All Posts from February 2015

Spring planting is still a couple months away, but inevitably, some farmers in Illinois will have to deal with a wet spring, which delays planting corn and soybeans. While both corn and soybeans benefit from early planting, the yield drag is greater for corn with late planting.

Historically, in Illinois it seemed that when the calendar flipped to May, growers knew it was time to think about seeding beans. Of course, if you wait until...

Recent research has found ways to produce soybean seeds that have improved yields under drought conditions. A group of researchers published their research in the November-December issue ofAgronomy Journal. The researchers were M. Jyostna Devi and Thomas Sinclair, North Carolina State University; Pengyin Chen, University of Arkansas; and Thomas Carter, Jr. USDA-ARS, Raleigh, NC.

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