Lauren Quinn

Illinois Farmers: Take Advantage of Free Nematode Testing Program

Illinois farmers can now get free testing for soybean cyst nematode (SCN), saving them potentially hundreds of dollars. This initiative, led by the Illinois Soybean Association and the University of Illinois, aims to encourage more farmers to sample their fields to assess SCN populations as this pest has developed resistance over the years.

By |October 18, 2023|

Calling Illinois soybean growers

This article was originally published on The University of Illinois, College of ACES News website. URBANA, Ill. – Last spring, a new multi-state research project funded by the North Central Soybean Research Program was initiated to investigate the effects of weather, soils, and management on soybean yields. The project’s University of Illinois leader put out a call to soybean farmers to help gather data for the project. “We were looking to gather basic information on at least 500 Illinois soybean fields for each of the crop years 2014 and 2015; the project runs through 2017,” says U of I [...]

By |February 6, 2017|
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