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

🕔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, 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 […]

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

🕔Feb 20, 2019Seed 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, 2019Some 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, 2019This 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, 2019Most 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, 2018Growers 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, […]

Missouri Soybeans: Late Season Disease, Seed Quality Concerns Nov 6, 2018

🕔Nov 6, 2018Soybean disease development had a slow start this season with little disease developing until late in the growing season. High temperatures and dry conditions during the early field season meant […]

Soybeans: Seed Quality Issues In 2018 – Unraveling A Critical Issue Nov 6, 2018

🕔Nov 6, 2018By now, most soybean producers have either first-hand or second-hand knowledge of the issues associated with poor quality of harvested soybean seed in 2018. This year, the problem seems to […]

Mississippi Soybeans: Late Season Disease, Seed Quality Issues – Podcast Nov 2, 2018

🕔Nov 2, 2018Dr. Bobby Golden, Extension rice and soil fertility agronomist, and Dr. Jason Bond, weed scientist with the MSU Delta Research and Extension Center have a conversation with Dr. Tom Allen, […]

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