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Chris Brown

Additional Challenges of Late Planted Soybeans

With the wet conditions across much of our sales area, corn planting has been delayed significantly and the thought of planting soybeans has not been on many minds. Currently, Illinois, Missouri and Wisconsin are all significantly behind on soybean planting progress, at least 20% from the 2014-2018 average. Because of this delay there will be significant hurdles the soybean crop will face. Weed Control: As many have observed, the weeds have not been as severely affected by the weather as cropping plans. With the wet conditions, much of the planned fieldwork remains to be completed along with preplant/burndown herbicide [...]

By |June 13, 2019|
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