Soybean rust was confirmed earlier this week in three Arkansas counties: Ashley, Chicot and Drew.
There seems to be more white mold being reported in soybeans this year than in the last few years, and this is no surprise given our moist or humid conditions. Learn more about how to manage white mold in this year’s crop and in the future.
There have been numerous reports across Kentucky of soybean sudden death syndrome (SDS) showing up in certain fields since August. SDS, which can be a devastating disease, is caused by the soil fungus Fusarium virguliforme (Fv).
SDS and other late season soybean diseases (09/15/14)
Sudden death syndrome in soybeans (09/08/14)
Soybean diseases taking off in Iowa (09/03/14)
Indiana soybeans: SDS and brown stem rot (08/25/14)
Midday Report 10/24
The soy complex is now leading the other crops lower. Thursday soy surge was very impressive, especially in the way the nearby November bean contract leapt above its 40-day moving average. However, the advance was also affected by option expiration, which may have exaggerated the rise. News of improved rainfall prospects for Brazilian bean areas may also be undercutting bulls. November soybean futures tumbled 8.0 cents to $9.8525/bushel around midsession Friday, while December soyoil slid 0.25 cents to 32.42 cents/pound, and December soymeal slumped $3.6 to $348.8/ton.