Moving Grain: End of Upper Mississippi River Navigation Season Approaches

🕔Oct 26, 2017Soybean Harvest Behind in Some States as End of Upper Mississippi River Navigation Season Approaches As of October 22, USDA’s Crop Progress report showed the projected record soybean crop was […]

North Dakota Soybeans: Avoid Loss During Harvesting, Drying, Storage

🕔Oct 18, 2017Harvest timing can have a huge impact on soybean shatter losses, according to North Dakota State University Extension Service agricultural engineer Ken Hellevang. “Field losses, splits and cracked seed coats […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Partially Flooded Fields – What Should You Do?

🕔Oct 18, 2017Recent rains partially flooded several soybean fields across Kentucky. The risk of damage to soybeans is more of a concern for green plants. Soybeans that were brown or tan are […]

Arkansas: Soybean Harvest – Low Mississippi Water Levels Impede Transport

🕔Oct 6, 2017As the dry weather that dominated September and the first days of October speeds the Arkansas soybean harvest along, growers’ yields face a bottleneck as grain elevators and barges struggle […]

Soybeans: New Machine Evaluates Crop at Harvest for Quality

🕔Oct 3, 2017When a field of soybeans is ready to harvest, speed is of the essence. But harvesting grinds to a halt every time the combine operator has to climb down out […]

Ohio Soybeans: Pod Shattering and Harvest Moisture

🕔Oct 3, 2017Pre-harvest and harvest loss of grain can result in significant yield reductions. Pre-harvest pod shatter (breaking of pods resulting in soybeans on the ground) can occur when dry pods are […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Rain Delays Likely Hurt State’s Crop

🕔Sep 29, 2017Official numbers show Mississippi’s soybean crop is ahead of schedule and in good shape, but many fields have actually spent a wet month waiting for harvest. Trent Irby, Mississippi State […]

Nebraska Harvest: Deliver Soybeans at the Optimum Moisture

🕔Sep 18, 2017When is getting docked by your grain elevator for selling soybeans over 13% moisture not a bad thing? When it means your net income actually improves over what it would […]

Arkansas Soybeans: Poor Seed Quality Reported – What’s the Cause?

🕔Sep 8, 2017With 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 […]

Michigan Soybeans: Multiple Equipment Adjustments to Reduce Harvest Losses

🕔Sep 8, 2017Average soybean harvest losses range from one to two bushels per acre under normal conditions. However, harvest losses can increase significantly when harvesting tall, lodged plants or short, drought-stressed plants. […]

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