Today is #4 in our four-part series on soybean seedling diseases. So far, we have covered Phytophthora, Rhizoctonia and Pythium. Today we will focus on Fusarium. What contributes to it and what you can do to manage it. Hint: it’s investing in a high-quality seed treatment.
Varieties have varied levels of tolerance however, fungicide is the best control.
It’s no secret that we are big believers in protecting your input investments with a high quality, specially formulated seed treatment. If you haven’t heard our reasoning, check out this blog.
For a grower on the fence about the added expense, I’d suggest dropping the population to pay for treatment rather than the extra seed cost—not something you would expect a seed company to say!
If you have questions about what you’re seeing in your fields, seed placement or seed treatment, drop me a line at Rick@PetersonFarmsSeed.com.