All Posts by Barb Baylor Anderson

Wheat Yield Winners Offer Double-Crop Management Tips

February 20, 2021


Double-cropping wheat and soybeans is a popular strategy in parts of Illinois.

When in Doubt, Assume it will be a Record in 2021

February 16, 2021


It looks like 2021 will be a banner year when it comes to crop statistics.

Get Covered with Available Farm Programs in 2021

February 05, 2021


Illinois soybean and wheat farmers have plenty of programs at their disposal to protect and grow 2021 crop production.

Be Prepared if Fusarium Head Blight Rears, You Know, its Ugly Head

February 07, 2021

Disease Management

While the good news for Illinois wheat growers is that fusarium head blight (FHB) has not been a significant issue the last three years, challenges remain to its management in the future.

Managing Resistant Weeds with Seed Destruction Technologies

June 05, 2020

Weed Management

Controlling weeds like herbicide-resistant waterhemp and other pigweed species is a serious economic challenge for soybean farmers. Rather than wait until all herbicide options become unavailable, weed scientists are evaluating non-chemical control options now.

Innovative Biodiesel Business Opportunity

March 19, 2020

Sustainability Practices

Biodiesel is an opportunity to capture carbon and can be a profitable outlook for farmers.

Soy Power: The Protein of Choice

July 30, 2018


Originally published in the Illinois Field & Bean magazine