Soybean Disease

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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Sudden deaht syndrome in soybean
Sudden death syndrome in soybean

Sudden Death Syndrome Starting to Show up in Soybeans

August 16, 2017
Sudden death syndrome often appears in small patches of a field and can be confused with injury from brown stem rot. This story and two field videos examine SDS symptoms and how to differentiate it from other diseases. Once confirmed in a field, management begins with seed selection for the next crop.

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soybean stem canker

Soybean Stem Canker Uncommon, but Found in Southeast Nebraska

August 10, 2017
Nebraska Extension Plant Pathologist Loren Giesler shares a short field video on identifying soybean stem canker.

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