Now that the KS soybean crop is harvested, it is a good time to evaluate your fields to determine if any diseases or insects might have affected your yield. A couple of diseases or insects may have been lurking in your soybeans without you knowing it. One them is the soybean cyst nematode. In Kansas, the SCN was first reported in 1985 and since then, the range of the nematode has continued to expand to 59 counties that produce approximately 85% of the Kansas soybean crop.
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