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Cool temps can cause troubles for soybean seedlings

soybean emergence

This spring hasn’t been kind to us in many parts of Iowa, with cool temperatures, dry conditions and frost affecting many fields. 

Now is a good time to be out checking fields and assessing these issues. Let’s talk about what to look for as far as PPO herbicide damage, frost, insects and diseases are concerned. 

Cool conditions favor damage by several herbicides, especially those with a PPO active ingredient (Group 14). Examples include...




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