All Posts from April 2014

This article originally appeared in University of Illinois’ ACES College Agriculture News and has been reposted with permission.

URBANA, Ill. – The USDA’s survey of U.S. crop producers last month revealed intentions to...

This article originally appeared in University of Missouri’s Integrated Pest & Crop Management Newsletter and has been reposted with permission. Information on where to submit Missouri soil samples has been omitted. ...

Inoculate or Not?

How do I sort out whether to inoculate my soybean seed?

Today when you decide to treat your soybean seed you have the opportunity to add an inoculant to improve nitrogen fixation. Growers don’t routinely inoculate their soybean seed in their corn-soybean rotation for a couple of reasons. In the past, treating seed with inoculum was problematic, and growers usually believed that there was not enough yield...

This article originally appeared on Michigan State University’s Extension News and has been reposted with permission.

Achieving the correct planting depth is more critical for soybean production than it is for corn production for several...

This article originally appeared on Iowa State University’s Integrated Crop Management News and has been reposted with permission.

There is an increased interest in the use of cover crops due to the many agronomic and environmental benefits they offer.  An important consideration when incorporating cover crops into the system is their termination.  Failure...

This article originally appeared on University of Illinois’ the Bulletin and has been reposted with permission.

There has been a great deal of interest in recent months in the idea of using nitrogen fertilizer during the growing season to increase soybean yields. This is somewhat surprising given that there has been so little...

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