Scouting is key to good yields in fall

Source: United Soybean Board Press Release. www.unitedsoybean.org and Plant Management Network

Much of the soybean belt has received plenty of moisture this season. Since such conditions are often associated with increased plant disease and a greater threat of aphids and other pests, scouting your fields this summer is especially important.

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Aphid infestation increases chance of soybean cyst nematode

In Southeast Farm Press

According to a recent soy-checkoff-funded study, the presence of soybean aphids in a soybean field increases the chances that the same field will be infested with soybean cyst nematode – even in fields planted to SCN-resistant varieties.

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Soybean app helps farmers plan for next crop

From Delta Farm Press:

Ever wonder whether it’s worth it to apply a fungicide? How about the most cost-effective seeding rate? The national soy checkoff has put that information in the palm of your hand.

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