Illinois Soybeans: 4 Considerations for Planting in 2019 Mar 12, 2019

🕔Mar 12, 2019Average Illinois soybean yield first exceeded 50 bushels per acre in 2004, when it was 50.5 bushels. It was 51.5 bushels in 2010, and 50 bushels in 2013. Over the […]

Indiana Corn: How Does Plant Population Affect Yield? Mar 11, 2019

🕔Mar 11, 2019The cost of seed corn is the largest single variable input cost for most Indiana corn growers. Minimizing that cost involves a combination of shrewd purchasing skills and wise selection of […]

Soybeans: Variable Seeding Rates – Maximizing Performance Feb 5, 2019

🕔Feb 5, 2019The majority of new planters are capable of variable rate seeding (VRS), or planting different amounts of seed in predetermined zones within a field based on a “prescription.” For VRS […]

Higher Soybean Seeding Rates: Making The Case For Weed Suppression Jan 31, 2019

🕔Jan 31, 2019“Mark Licht is telling us to plant 120-140K soybeans.  Tells us why more isn’t cost effective. You tell us 160K 15” rows for weeds.  I wish you all would coordinate your story. […]

Western Nebraska Soybeans: Seeding Practices and Nitrogen Management Jan 4, 2019

🕔Jan 4, 2019Continuous corn is the most common irrigated crop sequence in southwest Nebraska. Although rotating to other crops, such as soybeans, can mitigate some production issues of continuous corn and often […]

Nebraska Corn: Impact of Hybrid Selection, Planting Date, Seeding Rates on Dryland Production Dec 21, 2018

🕔Dec 21, 2018Corn is a critical part of dryland crop rotations in western Nebraska and is typically grown either as continuous corn or after wheat in a three-year wheat-corn-fallow rotation. Many farmers […]

Ohio Corn: Variable Rate Seeding Considerations Nov 6, 2018

🕔Nov 6, 2018As producers are planning their seed needs for next year, it is important to think about acreage, hybrids, and seeding rates. Finding the best corn seeding rate is important for […]

Wheat Planting: Slow Going – 5 Steps to Minimize Yield Losses Oct 24, 2018

🕔Oct 24, 2018The wet weather stalling harvest in many parts of the country is affecting more than just the 2018 corn and soybean crop. It is also chipping away at the 2019 […]

Mississippi Wheat: Keys to Producing a High Yielding Crop Oct 11, 2018

🕔Oct 11, 2018Wheat acreage across the Mid-South region has been historically low the last few years, but there appears to be some renewed interest as we approach planting time this season. Thankfully, […]

Kansas Wheat: Seeding Rates Important When Drilling Sep 25, 2018

🕔Sep 25, 2018Producers are or soon will be planting their 2019 wheat crop, so stay tuned for some guidelines to remember when drilling your wheat. Variety selection is one of the most […]

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