All Posts by Kevin Nelson

Soybeans as a Cover Crop

June 24, 2019

Sustainability Practices, In-Season Agronomy

Four reasons to consider soybeans as a cover crop for Prevent Plant acres. This unusual season calls for unconventional thinking in response.

Soybean Planting Date: Cussed, Re-cussed, and Discussed

April 21, 2019

Planting Strategies

How to be a successful low population soybean producer and optimize yield while saving on seed costs.

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 Strategies

Soybeans planting, population stand and replant decisions.

Your Beans are Planted – Now What?

April 14, 2018

Planting Strategies

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