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Arkansas Soybeans: Variety Tolerance Test Against Root-Knot Nematodes

Arkansas Soybeans: Variety Tolerance Test Against Root-Knot Nematodes

👤By Travis Faske and Michael Emerson, University of Arkansas Extension Plant Pathologists 🕔Nov 22, 2017

The southern root-knot nematode (Meloidogyne incognita) is the most important yield-limiting plant-pathogenic nematode that affects soybean production in the mid-South.  It is found in nearly all soybean producing counties in Arkansas and can cause significant (>50%) yield loss when the

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Midwest Soybeans: Game Changer? – Planting Long Maturing Varieties Early – DTN

Midwest Soybeans: Game Changer? – Planting Long Maturing Varieties Early – DTN

👤By DTN Staff 🕔Nov 22, 2017

Kris Ehler is man enough to admit he loves to receive flowers on his birthday. However, the Thomasboro, Illinois, farmer isn’t referring to a traditional bouquet. Instead, he’s talking about flowers in soybean fields.   For Ehler, seeing the first blooms

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Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Seed Selection Based on Disease Resistance Ratings

Pennsylvania Corn, Soybeans: Seed Selection Based on Disease Resistance Ratings

👤By Alyssa Collins and Paul Esker, Pennsylvania State University Extension Disease Specialists 🕔Nov 10, 2017

Hybrid (corn) or variety (soybean) selection is very important to successful crop production. Nonetheless, it can be challenging to review all of the seed guides produced annually, especially as they relate to making selections based on disease and stalk health

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Virginia Soybeans: What’s the Best Maturity Group for Your Farm?

Virginia Soybeans: What’s the Best Maturity Group for Your Farm?

👤By David Holshouser, Virginia Cooperative Extension Specialist 🕔Nov 9, 2017

Yields are coming in from our variety tests – yields are good, not great, but good, ranging from the upper 40’s to low 70’s.  I hope to get a summary of the maturity group (MG) 3 and 4 tests out

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Soybeans: Newly Released Cultivar Extends Planting Season, Growing Region

Soybeans: Newly Released Cultivar Extends Planting Season, Growing Region

👤By Denise Attaway, Clemson University 🕔Nov 7, 2017

The soybean planting season and growing region have been extended thanks to researchers at Clemson University’s Pee Dee Research and Education Center. The Agustina soybean cultivar was developed and released by soybean breeders Benjamin Fallen and Emerson Shipe. Fallen said this cultivar possesses the

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Mississippi Soybeans: 2017 Variety Demonstration Program Summary

Mississippi Soybeans: 2017 Variety Demonstration Program Summary

👤By Trent Irby and Tom Allen, Mississippi State University Extension Specialists 🕔Nov 3, 2017

The MSU Extension Soybean Variety Demonstration Program is conducted using a set of varieties with proven performance.  These varieties are grown in a production setting on various soil types and management systems around the state.

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Tennessee Soybeans: Rain-Out Shelters Help Test Drought Tolerance

Tennessee Soybeans: Rain-Out Shelters Help Test Drought Tolerance

👤By Avat Shekoofa, University of Tennessee Extension Crop Physiologist 🕔Nov 3, 2017

A University of Tennessee researcher set up a several soybean variety test plots under rain-out shelters to study how they react to drought stress conditions in order to determine which varieties perform best when the weather proves uncooperative.

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High Oleic Soybeans – Will 2018 Be the Breakthrough Year? – DTN

High Oleic Soybeans – Will 2018 Be the Breakthrough Year? – DTN

👤By Emily Unglesbee, DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Oct 20, 2017

High oleic soybeans have been waiting in the wings of American agriculture for five years. Companies hope 2018 will be their breakthrough year. Monsanto’s Vistive Gold soybeans will see a full commercial launch next year, after the trait’s long-awaited Chinese

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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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Arkansas: 2017 Soybean Cross Reference Guide Now Available

Arkansas: 2017 Soybean Cross Reference Guide Now Available

👤By Jeremy Ross, University of Arkansas Extension Soybean Agronomist 🕔Oct 10, 2017

The 2017 Soybean Cross Reference Guide has been updated with new soybean varieties.  This year’s version contains only varieties that have been commercially sold in the past seven years.  Older varieties that are no longer commercially available were removed from

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