What About Stem Canker on Soybean?

Illinois Soybean Association Outreach Agronomist and Certified Crop Adviser, Stephanie Porter, reports on a fairly common, yet hardly discussed disease - Stem Canker on Soybean. Porter writes about its causes, symptoms, and impacts on soybeans, emphasizing early diagnosis, plant resistance, and ongoing research for effective management.

By |August 10, 2023|

Don’t Let White Mold Take Hold.

White mold is damaging to soybean yields, specifically in the northern region of Illinois. ILSoyAdvisor Soy Envoy Crystal Williams shares critical tips on early identification and proactive measures against this disease.

By |July 27, 2023|

Predicting the Appearance of Tar Spot

Has the weather been conducive for Tar Spot to make its appearance? ISA Outreach Agronomist, Stephanie Porter, says to not let the recent dryness rule the disease out as intermittent wet/dry cycles and temperature are variables to consider to help predict the appearance of Tar Spot.

By |July 13, 2023|

Request for Red Crown Rot Samples

USDA and University of Illinois researchers are working together to understand a new disease affecting soybean in Illinois, red crown rot. They are documenting its spread and characterizing its diversity, and need samples from many different locations across the state.

By |July 11, 2023|
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