Year in Review: Unpacking Agronomy Highlights of 2023

Join Kelsey Litchfield and Stephanie Porter on the latest episode of the ILSoyAdvisor podcast as they dive into the challenges and highlights of the 2023 growing season. They will discuss the soybean production issues faced by growers, from herbicide residuals to red crown rot, heightened insect pressure, extreme weather conditions, and more.

By |December 14, 2023|

Don’t Sleep on Drought this Winter

Consecutive drier growing seasons have depleted deeper layer soil moisture and dropped water table levels across much of Illinois. Without near to wetter than normal conditions in winter, dry soil conditions could persist into the spring. El Niño conditions in the Pacific increase the chances of drier and warmer than normal weather, which could also impede longer-term drought recovery, especially in parts of western Illinois that have accumulated the largest deficits since the start of 2022.

By |November 21, 2023|

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|
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