Since the announcement that Asian Soybean Rust (SBR) was found in the sentinel plots at the Tidewater AREC, we have been receiving lots of questions about what the risk is to the soybean crop and whether or not it is prudent to spray.

Click the link at the bottom for a somewhat lengthy description of the status of SBR in Virginia and the factors growers should consider before deciding whether or not to spray.

Please contact me at hlmehl@vt.edu if you have any additional questions or concerns regarding the status of soybean rust in Virginia.

Updated soybean rust information for Virginia growers