Ron Heck isn’t known to wear an ascot, but maybe he should after helping solve one of the Midwest’s great agricultural mysteries. The Perry, Iowa, farmer has a lot in […]
Precision Ag – Put 2019 Lessons to Work – DTN Jan 28, 2020
Jason Webster isn’t about to forget the rough-and-tumble 2019 crop season, but not for the reasons you think. Instead, the agronomist and head of Precision Planting’s Technology Institute prefers to […]
Mother Nature is unleashing more erratic and severe weather events than ever before. If farmers want to remain productive and profitable, they will have to adapt to climate change. That’s […]
Growing specialty soybeans can make a lot of dollars and sense. Ray Gaesser said it’s almost a must in today’s farm economy. The Corning, Iowa, farmer has grown seed soybeans […]
Farmers in the north-central U.S. are looking for lost soybean yield. Shawn Conley, a soybean specialist at the University of Wisconsin, said the genetic yield potential of America’s most widely […]
University of Missouri research has shown that soybeans entering the reproductive phase are most vulnerable to injury from dicamba.
Midwest farmers are doing the unthinkable as the corn-planting window slams shut. Some growers are switching intended soybean acres to corn, or at least thinking about it. Usually the opposite […]