Soybeans: New Crop Germination Lows are Widespread – What to Do?

🕔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% […]

Soybeans: Lower Quality Seed for 2019 – Check Your Germination Rates – DTN

🕔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, […]

Arkansas Soybeans: 2nd Year of Poor Seed Quality

🕔Oct 19, 2018This growing season is the second year in a row where Arkansas soybean producers have seen poor quality soybean during harvest (Figure 1).  In a Blog post I wrote last […]

Tennessee Soybeans: Dealing with Seed Quality Issues

🕔Oct 9, 2018With the extended wet weather in late September, growers in many parts of the southeast are dealing with varying degrees of seed quality issues in soybean as they move through harvest.  In […]

Kentucky Soybeans: Seed Quality Moving Backwards in the Field

🕔Oct 9, 2018The excessive rains of September and early October are more than many soybean plants can handle. The wet weather occurred as soybean seeds were at physiological maturity or approaching it. […]

Indiana Soybeans: Fungal Diseases That Impact Pod, Seed Quality

🕔Oct 5, 2018Editor’s Note: For accompanying tables see original article at the Source Link below. There are a number of fungal soybean diseases that can greatly impact seed quality. In Indiana, the […]

Soybean Herbicide Tolerant-Trait Systems for 2019 – Breaking it Down – DTN

🕔Oct 3, 2018Between new traits coming to market and the recent ag mergers, soybean seed catalogs are as thick as they are confusing this year.  Depending on your seed retailer of choice, […]

Soybean Market: U.S.-China Trade War Cools – Brazil Soy Basis Weakens – DTN

🕔May 29, 2018China and U.S. trade relations have greatly shaped Brazil’s soybean export market in the past two months. Basis is currently weakening for Brazilian sellers since the U.S. and China agreed […]

Pennsylvania Soybeans: Associated Risks for Bin-Run Seed

🕔Mar 27, 2018Seeds represent an important part of the total input costs in soybean production. Soybean seed cost is variable since it is associated with the crop expected yield and the requirements […]

Michigan Soybeans: Seed Quality Considerations for 2018

🕔Mar 22, 2018While much of the soybean seed sold in Michigan will have warm germination rates listed at 90 percent, some seed lots will be tagged at 85 percent and some may […]

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