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John Brien

Methods for Taking Accurate Stand Counts

Once the rush of planting has slowed or ended, sitting back and relaxing is not the best option to maximize a grower’s soybean acres. When the soybeans have emerged, the next step is to scout those acres to plan for the next step. Taking final stand counts and investigating for emerging issues such as weeds and insects will allow a grower and his local CCA to begin working on a soybean success plan. Final stand counts are not directly linked to final yield like corn populations are, but they can still provide valuable insight to a grower. By taking [...]

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