Corn: Optimize Planting Rates to Maximize Return on Investment – DTN Oct 16, 2020

🕔Oct 16, 2020
John Verell III is a corn-yield champion, but pushing seeding rates is not part of his winning strategy on his farm, near Jackson, Tennessee. In 2019, a yield of 320.8 […]

Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Planting Rates Can Increase Income Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
Michigan soybean producers have consistently identified planting rates as the highest priority topic to evaluate in on-farm replicated trials. Furthermore, the producers wanted to evaluate the effect of low planting […]

Michigan Soybeans: Thin Stands Can Produce Surprisingly High Yields May 30, 2019

🕔May 30, 2019
When poor soybean emergence and thin stands occur, producers are compelled to make timely and informed replant decisions. Accurately, assessing your soybean stand and diagnosing the cause of the emergence […]

Minnesota: Corn Planting – Reduce Risk, Maximize Economic Return Apr 9, 2019

🕔Apr 9, 2019
Successful corn stand establishment is the foundation for high yield and profitability. It is driven by soil conditions during preplant tillage and planting, along with the date, depth, and rate […]

Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Planting Rates Can Be Profitable Apr 12, 2018

🕔Apr 12, 2018
Soybean producers across Michigan identified soybean planting rates as one of the highest-rated topics they wanted to see evaluated by the SMaRT (Soybean Management and Research Technology) program in on-farm […]

Corn Planting: Are You Wasting Seed in Search of Optimum Yield Return? – DTN Mar 27, 2018

🕔Mar 27, 2018
The corn plant is slowly shedding its reputation as the high-maintenance diva of the crop world. “Breeders have done one thing primarily — increase the stress tolerance in hybrids today,” […]

Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Planting Rates Can Be Profitable Mar 30, 2017

🕔Mar 30, 2017
Soybean producers across Michigan identified soybean planting rates as one of the highest-rated topics they wanted to see evaluated by the SMaRT (Soybean Management and Research Technology) program in on-farm […]

Mississippi Soybeans: No Need to Push Seeding Rates Mar 28, 2017

🕔Mar 28, 2017
When planting soybeans this spring shoot for a seeding rate of 120,000 seeds/acre.  If conditions look more stressful (ie. wet and cold), increasing seeding rates slightly will not hurt (and […]

Soybeans: How Low Can Planting Rates Safely Go? – DTN Mar 3, 2015

🕔Mar 3, 2015
Mike Cerny is a bean counter. The southeast Wisconsin farmer used to plant soybeans at a rate of 180,000 seeds per acre in 15-inch rows. In 2013, he dropped his […]

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