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) […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Accessing Companies’ Variety Trait Data

🕔Mar 12, 2018In a White Paper on this website, links to Midsouth states’ soybean official variety trial (SOVT) results are provided. A brief summary of the traits and disease reactions that are measured or […]

Mississippi Soybeans: 7 Tips for Early Planting

🕔Mar 12, 2018Early planting (late March through mid-April) of soybeans in the Midsouth is now commonplace, and is the norm according to NASS surveys that show a large percentage of Midsouth soybeans are planted […]

Mississippi Soybeans: 9 Planting Time Decisions

🕔Mar 12, 2018Soybean producers are faced with making decisions about planting date and planting time inputs every year. This blog contains most of the information you will need to prepare for and […]

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