Michigan Soybeans: Assessing Hail Damage During Early Vegetative Stages Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
Recent thunderstorms produced damaging hail in several areas of Michigan and crop producers are assessing the damage. The good news is that the damage probably looks worse than it is […]

Michigan: Irrigation Season – Start with Inspections and Repairs Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
By late June some irrigated fields of potatoes, alfalfa or small grains have had three to four applications of water, but for many producers the irrigation season is just beginning. If you […]

Michigan Corn, Soybeans: Irrigation to Help Get the Crop Started Jun 3, 2022

🕔Jun 3, 2022
Aggressive cover crop growth and sometimes the lack of timely spring rain may leave fields lacking moisture for optimum planting or seedling germination. Achieving the maximum uniform germination and emergence […]

Michigan Soybeans: Is Planting 15-inch Rows with Split-Row Planters Profitable? May 20, 2022

🕔May 20, 2022
Many of the soybean acres in Michigan are planted in 15-inch rows using split-row planters. These planters are significantly more expensive than planters of comparable width set up for 30-inch […]

Michigan Soybeans: Thin Stands Can Produce Surprisingly High Yields May 19, 2022

🕔May 19, 2022
When poor soybean emergence and thin stands occur, producers need to make timely and informed replant decisions. Accurately assessing your soybean stand and diagnosing the cause of the emergence problems are the first steps […]

Michigan: Reducing Sidewall Compaction in Field Crops May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
The planting delays and favorable 6-to-10-day weather outlook may cause some corn and soybean producers to begin planting into marginal soil conditions, increasing the potential for sidewall compaction to occur. Sidewall […]

Michigan Soybeans: Planting – Be Patient Yet Prudent About Wet Weather May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
The weather-induced planting delays have many producers feeling pressured to plant soybeans and the 6-to-10-day weather outlook is favorable so soybean producers may feel pressured to plant soybeans into marginal […]

Winter Wheat: Warning – Herbicide Applications Under Cold Conditions Increase Injury May 3, 2022

🕔May 3, 2022
Cold temperatures and crop growth stage could alter weed control strategies in winter wheat.

Michigan Soybeans: Planting Date, Seeding Rate, and Row Spacing Implications Apr 29, 2022

🕔Apr 29, 2022
Management decisions at soybean planting are critical in setting the crop for success. Soybean extension specialists from across the U.S. have been working together to summarize research related to various […]

Michigan Soybeans: Planting Considerations for Maximum Profits Apr 23, 2022

🕔Apr 23, 2022
Soybean planting date has been shown to have a large impact on a crop’s yield potential. Typically, early-season soybean planting has shown improved yields compared to when planting is delayed. […]

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