The North Central Soybean Research Program, a collaboration of 12 state soybean associations, invests soybean check-off funds to improve yields and profitability via university research and extension. Visit Site

View the current 2018 NCSRP-funded research projects and progress reports.

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

Thu - November 9, 2017
Rhizoctonia root rot of soybean, caused by the fungus Rhizoctonia solani, is an important seedling disease across the United States and Canada, and can reduce stand, leading to yield loss.  MORE
Thu - October 12, 2017
Understanding and being able to correctly identify the growth stages of soybean is important for making sound agronomic management decisions. This guide describes the growth stages starting with germination, progressing through the vegetative stages (V) and concluding with the reproductive stages (R).   MORE
Mon - October 9, 2017
As an introduced pest, knowledge of the distribution of Heterodera glycines, the soybean cyst nematode, can be helpful in identifying areas where scouting and management efforts should be focused.

Such information is especially important for SCN because yield-reducing infestations can occur without obvious above-ground symptoms.   MORE
Mon - September 11, 2017
A new resource is available for farmers and crop advisors in the North Central region regarding micronutrient use in soybean production.

It is the first regional publication with a thorough discussion of micronutrient needs for soybean, based on information compiled from response-based field studies throughout the North Central region.

It also includes a thorough discussion on the value of soil and plant tissue analyses to determine micronutrient needs.  MORE