From The Farnhamville Research Plots | GROW Podcast

Broadcasting from the Landus Research Plots in Farnhamville, the agronomy trio: John King, optimization and procurement lead; Brad Sherwin, technical agronomist data analyst; and Dan Bjorklund, technical agronomy and precision lead, find soybean cyst nematodes and tar spot in fields across the state. Find out how we use over 160 acres of research plots to help the farmers tailor the best products, hybrids, and practices. Highlights: •Soybean cyst nematodes are in 90% of soybean fields in Iowa •Tar spot is reported in six central Iowa counties •With a dry spring (tar spot being a fungus that spreads via moisture), and a two-week incubation period, tar spot being spotted early is concerning. •Rootworm beetle has also been reported •Special in-field report from agronomy account lead, Dave Lemke Show notes: Jefferson Seed Center: Tar Spot from 2023: High Yield Learning Group: Tar Spot Tracking Map: Innovation Connector Registration: