Does Soybean Planting Depth Really Matter for High Yields?

In this blog post, ILSoyAdvisor Soy Envoy, Drew Beckman, emphasizes the importance of soybean planting depth, highlighting the impact on emergence and susceptibility to seedling diseases. Read more about his recommendations on planting depth before hitting the fields this planting season.

By |April 10, 2024|

Early Planted Soybeans: Let’s Talk About Emergence

It’s been proven that early planted soybeans has its yield advantages. However, Shelby Weckel, ILSoyAdvisor Soy Envoy and Ehler Brothers Seed Sales Agronomist, recommends growers pay closer attention to the timing of soybean emergence during this planting season.

By |April 8, 2024|

Early Soybean Planting Success

Kelly Robertson, Owner of Precision Crop Services and ILSoyAdvisor Soy Envoy, discusses field conditions for planting soybeans early and the factors that can potentially reduce yields. He examines various scenarios and shares insights from planting into different soil conditions.

By |April 2, 2024|

Soybean Success, No Longer a Secret

Dr. Connor Sible discusses the latest findings from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Crop Physiology Lab related to soybean planting dates, cover and double crop management, and optimizing fertilizer use efficiency to bring yield and ROI to soybean production.

By |March 25, 2024|

Weed Control for Early Planted Soybeans

Dr. Hager's research found the most reliable weed control program for early planted soybeans involves a full rate of PRE plus POST herbicide application, while reducing PRE rates often leads to variable weed control. Delaying PRE herbicide application increases the risk of weed emergence before treatment, highlighting the importance of integrating both PRE and POST applications to minimize weed competition with soybeans and reduce seed return to the soil seedbank.

By |March 19, 2024|

Combating Soybean Cyst Nematode With Advancements In Genomic and Breeding Technologies

Learn about the evolving threat of soybean cyst nematode (SCN) and how researchers are tracking genetic changes in worm populations in response to soybean hosts. Dr. Matthew Hudson and Dr. Andrew Scaboo discuss SCN genome insights and innovative strategies using native genes against resistant SCN variants, such as those in PI 88788 and Peking.

By |March 19, 2024|
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