When it comes to choosing soybean row spacing, some farmers feel torn between opting for narrow rows and better weed control or wider rows and reduced white mold problems; however, it doesn’t have to be an either/or decision.
This article was originally published on DTN/Progressive Farmer. ROCKVILLE, Md. (DTN) -- Glufosinate herbicides, often sold under the Liberty brand, are in higher demand than ever before. Spraying Liberty for the first time this year? Aim for plenty of sun, high humidity, higher temperatures and prioritize spray coverage. (DTN File Photo by Tom Dodge) This year, nearly every herbicide-tolerant soybean trait on the market -- XtendFlex, Enlist E3, Liberty Link and LL GT27 -- contains tolerance to glufosinate. As a result, the number of growers spraying the herbicide for the first time each year is also on the rise. [...]
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development, soybean production and government relations efforts, while the membership program, Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG) and the Illinois Soybean Growers PAC actively advocates for positive and impactful legislation for farmers at local, state and national levels. ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean farmers through promotion, advocacy, research and education with the vision of becoming a trusted partner of Illinois soybean farmers to ensure their profitability now and for future generations.