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Ron Kindred

2020 Growing Season in Review: New Lessons Learned

I think we can all agree every growing season the last few years has been abnormal. But can you teach a seasoned farmer new soybean management practices in an abnormal year? We are about to find out! My wife, Jayne, and son, Jay, and I planted soybeans early for the first time in 2020. I have seen university studies that show early planting can help maximize yield potential. Early soybeans can get a quick canopy up that helps with weed control and moisture retention. Soybeans planted early may have a better shot at filling pods when the days are [...]

By |September 23, 2020|
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