All Posts by Lynda Anderson

Growing Continuous Beans: Seed Treatments - A Key to Successful Continuous Soybean Rotation

December 03, 2015

Planting Strategies

Growers have been contacting the Illinois Soybean Association asking about growing continuous soybeans.

Disease Management: Green Stem Soybeans

September 28, 2015

Disease Management

The challenges for 2015 continue to develop. Another issue growers are facing is green stemed soybeans.

PODCAST: Soybean Emergence and Early Growth

July 09, 2015

Planting Strategies

Unfortunately this years soybean planting dates have ranged from mid-April to on going

Impact of Seed Size on Seed Rate

July 01, 2015

Planting Strategies

Does seed size make a difference when deciding on what plant population to seed? A pound of soybean seed can range from a low of 2,000 seeds to a high of 3,200 seeds, but generally falls in the range of 2,400 to 2,800 seeds per lb.

Evaluating Soybean Stands and Determining Replant

June 30, 2015

Planting Strategies

Rain has been abundant in Illinois during the month of June. With the large amounts of rain over the last 2 weeks it is important to evaluate your soybean plant stands.

Agronomy: Soybean Planting Progress

May 13, 2015

Planting Strategies

As I am writing this update it is 55 degrees and cloudy with 33 mph gusts.

Insects: Scouting for Early Season Insects in Soybeans

May 12, 2015

Insect Management

A number of insects can attack soybeans early in the season, either at aphid or during the early vegetative stages.

Agronomy: Meet Your Soy Envoy: Lynda Anderson

April 15, 2015

In-Season Agronomy

Hello, I’m Lynda Anderson and I’m your 2015 Northwest Illinois Soybean Envoy.