All Posts by Scott Eversgerd

Using Harvest Aids/Desiccants in Soybeans

October 08, 2021

Harvest Strategies

Soybean desiccation is not a new tool in other parts of the country, it has just not been used in Illinois with any frequency.

SCN in Soybeans: Do I have an issue?

September 20, 2021

Disease Management

As I drove around Southern IL this summer, I noticed a lot of fields that have areas in them that were showing the symptomology of SCN.

Late Season Lodging in Soybeans

August 12, 2021

In-Season Agronomy

As we approach the later part of the growing season, we have the potential to see lodging in the soybean crop.

PODCAST: Successfully Double-Cropping Soybeans

June 15, 2021


Scott Eversgerd, CCA Soy Envoy and Pioneer field agronomist, joins the podcast this month to discuss double-cropping soybeans and what growers can do to maximize yields on those acres.

Timely Tips for Planting Double Crop Beans

June 09, 2021


Wheat harvest will begin in the southern-most tip of Illinois in just a matter of days, and double crop soybean planting will be right behind it.

Weed Control Using The Enlist Herbicide System

May 26, 2021

Weed Management

It has been said that “weeds and cockroaches are the only things that could survive a nuclear war.”

Planting Group 2 Soybeans in Southern IIllinois

April 09, 2021

Harvest Strategies, Planting Strategies

It has often been said that “if you are not moving forward, you are falling behind.”

Warm Fall Weather Leads to Increase in Wheat Planting

November 03, 2020


Wheat acreage in Southern Illinois is up in the fall of 2020 as producers note high price and dry planting conditions.

Wheat Quality Considerations

May 24, 2020


Review of winter wheat conditions and considerations for quality.

Agronomy: 75 Bushel beans in Southern Illinois – It Can be Your Reality?

February 27, 2015

Harvest Strategies

As I have attended many agronomy meetings this winter, one of the hot topics is how to increase soybean yields.