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Michigan Soybeans: Multiple Equipment Adjustments to Reduce Harvest Losses

Michigan Soybeans: Multiple Equipment Adjustments to Reduce Harvest Losses

👤By Mike Staton, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Sep 8, 2017

Average soybean harvest losses range from one to two bushels per acre under normal conditions. However, harvest losses can increase significantly when harvesting tall, lodged plants or short, drought-stressed plants. Due to the variable distribution of precipitation across the state

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Pennsylvania Soybeans: Take Time to Calibrate Your Grain Drill

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Take Time to Calibrate Your Grain Drill

👤By Dwane Miller, Pennsylvania State University 🕔May 17, 2017

It may be all too tempting to use the seed chart that was provided with your grain drill as a basis for setting a seeding rate. Like looking at a nozzle catalog for applying fertilizers or chemicals, this will get

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Texas: ‘Last Chance’ CEU Training, San Angelo, Feb. 2

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 12, 2016

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Tom Green County will be offering their annual “Last Chance” Continuing Education Unit Course from 12:30-6 p.m. Feb. 2 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center. The center is north

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