Pest Management USING MULTISPECTRAL PLATFORMS TO MANAGE THE SOYBEAN CYST NEMATODE QUESTIONS THIS PROJECT WILL ADDRESS How can we gain a better understanding of what soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is doing in a soybean field without collecting more time- and cost-intensive soil samples? How can we use technology to better detect infestation levels of SCN and help guide management decisions? Project Information SCN has earned the title of #1 soybean pathogen not just because of the economic loss it inflicts, [...]
By Jason Bond|2024-01-18T18:09:09-06:00December 15, 2022|
You are investing a lot of money in the soybean seed you buy today and you expect the variety to yield in return. But to realize the yield you expect, you first have to the give each and every seed a fighting chance to emerge and produce a healthy seedling that will mature into a pod-bearing plant. And soil-borne pathogens are your nemesis. When considering all the stresses that soybeans incur during the season it is remarkable how well they do in Illinois. From the day of germination until yellowing, soil-borne pathogens are nibbling on plant roots and attacking [...]
By Jason Bond|2022-04-13T16:41:54-05:00April 29, 2015|
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development, soybean production and government relations efforts, while the membership program, Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) and the Illinois Soybean Growers PAC actively advocates for positive and impactful legislation for farmers at local, state and national levels. ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean farmers through promotion, advocacy, research and education with the vision of becoming a trusted partner of Illinois soybean farmers to ensure their profitability now and for future generations.