Soybean Disease

Treated soybean seed

Q&A: When Does Soybean Seed Treatment Pay? November 8, 2018

A farmer who is ordering soybean seed this fall asks "At $20 per unit, when does soybean seed treatment pay?" Here's what to consider when deciding whether to order fungicide and insecticide treatments for your soybean seed this year.

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Purple seed stain on soybean seed

Cercospora Purple Seed Stain and Blight in Some Nebraska Fields September 19, 2018

High humidity and warm temperatures created conditions optimal for development of Purple Seed Stain and Blight in some Nebraska soybean fields.

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Advanced sudden death syndrome in soybean

Soybean Sudden Death Syndrome in West Central Nebraska August 24, 2018

Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) was found in soybean near Sutherland in west central Nebraska last Friday. While uncommon in the area, moist conditions earlier in the year would have been favorable for its development.

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Screen capture of August 10 Market Journal
Screen capture of August 10 Market Journal

Market Journal on Weed Management, Soybean Diseases August 10, 2018

This week on Market Journal: the importance of weed management after wheat harvest with Chris Proctor, market analysis with Luck Beckman of Central Valley Ag, soybean disease update with Loren Giesler, and the forecast with Al Dutcher.

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Frogeye leafspot on a soybean leaf

Frogeye Leaf Spot Showing Up in Soybean July 18, 2018

With much of the state's soybean crop soon entering pod stages, it's time to scout for frogeye leaf spot. This guide and video address scouting and management.

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Soybean seedling with disease injury

Soilborne and Early Seedling Pathogens and Delayed Planting in Corn and Soybean May 3, 2018

Soilborne pathogens and early seedling diseases may be more frequent in corn and soybean this year due to cool weather conditions this spring and delayed planting.

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Frogeye leaf spot
Frogeye leaf spot

Frogeye Leaf Spot Resistance Increasing in Soybean February 21, 2018

While not close to Nebraska yet, fungicide-resistant frogeye leaf spot has been confirmed in eastern Iowa. Ward off problems here by implementing integrated management practices.

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Fungicides are for Fungi January 8, 2018

Symptoms of bacterial diseases can be easily confused with those of fungal diseases in field crops. This article, from the Proceedings of the 2018 Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics, reviews some of the common mistakes made in the major field crops and reviews research on the impact of fungicide use after hail events in corn and soybean.

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