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Harvest

A Need For Your Seed: SIU Seeks Soybean Samples for Research

The ISA agronomy team, in collaboration with SIU Professor Dr. Ahmad Fakhoury, is seeking soybean samples from various regions in Illinois. This initiative aims to provide valuable insights to farmers by identifying the predominant pathogens and pests affecting soybean production fields. Additionally, it seeks to understand how environmental and geographical factors contribute to their prevalence and distribution.

By |October 16, 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|

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|

Calibration is Key to Harvest Data Utilization

Don't overlook a crucial step before harvest: the calibration of the combine. Calibration ensures accurate yield detection systems, and although it may seem time-consuming, it's essential for high-quality data that can inform decisions for the next growing season.

By |September 14, 2023|
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