All Posts by Todd Steinacher

Quick Tips for Terminating Cover Crops

April 08, 2021

Planting Strategies, Sustainability Practices

For many producers, utilizing cover crops in their farming system can be a big leap of faith.

Establishing 2021 Agronomy Trials

April 01, 2021

Research Information

In modern production agriculture, research and trials have expanded beyond small strip trials and universities.

Understanding Crop Insurance and Grain Marketing

March 31, 2021

Planting Strategies

The Federal Crop Insurance Corporation is a risk management tool used to mitigate financial losses to U.S. farmers.

Risks and Rewards of Planting Soybean Early

March 21, 2021

Planting Strategies

Farming is a business that is built on supply, demand, biology, and the environment.

Do Not Lead with the Big Guns

March 09, 2021

Weed Management

Weed management is more than just selecting a post applied herbicide trait in your soybeans and waiting to spray when weeds emerge.

What to do while we wait for the Elusive 'Silver Bullet,' Recap of Summit Breakout

February 24, 2021

Weed Management

During the Soybean Summit session on February 24, I had the opportunity to learn from Dr. Bernards with the Western Illinois University School of Agriculture and his presentation of “What to do while we wait for the Elusive ‘Silver Bullet.’"

Insect Management: What did we learn in 2020, Recap of Summit Breakout

February 17, 2021

Insect Management

During the second session of Soybean Summit on February 17, I had the opportunity to learn from Dr. Nick Seiter, who presented “Insect Management: What did we learn in 2020?

Understanding Seedling Diseases & Seed Treatments, Recap of Summit Breakout

February 10, 2021

Disease Management

During the first session of the 2021 Soybean Summit on February 10, I had the opportunity to learn from Dr. Kleczewski’s presentation, “Seedling Disease and Seed Treatment-What’s the deal?”

Seven Thoughts to R5

January 25, 2021

In-Season Agronomy

Once a soybean seed is placed into the soil, it is Mother Nature’s job to provide an opportunistic mouth to feed on it.

Four Questions to Ask Before Buying Seed Treatments

January 20, 2021

Planting Strategies

We are about three to four months away from bringing out the dedicated soybean planter and starting to plant the 2021 soybean crop.

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