All Posts from February 2020

Setting up the right environment for soybeans to flourish in the early stages of the life cycle is crucial to improving yield potential. In this webinar, Dr. Victoria Kleczewski will look at different early-season diseases and insects that can affect soybean yields later in the season and what proactive integrated pest management recommendations will optimize your soybean investment. Kleczewski will dive into seed treatments and how they can...

This article was originally published on the farmdoc daily website.

The oomycete Phytophthora sojae, is a soil borne organism...

Why does my soybean variety have “STS” or “SR” listed with it and what does it mean for my planting season? In 1994 sulfonylurea-tolerant soybeans (STS), then later sulfonylurea ready (SR), were introduced to help growers control troublesome broadleaf weeds. These STS or SR traits are native, non-GM traits, that make the soybean more tolerant to sulfonylurea herbicides. Sulfonylurea herbicides work by inhibiting the ALS (acetolactate synthase...

This article was originally published on the farmdoc daily website. 

This article examines working capital to value of farm production for selected producer characteristics.  Working capital to Value of Farm production is one of the traditional measures of liquidity suggested by the...