Jun 15, 2018 04:00 PM
For a disease to strike, certain environmental and soil conditions must align. The challenge, as you well know, is preparing for the unknown months in advance. The good news is knowing your risks for soybean cyst nematode (SCN), sudden death syndrome (SDS) and white mold, for example, can help determine your plan of attack. Farm Journal Field Agronomists Ken Ferrie and Missy Bauer, as part of the Farm Journal Test Plots program, have been studying how genetics, various seed and foliar treatments and population fit into a soybean disease management strategy.