Entries by shawn conley spconley@wisc.edu

Grower Resource: Dr. Damon Smith

I’m Dr. Damon Smith. As a State Extension Specialist, my goal is to help growers prevent or limit field crop diseases common in soybean and small grains through accurate, non-biased information.  I study managing diseases through improved host resistance, field management and chemical control. What I learn in my research finds near immediate use in the field. I’m also […]

Sudden Death Syndrome of Soybeans

Published on Sep 5, 2013 Dr. Damon Smith talks about sudden death syndrome (SDS) of soybean. SDS can be a significant problem in years where the spring is wet and cool resulting in infection by the fungus Fusarium virguliforme soon after emergence. However, SDS is often not noticed until the reproductive growth stages when foliar […]