Hurricanes, River Levels, and Harvest

Nutrien Ag's Matt Reardon delivers an early fall weather update, highlighting the Midwest's challenges with dry conditions that have resulted in alarmingly low river levels. Additionally, he discusses the likelihood of El Nino bringing precipitation during the harvest season.

By |September 12, 2023|

Hang in There

Kevin Nelson, an alumnus of ILSoyAdvisor's Soy Envoy program, shares his profound insights on the enduring drought challenges throughout the years. In his enlightening discourse, he emphasizes the transformative influence of traits on crops, revolutionizing their ability to thrive and endure even in the face of such trying circumstances.

By |June 14, 2023|

Benchmarking and Integrating Soil Health, Water Quality and Climate-Smart Footprints of IL Soybeans

This project aims to identify best practices and metrics for soil health, water quality, and climate impact in soybean farming from 2023 to 2027. The findings will benefit soybean farmers, policy makers, and carbon credit markets, informing practice-based recommendations for implementing soil health, water quality-protective practices, and exploring carbon markets.

By |June 6, 2023|

The Fate of Soybeans During Drought

The panic of a looming drought has caused great concern. Illinois Soybean Association Outreach Agronomist, Stephanie Porter, reports on dry field and crop conditions and the observations of slow germination to nutrient deficiency symptoms. The good news is soybeans can adapt in times of moisture stress.

By |June 2, 2023|
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