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 […]

Ohio: Soybean Planting… How Early Is Too Early?

🕔Mar 6, 2018Soybean planting date is absolutely critical to maximize yield (in most years and environments). Over the past few years, we’ve participated in a North Central Soybean Research Program (NCSRP) funded […]

Georgia Wheat: 5 Early Season Production Tips

🕔Nov 20, 2017Over the last couple of days I have received a few questions concerning wheat.  Below are some thoughts about early season wheat production and how those decisions can affect yield. 1. Planting Dates:  According to […]

Arkansas Rice: Problems in the Field; Planting Dates and Replants

🕔May 19, 2017Crop Progress The Arkansas rice crop was considered 95% planted as of Monday.  There are still a few acres out there to be planted the first time, but many are […]

Virginia Cotton: What Are the Pros and Cons of Planting Early?

🕔Apr 27, 2017Back in the 90’s, our goal was to push cotton planting as early as possible, even with the idea of getting as much in before May 5th as possible. This […]

Ohio Soybeans: Planting Date, Row Width, and Seeding Rate Recommendations

🕔Apr 18, 2017Over the past few years, with funding from Ohio Soybean Council, we’ve re-examined Ohio’s soybean planting date, row width, and seeding rate recommendations. Here are some things to keep in […]

Illinois Crop Insurance: Planting Dates and Prevented Planting Factors

Photo by Nikki Bell, University of Kentucky
🕔Apr 12, 2017Reviewing planting dates in crop insurance products may be prudent as planting season approaches. This article provides a summary of earliest and final planting dates associated with the COMBO crop […]

Mississippi: Soybean Planting Dates and Maturity Groups

🕔Mar 29, 2017It is nearly April and many producers are itching to start planting soybeans in Mississippi.

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Revisiting Planting Dates – No Bonus to Planting Super Early

🕔Mar 28, 2017Unusually warm, dry weather in the past month has led some central Illinois growers to get a jump on fieldwork. While there is nothing wrong with getting fields in shape […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: When Is the Best Time to Plant?

🕔Mar 24, 2017Relatively dry weather in recent weeks throughout much of Illinois and an early start to fieldwork might provide the unusual opportunity this year of letting us choose corn and soybean […]

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