’t getting the control they expect from planting an SCN-resistant variety. Why are their control measures […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Cash in on Free Nematode Sampling Sep 14, 2018

🕔Sep 14, 2018Thanks to the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board and Dr. Travis Faske, who is cooperating with us, the Arkansas Nematode Diagnostic Lab will waive the assay fee for soybean fields for […]

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