GL Crop Consulting president Greg LaPlante says Soybean Cyst Nematode is starting to overwhelm some varieties in southeastern North Dakota fields. “This is happening in varieties that had low to moderate resistance. SCN reproductive rates were higher than normal this year.” LaPlante says it takes lots of work to keep SCN numbers in check. Some farmers are considering more wheat acres in the next year to help. “As growers are harvesting soybeans, they also need to note areas of the field under performing compared to previous years and soil test for SCN.”
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