Soybean Disease

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It’s the Season for Controlling Soybean Cyst Nematode

October 3, 2023
Soybean cyst nematode can cause up to 30% yield loss with no significant aboveground symptoms, making soil sampling at the end of soybean season a critical part of managing this crop pest.

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This Week on N Field: Sudden Death Syndrome of Soybean

September 15, 2023
Learn how to accurately identify sudden death syndrome in soybeans and select appropriate control options for your operation.

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Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologist Dylan Mangel (second from right) discusses soybean diseases during the 2022 Soybean Management Field Days. (Photo courtesy Department of Agronomy and Horticulture)

Nebraska Soybean Management Field Days Celebrates 25 Years in the Field

July 26, 2023
Hosted at four sites across central and eastern Nebraska, the field days will provide research-based information to enhance soybean profitability, addressing both local and global issues significant to farmers.

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This Week on N Field: White Mold in Soybeans

July 20, 2023
White mold in your soybeans? In this N Field Observations, Nebraska Extension Educator Amy Timmerman discusses how field history, irrigation and row spacing are important factors affecting the presence of white mold as well as what you can do if it is in your field.

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Field Conditions Shift to Favor Soybean Phytophthora Stem and Root Rot

July 20, 2023
Dry conditions early limited many seedling diseases. But with moisture increasing across the state in the last few weeks, PRSR is beginning to show up on farms.  

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Soybean Disease Update: White Mold

August 11, 2022
Reports of white mold are being received from fields in Polk and Seward counties — while it is too late to manage infection this year, Nebraska producers have options for limiting white mold in next year's soybean crop.

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Phytophthora Root and Stem Rot is Appearing in Nebraska Soybean Fields

July 21, 2022
Disease development will be most rapid in low areas of the field that are poorly drained or where compacted soils are present, but can occur in well-drained fields during periods of excessive moisture.

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Fungicide Resistance and Management of Frogeye Leaf Spot of Soybean in Nebraska

June 16, 2022
Frogeye leaf spot — which will likely begin appearing in Nebraska soybeans within the next few weeks — can cause significant yield loss, but there are effective management options available.

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