All Posts by Randy Niver

PODCAST: The Value of Planting Soybeans Early

August 24, 2021

Planting Strategies

CCA Soy Envoy Randy Niver discusses why planting soybeans earlier in the spring supports higher yields at harvest.

Moisture Saturation and Oxygen Depravation

July 21, 2021

In-Season Agronomy

Many parts of the Central Illinois region have been hit with multiple inches of rain, causing many ponding issues.

Do Nutrients Have Parkas?

May 15, 2021

Nutrient Management

How do cooler temperatures affect nutrient uptake?

Early Planting Soybean? Yield Increase Secret Unlocked!

April 07, 2021

Planting Strategies

Early planted soybeans are a hot topic and is the cheapest input to higher yields in soybeans, barring any replants, it costs nothing extra.

Murphy’s Law Applies to 2020

November 02, 2020

In-Season Agronomy

2020 threw some curve balls at soybean growers, but it is finally coming to an end.

PODCAST: A Look Back at the 2020 Growing Season

September 24, 2020

Harvest Strategies

Randy Niver, CCA Soy Envoy and Asgrow DEKALB Technical Agronomist, is on the podcast this month to review the 2020 soybean growing season. Listen to learn more.

What Am I Supposed To Do With All This Plot Data?

August 30, 2020

In-Season Agronomy

Evaluating plot data for placement decisions.

Did Frost Really Damage Your Soybeans?

May 12, 2020

In-Season Agronomy

How to determine if soybeans were damaged by recent cold weather.

The Surprising Story of Soil Compaction Caused by Water

April 18, 2020

Sustainability Practices

Standing water can harm more than just your established soybean stand. Surface water can also lead to soil compaction.