Wondering how to manage Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) in Kansas? SCN is one of the most important diseases in Kansas and has been detected in many counties across the state (Figure 1). Tune in to a three-part webinar series organized by our colleagues, Dr. Kaitlyn Bissonnette at the University of Missouri, and Dr. Carl Bradley at the University of Kentucky.
Registration for each webinar is required, so make sure you get signed up.
The webinar dates, titles, and registration links are outlined below.
Part 1 – February 11, 2021 (12:00-1:00 PM CST)
Soybean Cyst Nematode Basics and Distribution
Register for Part 1 at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_mfHUvAkwSHCts2X5AFBU8w
Part 2 – February 18, 2021 (12:00-1:00 PM CST)
Soybean Cyst Nematode Management: Variety Resistance and Crop Rotation
Register for Part 2 at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_3uoRUzAeQcOHqxCbWmXtow
Part 3 – February 25, 2021 (12:00-1:00 PM CST)
Soybean Cyst Nematode Management: Seed Treatments and Sampling
Register for Part 3 at: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_A2tRdecwSV2g1hdDsz1t6A
Need help collecting a SCN sample?
Contact your local K-State Extension Office. They will work with you on best practices for sample collection and will send samples to the K-State Plant Diagnostic Clinic.
Figure 1. As of January 1, 2020, SCN was identified in 59 Kansas counties that produce >85% of Kansas soybeans. Map courtesy of Timothy Todd, K-State Research and Extension.
Rodrigo Onofre, Plant Pathologist