Mid-Season Soybean Issues in Wisconsin

Damon L. Smith, Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin The 2015 season has again been an interesting adventure. We managed to plant soybeans early or on-time in much of the state and then the rains started and have kept things fairly wet. Combined with cooler temperatures, this moisture has brought about the risk for […]

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New Fact Sheets on Stem Canker and Pod and Stem Blight

During the 2014 season, two diseases appeared to be quite widespread across the midwest on soybean. These disease were stem canker and also pod and stem blight. Next to white mold, these diseases were common in many Wisconsin fields last year.  In an effort to provide background and management information about these diseases, two fact […]

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Stem Canker Prevalent in Wisconsin Soybean Fields

Damon L. Smith – Extension Field Crops Pathologist, University of Wisconsin While traveling to soybean fields around Wisconsin this past week, we have noticed quite a bit of stem canker showing up. The UW Disease Diagnostic Clinic has also received several samples of soybean in which the disease has been confirmed. Stem Canker Pathogens There […]

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