Is all this concern about Soybean rust necessary?
From MSN Money - Experts Weigh Soybean Rust Warnings
URBANA, Ill. (AP) - Government and industry spent millions of dollars last winter to prepare farmers for soybean rust, a fungus that could cost them thousands of dollars to control. But while the disease was found in southern states for a second straight year, it never reached the Midwest. Soybean experts say all the Web sites, brochures and seminars weren't a waste of time and money because farmers need to be wary again this summer.