After harvest is a good time to soil sample your fields for soybean cyst nematode. Currently, 58 of Kansas’s 105 counties are known to be infested.
Immediately following harvest is the best time to sample fields for soybean cyst nematode and start planning for next season. Proper sample collection is important as well as following guidelines for storing and shipping samples to the testing lab.
There are 59 counties in Kansas where soybean cyst nematodes have been identified. Learn the best ways to manage this disease by attending a series of webinars to be offered starting February 11.
Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is a major problem in soybean fields throughout eastern and central Kansas. It is important to monitor SCN levels regularly to determine if management strategies, such as variety resistance and crop rotation, have been successful.