Editor’s Note: This summary was posted in the January 19 edition of the Wisconsin Crop Manager (Volume 24: No.1). The full article can be accessed here. The commercial base (CB) and ILeVO (CB + fluopyram) seed treatments decreased risk and substantially increase profit across a wide range of seeding rates. Yield response to seed treatment was environment specific, and across all environments, the yield response to ILeVO was 2.8% compared to 5.3% (WISDS) and 6.1% (IA) when visual SDS symptoms were present. At 2016 and 2017 seed and seed treatment costs, CB and ILeVO seed treatments at 140,000 seeds/A reduced [...]
The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff and membership programs represent more than 43,000 soybean farmers in Illinois. The checkoff funds market development and utilization efforts while the membership program supports the government relations interests of Illinois soybean farmers at the local, state, and national level, through the Illinois Soybean Growers (ISG). ISA upholds the interests of Illinois soybean producers through promotion, advocacy, and education with the vision of becoming a market leader in sustainable soybean production and profitability.