Dr. Tyson Raper addresses seed quality issues and offers guidance on making the decision to replant.
Keith Peters’ spring planting prep list is longer than usual this year. His central Ohio farm absorbed a record annual rainfall of 55 inches in 2018, with much of it […]
With this year’s harvest of soybeans delayed beyond what is considered an ideal window of time, the opportunity for diseases to infect seed pods and in some instances, to the […]
With the extended wet weather in late September, growers in many parts of the southeast are dealing with varying degrees of seed quality issues in soybean as they move through harvest. In […]
Ohio Soybeans: Seed Quality Issues Oct 9, 2018
Let’s face it – we’ve had historic rains in parts of Ohio during 2018 and we are now observing many late season issues that come with this. Seed quality is […]
While much of the soybean seed sold in Michigan will have warm germination rates listed at 90 percent, some seed lots will be tagged at 85 percent and some may […]
With soybean harvest in Arkansas just beginning, we are receiving many reports of poor seed quality in many of these fields (Figure 1). Many are placing the blame for this […]
Mississippi Soybeans: Protecting Seed Quality Aug 21, 2017
Given the excessive rainfall that has occurred across many areas of Mississippi, there are questions regarding soybean seed quality and application of fungicides to manage this issue.
For as long as crops have been domesticated, farmers have been selecting seed from the best performing plants; based primarily on their yield and relative performance. In some cases, a […]
Producers across the Rolling Plains and Central Texas who have not planted winter wheat or those who are seeing spotty stands in earlier-planted wheat might consider their seed quality, according […]