Experts have urged soybean producers
to be on alert for soybean rot.
According to plant pathologists, stem
and root rots, including white mold, continue to be a problem in fields. Fields
in northern portions of the state are especially vulnerable.
The cool wet spring made conditions
favorable for infections and fungus growth.
While there is no good data to know
for sure, there may be some benefit to treating wide-spread infections with a