Michigan Soybeans: Seed Quality Considerations Mar 10, 2022

🕔Mar 10, 2022
Soybean producers may be planting lower quality seed this spring due to last year’s challenging harvest conditions. Seed should be harvested as close to physiological maturity as possible. The frequent […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Seed Quality Issues Due to Fungal Infections Oct 21, 2021

🕔Oct 21, 2021
Although soybean yields have been pretty good this year so far, the seed quality of harvested soybeans has not been great in some fields.  Seed diseases have been prevalent in […]

North Carolina Soybeans: Seed Quality Concerns – Video Sep 24, 2020

🕔Sep 24, 2020
Heavy moisture and temperature extremes can affect soybean seed quality. Not only can these seed quality issues potentially cause dockage at the elevator, but they can also alter soybean seed […]

Ohio Soybeans: Poor Seed Quality – Will Seed Treatments Help? Mar 19, 2019

🕔Mar 19, 2019
Lots 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, 2019

🕔Mar 14, 2019
Soybean 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 […]

Soybeans: How to Make Up for Poor Quality Seed? Feb 20, 2019

🕔Feb 20, 2019
Seed quality from the 2018 soybean harvest was below average across the majority of the soybean-producing areas of the United States. Several factors led to poor-quality soybean seed, but some […]

Soybeans: New Crop Germination Lows are Widespread – What to Do? Feb 18, 2019

🕔Feb 18, 2019
Some new crop soybean seed being tested by the Nebraska Crop Improvement Association is falling below the normal germination rate. While a few lots came in at or above 95% […]

Illinois Soybeans: How Can You Make Up for Poor Seed Quality? Feb 8, 2019

🕔Feb 8, 2019
This year many in the Illinois agricultural community have had questions and concerns regarding soybean seed quality.  If you recall, many areas in Illinois suffered from persistent late season rains which delayed […]

Tennessee: Soybean Seed Quality Concerns Going into 2019 Jan 11, 2019

🕔Jan 11, 2019
Most farmers had their fair share of seed quality issues during fall 2018, including many seed bean producers. The commercial seed supply is expected to be impacted some by weathering […]

Soybeans: Lower Quality Seed for 2019 – Check Your Germination Rates – DTN Dec 7, 2018

🕔Dec 7, 2018
Growers should expect lower-than-average germination rates from their soybean seed next year, experts told DTN. Much of the country’s soybean crop was plagued by unusually wet weather and a long, […]

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