Louisiana Soybeans: Applying Harvest Aids Aug 20, 2021

🕔Aug 20, 2021
Use of a herbicide as a desiccant in soybean has become popular to potentially improve harvest efficiency in Louisiana. Herbicides such as paraquat, Aim, Sharpen, and sodium chlorate are labeled […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Late-Season Nitrogen Application – Does It Work? Jul 19, 2021

🕔Jul 19, 2021
Nitrogen (N) is the most yield limiting nutrient for any row crop including soybean. Since soybean, like other legume crops, can fix atmospheric N symbiotically through Rhizobium bacteria (Bradyrhizobia japonicum), […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Diagnosing In-Season Potassium Deficiency Jun 23, 2021

🕔Jun 23, 2021
Potassium (K) deficiency can decrease more than 50% soybean yield across soil types that range from sandy loam to clay loam. Potassium deficiency symptoms in soybean first appear as irregular […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Protect Yield Potential After Slow, Rainy Planting Season Jun 11, 2021

🕔Jun 11, 2021
The progress of 2021 soybean planting season has been behind the five-year average from the beginning due to weekly heavy rains throughout the state. The optimum soybean planting window is […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Slow Planting Season Continues May 7, 2021

🕔May 7, 2021
The 2021 soybean planting season in Louisiana continues to be slow. There have been areas of successful early planting, but the majority of the prospective soybean acres have been delayed […]

Louisiana Soybeans: 2021 Planting Beginning About a Week Behind Apr 7, 2021

🕔Apr 7, 2021
The soybean planting season in Louisiana has had a slow start in 2021 due to weather conditions. The USDA-NASS report on March 28 indicated there were no soybean acres planted, where […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Economics of Replanting Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
Although there have been dry conditions in the south and wet conditions in the north, the 2020 planting season in Louisiana is off to a good start. The USDA National […]

Louisiana Soybeans: What to Know About Nitrogen Fixation Mar 4, 2021

🕔Mar 4, 2021
There have been recent concerns about possible conditions leading to deficient nitrogen fixation in soybean plants. A planting date trial at the Dean Lee Research Station was established on March […]

Louisiana Soybeans: Hurricane Laura’s Effect On The Crop (In Pictures) Sep 3, 2020

🕔Sep 3, 2020
The hurricane caused light to heavy lodging (leaning or laying over) throughout the state. A few fields had 100% moderate to severe lodging. Although the hurricane caused lodging in most […]

Louisiana: Hurricane Laura Damages Soybeans, Other Row Crops Sep 1, 2020

🕔Sep 1, 2020
Most Louisiana soybean fields are in decent shape following Hurricane Laura, but there are pockets of serious damage in areas that received strong winds and rain. “Statewide, the crop fared […]

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