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Sizing Up SDS
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Sep 26, 2014 10:29 AM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- The brown patches dotting Jeff Norton's soybean fields are no mystery to him.

The Hull, Ill., farmer has been managing Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) in his Mississippi River bottom fields for at least two decades. This year even his standard preventative measures failed to safeguard some of his beans from the damaging soybean disease.

"SDS has been a problem for us for a long time," Norton told DTN. "Typically we'll sit around for a month, waiting to plant beans until the soil has warmed up, and that usually takes care of it. But boy, this year, ...

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