Posts in Soybean
Be Aware When Making Postemergence Dicamba Applications

The month of June has arrived and so too will postemergence soybean applications, many of which are likely to contain the dicamba formulations of Xtendimax, Engenia, or FeXapan. As we approach these coming weeks when many of our dicamba application are likely to be applied it is time to have a refresher on the label restrictions and guidelines for applying these products.

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Partially Flooded Soybeans

Recent rains partially flooded several soybean fields across Kentucky. The risk of damage to soybeans is more of a concern for green plants. Soybeans that were brown or tan are less likely to be damaged. The following are some general comments.

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SoybeanJennifer Elwellwet
Update on Soybean Rust

With soybean rust being observed in late August in Giles County, Tennessee (south-central TN), and with Hurricanes Harvey and Irma potentially carrying and depositing spores of the soybean rust fungus in Kentucky, the detection of soybean rust in Kentucky this year is eminent.

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SoybeanJennifer Elwellwet
Slugs in Soybeans

Slugs are lurking in numerous fields in Kentucky. The weather, crop growth stage and soil conditions all have combined to make a perfect all-you-can-eat buffet for the slugs and a nightmare for little soybeans. Here are some very quick and general comments about slugs in soybeans.

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