All Posts by Jason Haegele

Begin Controlling Weeds Now for 2021 Soybean Acres

October 18, 2020

Weed Management

As the 2020 crop is harvested and bare ground begins to reappear, winter annual weed species will emerge. Should you consider a fall herbicide application to get a jumpstart on the 2021 season?

Why Are My Soybeans Turning Yellow?

September 08, 2020

In-Season Agronomy

Soybean fields are starting to change colors across Illinois. Observing when fields begin to change color and unique patterns in the field can provide clues about natural crop development versus late season stress and disease pressure.

Fungicide Chemistry 101: What Do All of Those Terms and Chemical Names Mean?

August 15, 2020

Disease Management

Fungicides are an active area of development in the crop protection industry, and it can be overwhelming to understand the differences between active ingredients and how they work. Let’s take a minute and discuss some basics.

Is Your Soybean Crop Thirsty?

July 10, 2020

In-Season Agronomy

Water is a key determinant of soybean yield. As summer rainfall may be limiting in some parts of the Illinois this season, let’s review a few principles of a soybean plant’s use of water.

Uncover Hidden Nutrient Deficiencies with Tissue Testing

June 14, 2020

Nutrient Management

Tissue sampling is a relatively low-cost approach to determine if, and which, nutrients are needed for in-season foliar or broadcast applications.

PODCAST: Soybean Management in the 2020 Growing Season

May 27, 2020

In-Season Agronomy

CCA Soy Envoy, Jason Haegele, joins the show as we dive into how soybean mangement decisions have shifted since the planting season began.

Making Impactful Crop Management Decisions in a Challenging Economy

May 15, 2020

In-Season Agronomy, Planting Strategies

Improve your return on investment in 2020 by using sound agronomic principles and multiple data sources to select the most impactful products and practices.

Which Nutrient Does Your Soybean Crop Crave?

April 10, 2020

Nutrient Management

Sulfur is an increasingly important nutrient for soybean fertility management and one you should consider for your operation in 2020.