The Southern root knot nematode presents a substantial risk to soybean yields. In this video, Illinois Soybean Association Soy Envoy, Leo Rocha, discusses symptoms in the field to watch for and shares strategies for control of this pest.
By Leo Rocha|2023-09-14T13:14:14-05:00September 14, 2023|
Soy Envoy Leo Rocha explains the concept of HG type testing, which measures the ability of SCN populations to reproduce on specific indicator soybean lines. To determine SCN resistance levels on your farm, read more about Rocha's recommendations.
By Leo Rocha|2023-08-29T15:48:53-05:00July 31, 2023|
As farmers start planning their wheat harvest and soybean planting, Soy Envoy Leo Rocha continues his soybean pathology series with a summary of some research projects developed at Southern Illinois University looking into the impact of wheat on the soybean cyst nematode.
By Leo Rocha|2023-08-29T16:10:34-05:00May 22, 2023|
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.