Illinois Soybeans: Another Look at Planting Dates

🕔Apr 15, 2019As we wait for things to dry out so planting can begin in Illinois, I’ll provide an update on soybean planting date, including addition of some recent data and more […]

Ohio: Modified Relay Intercropping – Now’s the Time to Make Sure Your Plan Will Work

🕔Apr 12, 2019Spring planting is just around the corner and so is modified relay intercropping planting of soybeans into growing wheat. This is a very versatile system working across multiple row spacing’s […]

Virginia Soybeans: Full-Season Seeding Rates – Maximize Yield, Reduce Risks

🕔Apr 12, 2019In general, high seed costs have resulted in a reduction in the number of soybean seed planted per acre.  For our full-season production system, most have reduced their seeding rate […]

Virginia Soybeans: Would Planting in Early April Increase Yields?

🕔Apr 12, 2019April planting is thought to have an advantage over May planting because we can shift the development of soybean to an earlier time of the year  where there is more […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: Planting with Seedling Diseases, Low Germination Rates

🕔Apr 2, 2019You know what they say: March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb. Well, it certainly feels like this past winter was just one extended lion. While […]

Illinois Soybeans: Early Decisions Influence Final Yields – 5 Key Points

🕔Mar 22, 2019#1. Variety Selection and Maturity Most people have already selected varieties for 2019. There are a lot of good varieties and a lot of information available on their performance. The […]

Ohio Soybeans: Poor Seed Quality – Will Seed Treatments Help?

🕔Mar 19, 2019Lots of calls and samples concerning seed quality (Figure 1) and I’ve also heard about the rejections at the elevators.  I was in Florida a couple of weeks ago with […]

Michigan Soybeans: Seed Quality Considerations for 2019

🕔Mar 14, 2019Soybean producers may be planting lower quality seed this spring. The main culprit responsible is Phomopsis seed decay, a fungal pathogen that developed on the plants during the wet, cool […]

Illinois Soybeans: 4 Considerations for Planting in 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 […]

Michigan Soybeans: Reducing Planting Rates Can Increase Income

🕔Feb 28, 2019Michigan 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 […]

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