Wayne Flanary, Regional Agronomist
The results from the Graves-Chapple Farm demonstrate the value of a non-host crop to reduce soybean cyst nematode pest levels. This local demonstration has been running since 2004. Results from the demonstration indicate that high cyst numbers are significantly reduced over time when cropped with continuous corn.
The demonstration uses permanently marked areas to sample and track nematode changes. Each year, crops are planted across these