Soybeans: Seed Quality Issues In 2018 – Unraveling A Critical Issue

🕔Nov 6, 2018By now, most soybean producers have either first-hand or second-hand knowledge of the issues associated with poor quality of harvested soybean seed in 2018. This year, the problem seems to […]

Mississippi Soybeans: The Disease Triangle In Action

🕔Sep 9, 2018In the last few days, I have been in contact with Drs. Tom Allen and Billy Moore who regularly scout Mississippi soybean fields and research plots for the presence of […]

Mississippi Soybeans: How To Gain The Best Head Start With Desiccants

🕔Aug 14, 2018Desiccants are commonly used harvest aids to remedy problems that may interfere with efficient soybean harvest. Desiccants can kill green tissue (leaves, stems, pods) on soybean plants and green weeds. […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Miravis Fungicide Moves Closer – Good News, Cautionary Notes

🕔Jun 3, 2018In late May, Syngenta announced EPA registration of its Adepidyn carboxamide fungicide. Products containing the fungicide will be marketed under the Miravis brand name. The various Miravis products will be […]

Midsouth Soybeans: Insects Cost $695.2Mln in Yields, 2017 – RBSB on the Rise

🕔May 30, 2018Southern farmers can do everything right and still be hit with devastating yield losses due to insect damage. Crop consultants and state extension personnel, who actively scout fields and help […]

The Anti-GMO Crisis – Commentary

🕔May 18, 2018A recent article titled “Are you anti-GMO? Then you’re anti-science, too” by Michael Gerson appeared in a May 3 online post from the Washington Post. The author iterates interesting points […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Residual Herbicides – 13 Tips For Getting ‘Em Right

🕔Apr 29, 2018Let’s cut to the chase on the subject of residual herbicides in soybeans – they’re necessary. Period. Here’s a compilation of 13 tips aimed at improving control and minimizing resistance […]

Mississippi Soybeans: What Seeding Rate Works Best for You? It Depends.

🕔Apr 25, 2018It is an accepted fact that there is no perfect seeding rate for soybeans because of: varying quality (germination and vigor) of seed that are planted; varying soil conditions (moisture, […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Not Too Late To Sample For Nematodes

🕔Mar 21, 2018According to the latest survey, both soybean cyst nematode (SCN) and root knot nematode (RKN) are leading causes of soybean yield losses in portions of the Midsouth. Thus, sampling for these […]

Mississippi Soybeans: How “Ultra Early” Can You Plant?

🕔Mar 21, 2018Today’s “conventional” soybean production system in the Midsouth is the Early Soybean Production System (ESPS), which is based on early planting of early-maturing soybean varieties. Ultra-early (mid-March through early April) […]

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