Soybean Foliar and Stem Diseases
Dr. Jason Bond shares the results of a statewide detection effort and discusses the results from an“Insects and Disease” farmer survey conducted in 2022.
Do Cover Crops Impact Soybean Cyst Nematode?
While there has been significant interest in increasing the use of cover crops, there is evidence that specific species can impact SCN prior to and leading into the soybean production year.
Disease: Soil Pathogens Are a Constant Menace
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 [...]