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Potato leafhoppers have a taste for soybeans

Potato leafhoppers are one of the most adaptable pests in crops today. Their host range extends to over 100 plants according to the...Read More

Wireworms: Damage hiding in the soil

Click beetle larvae, also referred to as wireworms, attack the roots of many crops, including soybeans. According to Purdue University...Read More

White mold: The case of the bleached beans

White mold is a fungus, also known as Sclerotinia stem rot, which survives in the soil as hard, black structures called sclerotia. White mold has a wide host range, including soybeans...Read More

Variety selection: What’s best for your fields?

One of the single most important decisions you can make as a soybean grower is selecting the best variety for your field. Historically, growers have...Read More

Threecornered alfalfa hopper: Long gone before damage is noticed

While threecornered alfalfa hoppers feed on young soybean seedlings, the damage often goes undetected until much later - even after the pest...Read More

Sudden death syndrome management

Among the most destructive soybean diseases, sudden death syndrome (SDS) has the potential to significantly reduce your yields. The actual impact will vary significantly per field...Read More

Soybean thrips: The ever-present threat to soybeans

Thrips are one of the most abundant insects in soybean fields, but seldom cause yield-robbing damage. While thrips are almost always present in soybean fields, they generally... Read More

Soybean cyst nematode: Small but destructive

In the U.S. alone, $1.5 billion in annual soybean yield loss is attributed to the soybean cyst nematode (SCN). Attacking the roots of soybean plants, this plant-parasitic roundworm...Read More

Seedcorn maggot: A threat lurking in crop debris

An abundance of decomposing crop matter, animal manure and green tillage are a few things that can attract adult seedcorn maggot flies to lay their eggs. About half the size of...Read More

Root knot nematode: Look for swollen roots

Most commonly found in warm, moist, sandy soils of the southern United States, the root knot nematode is considered one of the mosteconomically damaging plant-parasitic nematodes. In addition, the root knot nematode can...Read More

Young seedlings beware: The early-season danger of Rhizoctonia

Rhizoctonia can cause pre- or post-emergence damping-off of seedlings and wilting. While it can occur at any stage of soybean growth, it is most harmful to young seedlings. According...Read More

Reniform nematode: Not just a cotton pest anymore

Long a pest of cotton in the South, the reniform nematode is beginning to impact soybeans throughout the Gulf Coast area, as well as into the Carolinas, as operations are diversified...Read More

Pythium: High threat in cool, wet soils

Often referred to as a water mold because of the saturated conditions it favors, Pythium causes seed rot, pre-emergence damping-off and post-emergence damping-off of soybeans...Read More

Monitor moisture to dodge phomopsis

Phomopsis seed decay is a disease that produces shriveled, molded seeds in soybeans. It is caused by a variety of species of Diaporthe/Phomopsis spp. that overwinters in crop...Read More

Lesion nematode: Trouble in corn means trouble in soybeans

Lesion nematodes can severely suppress root growth and cause overall stunting of the soybean plant resulting in yield losses, according to researchers at the University of Georgia...Read More

Fusarium spp.: Early infection but often late detection

With more than a dozen species, Fusarium spp. can attack a soybean plant at any point during its growth cycle. However, soybean plants are particularly vulnerable during germination or under environmental stress... Read More

Phytophthora root rot: A season-long threat

Phytophthora root rot is a fungal disease that can occur in soybeans at any growth stage, from seedling to maturity. When early-season Phytophthora root rot occurs, it causes damping-off...Read More

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