All Posts by Harold Reetz

Diagnostics: NuGIS – Assess Your Nutrient Balances

October 28, 2016

Nutrient Management

Nutrient use and its fate can now be tracked using the NuGIS model.

Plant and Soil Health: Summary of Illinois Soil Tests Shows Potential Loss of Yields

September 23, 2016

Sustainability Practices

Agronomists and growers need to be aware soil test levels for phosphorus and potassium are declining, as today’s high yields are drawing down more than is being supplied.

Agronomy: New Technologies for Soybean Producers

September 02, 2016


The 2016 InfoAg Conference, held in St. Louis in early August, brought together over 1700 participants from 20 different countries to learn about and discuss new ideas and technology for crop production.

Agronomy: Evaluate New Soybean Production Practices on Your Farm

July 29, 2016

In-Season Agronomy

Continuing to improve soybean yields demands continued research to fine-tune production systems.

Agronomy: What big data might mean for soybean productivity

June 24, 2016

In-Season Agronomy

Big data gives you the ability to capture information you can use to make decisions that improve the yield and profitability of your soybean crop.

Agronomy: Soybean Best Management Practices

May 27, 2016

In-Season Agronomy

Are you following the best management practices for conservation and nutrient loss reduction?

Agronomy: High Yield Soybeans — A Cure for Low Market Prices?

April 29, 2016

Harvest Strategies

While higher yield overall is one of the “causes” of low soybean market prices, for the individual farmers, increasing yields is an important “cure” to help improve profits.

Agronomy: High Yield Soybeans—What’s Your “Model”?

February 11, 2016

Harvest Strategies

After being the long-neglected “step-child” feeding on the leftovers from the corn crop, soybeans are beginning to gain respect as a primary crop on many farms.