Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Harvest Losses When Plants Short, Podded Low Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019Due to the delayed planting and dry weather that occurred in July and August of 2019, the plants in many soybean fields are short and podded close to the ground. […]

Michigan Soybeans: When Will Fields Reach Physiological Maturity? Sep 20, 2019

🕔Sep 20, 2019Due to delayed planting problems and cooler than normal temperatures occurring this growing season, many producers are wondering if their late-planted soybean fields will reach physiological maturity before a killing […]

Michigan Soybeans: Handling Frost-Damaged Crops Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019The late planting season has increased the potential for frost damage to occur in soybeans this fall. The following recommendations will help you reduce the adverse impacts if some of […]

Michigan Soybeans: Options for Handling Treated Seed Jun 27, 2019

🕔Jun 27, 2019With only 69% of the soybean acreage in Michigan planted as of June 23, 2019, and the fact that some producers have taken the prevented planting option and put their […]

Michigan Soybeans: Planting – Be Patient Yet Prudent About Wet Weather May 17, 2019

🕔May 17, 2019The weather-induced planting delays have many producers feeling pressured to plant soybeans. It seems like this is an important time to remember that 2016 was also a challenging planting season, […]

Michigan: Preventing Sidewall Compaction in Wet Spring May 17, 2019

🕔May 17, 2019The planting delays and wet soil conditions will increase the potential for sidewall compaction to occur this spring. Sidewall compaction includes all soil compaction and soil smearing in and around […]

Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Production Costs in 2019 Mar 28, 2019

🕔Mar 28, 2019Soybean market prices for the 2019-2020 marketing year are projected to be near or below the breakeven price when land costs are included. Because of this, soybean producers will need […]

Michigan Soybeans: Seed Quality Considerations for 2019 Mar 14, 2019

🕔Mar 14, 2019Soybean producers may be planting lower quality seed this spring. The main culprit responsible is Phomopsis seed decay, a fungal pathogen that developed on the plants during the wet, cool […]

Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Production Costs in 2019 Mar 8, 2019

🕔Mar 8, 2019Soybean market prices for the 2019-2020 marketing year are projected to be below the breakeven price when land costs are included. Because of this, producers will need to minimize production […]

Michigan Soybeans: Selecting Varieties for 2019 Feb 21, 2019

🕔Feb 21, 2019The soybean varieties you select will directly affect your yield potential and income in 2019. Because of this, Michigan State University Extension recommends considering yield, pest and pathogen resistance, maturity, lodging and […]

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