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ILLINOIS FARMERS IMPLEMENTING BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR NUTRIENT LOSS REDUCTION STRATEGY

Recent results from the USDA/NASS 2015 Producer Survey show marked improvements in the implementation of practices outlined in the Nutrient Loss Reduction Strategy. Read the report...

When is a good time to plant soybeans, and is late winter too early? One thing that describes winter in Illinois—year in and year out—is it’s just plain cold. Hardly a perfect time to plant soybeans, right?

According to a study conducted this year that was just completed, plant soybeans in winter. This planting date study began March 19 (Figure 1); still technically winter, in Montgomery County. The opportunity presented itself because...

This article originally appeared on farmdocDAILY.

Current 2017 fall delivery bids for central Illinois are near $10 per bushel for soybeans while corn is near $3.60 per bushel. At those prices, soybeans are projected to be near $80 per acre more profitable than corn,...

This article originally appeared on the Bulletin.

Glyphosate and PPO inhibitor Summary: 593 field samples representing approximately 2,000 waterhemp or palmer amaranth plants were tested for herbicide resistance at the University of Illinois Plant Clinic in the 2016 season. The Plant Clinic started offering herbicide...

Following the 4Rs won’t prevent you from producing high yield soybeans.

Editor’s Note: This is the 3rd part in a 4-part series on the 4Rs and nutrient management.

For the most part full-season soybean, double-crop soybean and corn yields were outstanding across the state in 2016. There were some scattered reports of poor soybean yields, but these were isolated cases. Several areas of southern Illinois...

Please join us for a workshop exploring the challenges and opportunities of double-cropping wheat and soybeans.

This conference will bring together growers and industry experts to identify solutions to improve the productivity of double-crop systems.

February 8, 2017 — 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Holiday Inn — 222 Potomac Blvd, Mt. Vernon, 62864

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