Lurking beneath the soil, hungry nematodes eagerly await planting season and their lunch. Soybean cyst nematodes (SCN) are a particularly hungry pest, leading to an estimated $1 billion in yield loss each year.
The cold, wet weather pattern won't seem to budge, but things could be turning around. Meteorologist Mike Hoffman says his 90-day forecast looks promising, especially for April, just in time for spring planting.
Undoubtedly, 2019 will be another year with agronomic and financial challenges. Before seed hits the soil take the time to think critically thought your acreage mix and marketing plan to take advantage of opportunities.