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Waterhemp Seed Collections Needed from Illinois Soybean Fields

To better understand the level of resistance to Group 15 herbicides, Dr. Aaron Hager is seeking waterhemp seed collections from Illinois soybean fields. Results will be used to provide farmers with recommendations on how best to incorporate these herbicides into integrated weed management programs.

By |September 27, 2023|

Reminder: Submit Soybean Samples for Stem Pest Survey

Dr. Nick Seiter and his team will carry out dectes stem borer counts in soybean fields across Illinois this fall. These counts, beginning during the R7-R8 growth stages, aim to gather valuable data on this stem pest and contribute to improved management strategies.

By |September 26, 2023|

I Believe In the CCA Program

ISA Soy Envoy, Karen Corrigan, discusses various criticisms directed towards the Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) program and highlights the importance of CCAs in the agronomy profession.

By |September 25, 2023|

Stay Safe During Harvest Season

Harvest is a fun time of year, where you can see what hybrids/varieties did well, what trials outperformed others, and where your hard work paid off. Don’t get complacent and think that every day is going to have the same result. Stay alert, have a great fall and most importantly, stay safe.

By |September 22, 2023|

Precision Drone Applications Take Flight in Farming

Growers and companies are increasingly adopting drones for precise and automated applications of fungicides, insecticides, and fertilizers. ISA Soy Envoy, Matt Herman, discusses how to maximize crop health and yield potential using aerial drone technology.

By |September 21, 2023|

Every Sample Counts: Submit Soybeans for 2023 Quality Survey

Participate in the 2023 Soybean Quality Survey and send in your soybean harvest sample for free. Dr. Seth Naeve from the University of Minnesota invites all U.S. farmers to contribute, and your individual test results will be kept confidential while helping identify the highest-quality soybean varieties.

By |September 19, 2023|

Optimizing Soybean Harvest for Maximum Yields and Profitability

During harvest, optimizing soybean moisture and timing is crucial for efficiency and yield. Illinois Soybean Association Soy Envoy, Kris Ehler, offers valuable insights and tips, emphasizing the importance of monitoring moisture levels and modifying the combine for field conditions.

By |September 18, 2023|
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