Scouting for Soybean Seedling Diseases

Damon Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, Department of Plant Pathology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The 2017 planting season has been frustrating for many farmers with frequent rains, wet soils, and cool temperatures. These conditions have resulted in slow, or no planting, for some farmers. To add insult to injury, these conditions are also conducive for many seedling diseases of soybean. The Crop Protection Network, which the UW Field Crops Pathology program is a part of, has generated several useful publications for diagnosing and managing soybean seedling diseases…. (read the complete article here)