Illinois Soybeans: Seed Treatments for SDS – Don’t Forget Your Base Treatments

🕔Jun 21, 2019With tight profit margins, and other issues affecting farm profitability, some producers that use iLeVO for helping manage sudden death syndrome (SDS) of soybean have decided to skip including base fungicide treatments in […]

Soybeans: Making June Planted Beans Thrive, 5 Key Points – DTN

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🕔Jun 3, 2019Many soybeans will be planted in June this year, after persistent rainfall has delayed planting across the Soybean Belt. The good news is June-planted soybeans can thrive, given the right […]

Illinois: How Will Late Planting Affect Crop Diseases?

🕔May 16, 2019Most Illinois producers are behind in getting corn and soybeans into the ground this year as a result of persistent rains and cool temperatures.  Some people are wondering what this might mean […]

Illinois Soybeans: Early Season Diseases to Watch As The Season Progresses

🕔Apr 12, 2019Now that the soils are warming, some producers are discussing planting soybeans in the ground.  When considering early planting of soybeans, there are two diseases that should be considered: 1) […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: How Were Diseases in 2018?

🕔Nov 5, 2018This article is a recap of some of the most common and problematic diseases of soybean and corn in Minnesota in 2018. Looking back at diseases that affected crop growth […]

Iowa Soybeans: Top 3 Diseases of 2018

🕔Oct 17, 2018With the 2018 growing season coming to an end, it’s time to bust out the record books and begin logging the most prevalent diseases we’ve seen this year in Iowa […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Sudden Death Syndrome and Brown Stem Rot – How to Tell the Difference

🕔Aug 23, 2018Conditions that favor one type of soybean stem disease often favor many. This is one reason we tend to see increased reports of sudden death syndrome (SDS), brown stem rot […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Late Summer Disease Management – Podcast

🕔Aug 20, 2018In this week’s podcast we feature Dr. Dean Malvick, University of Minnesota Professor in Plant Pathology. Dr. Malvick is the University of Minnesota Extension Specialist for corn and soybean diseases. […]

Minnesota Soybeans: Farmers Asked for Assistance with Sudden Death Syndrome Samples

🕔Aug 17, 2018We are working to understand the distribution of the fungal pathogen that causes soybean sudden death syndrome (SDS) and root rot of edible bean and alfalfa in Minnesota. Your help […]

Illinois Soybeans: When Scouting, Look Deeper Than the Foliage

🕔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 […]

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