The full version of this article was originally published on DTN. 

This is the perfect time of year to do a little digging to see if soybean cyst nematodes (SCN) are dining in soybean fields at your expense.

It’s easy.

Grab a shovel or a trowel. Dig up the entire plant, taking care to include the roots.

A new collaboration between the SCN Coalition and Valent has been formed to urge farmers to perform these simple in-season checks. Read more here.

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