All Posts by Kevin Nelson

Water, Water Everywhere - And Not a Drop to Drink

October 10, 2018

Harvest Strategies

The fate of unharvested soybeans in areas receiving continued rainfall is in jeopardy.

2018 Harvest: What Makes the Soybean World Go ‘Round?

October 08, 2018

Harvest Strategies

A recap of the 2018 growing season in northern Illinois.

Green is for Go – Except for Soybean Stems

September 06, 2018

Harvest Strategies

Green stems in soybeans can cause headaches at harvest time.

Soybeans, White Mold and SDS – Oh My!

August 18, 2018

Disease Management

Did springtime field conditions lead to disease infections in soybean?

Soypocalypse 2018: An Envoy Discussion

July 12, 2018

Disease Management

In July, we have an opportunity to review the first half of the soybean growing season. Soybeans have moved into the reproductive stages and we can go back and look at the earlier stages, trying to gauge the potential of the crop and what may have taken us to this point.

Replant Considerations: Checklist for Coming Back from Calamity

May 24, 2018

Planting Agronomy

Soybeans planting, population stand and replant decisions.

Your Beans are Planted – Now What?

April 14, 2018

Planting Agronomy

Beans are planted. What steps can you take today to make sure they thrive?

Bringing Better Beans to Polo and Mendota

February 02, 2018

ILSoyAdvisor Events

The Illinois Soybean Association hosted two Better Beans Series events in the northern and northwestern parts of the state.

It’s a Big World, But We’re All Closer Than You Think

December 14, 2017

Farm Management

I have been volunteering for the past 14 years with an organization called Foods Resource Bank (FRB).