Experts have urged soybean producersto be on alert for soybean rot.
According to plant pathologists, stemand root rots, including white mold, continue to be a problem in fields. Fieldsin northern portions of the state are especially vulnerable.
The cool wet spring made conditionsfavorable for infections and fungus growth.
While there is no good data to knowfor sure, there may be some benefit to treating wide-spread infections with afungicide.