NEWS
Stay on Top of SDS
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Fri Aug 14, 2015 11:22 AM CDT

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- Most soybean farmers would relish the thought of a rerun of the 2014 crop season -- except for sudden death syndrome (SDS). The sneaky soybean disease that stole yield in many parts of the Midwest last season is gearing up for a repeat performance in 2015.

Central Illinois grower Ken Franklin first noticed SDS symptoms in individual plants two weeks ago when mowing roadsides on his family's operation, Nation Farms. "You can't spot it from the windshield just yet," he said of the disease's distinctive interveinal chlorosis -- the yellowing of leaf tissue between veins. Follow-up ...

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