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More Info to Help You Navigate to High Soybean Yields

October 31, 2008
By: Sara Schafer, Farm Journal Media Business and Crops Editor

The following information is a Web Extra from the pages of Farm Journal. It corresponds with the article "Outwit Three Soybean Killers,” Route 3 in the Soybean Navigator series, by Darrell Smith. You can find the article on page 24 of the November 2008 issue.
Learn more about the three soybean diseases.
For more information about:
  • white mold
  • Sudden Death Syndrome
  • Asian soybean rust
Visit http://www.planthealth.info.

For an Ohio State University fact sheet on Sudden Death Syndrome, go to http://ohioline.osu.edu/ac-fact/0044.html.

For white mold recommendations from the University of Minnesota, go to www.soybeans.umn.edu/crop/diseases/whitemold/index.htm.

Read Farm Journal's award-winning series of articles about Asian soybean rust:

Soybean Rust Takes Root by Pam Henderson
Meet your hosts by Pam Henderson
Resistance Out of Reach by Pam Henderson
Retool for Soy Rust by Andrew Burchett
Not a Good Match by Andrew Burchett
Practice Safe Spraying by Pam Henderson
Spore Spies by Pam Henderson

You can find information and images of rust, as well as other soybean diseases, on a University of Missouri Wet site, http://extension.missouri.edu/explore/agguides/crops/g04442htm.

For information about:
  • how to collect samples
  • how to find a laboratory near you,
  • and much more, go to http://sbrusa.net, and click on "Not sure if it is Rust?”
You can also check the latest national detection and scouting data and sign up for email alerts for your region, so you'll know when to step up your scouting. The site also contains state-specific information and spray recommendations.
Timely fungicide applications can control rust. For the latest edition of a downloadable book on rust fungicides, go to http://oardc.osu.edu/soyrust.

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FEATURED IN: Farm Journal - November 2008
RELATED TOPICS: Beef, Web Extra, Magazine Extras

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