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  • Soybean cyst nematodes arrive early in Iowa

    MIDWEST: Soybean cyst nematodes have already been found in Iowa, and we’re now really starting to see evidence of it in infected fields. The best way to scout for them is to carefully dig up plants, wash off the roots (be careful you don’t wash off the cyst sack), and see what kind of pressure your beans are receiving under the surface. Nematodes on soybeans restrict water nutrient flow and open up the roots for…