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Michigan Soybeans: Maturity Group and Yield – Experience from the Thumb

Michigan Soybeans: Maturity Group and Yield – Experience from the Thumb

👤By Bob Battel, Michigan State University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 20, 2017

My colleague, Mike Staton, wrote an article in September 2017, “What is the relationship between soybean maturity group and yield?” He used multi-year data from the state-wide Soybean Performance Reports and wrote that his analysis supported the current Michigan State University Extension recommendation

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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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Southwest Michigan Row Crop Field Day, Vicksburg, Aug. 2

Southwest Michigan Row Crop Field Day, Vicksburg, Aug. 2

👤By Eric Anderson, Michigan State University Extension 🕔Jul 20, 2017

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup and several generic products, is a non-selective herbicide that can be sprayed on glyphosate-tolerant (Roundup Ready) crops safely. According to the International Survey of Herbicide Resistant Weeds, there are currently 34 weed species in

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