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Diversify with Non-GMO Soybeans By: 11/24/2015 @ 11:39am

Non-GMO soybeans are an easy way to diversify a farm. With production practices similar to those for traditional soybeans, there’s less to juggle than switching to a…

How to Produce a 108-Bushel Soybean Yield By: 11/19/2015 @ 4:19pm

Jason Lakey and his father Robert set a new state record last week for the highest verified soybean yield in Illinois…

Smart Soybean Replant Decisions By: 11/16/2015 @ 10:21am

Don’t write off a poor soybean stand from making a comeback, even if your emotions lead you to believe differently…

Apply Effective Multiple Herbicide Modes of Action By: 11/06/2015 @ 1:21pm

There could be a college drinking game revolving around taking a swig of your favorite beverage each time a herbicide ad touts “multiple herbicide modes of action applications” as a way to forestall weed…

How to Manage White Mold By: 11/05/2015 @ 10:58am

Midsummers with temperature highs in the 70s coupled with prolific precipitation make for great sleeping and garden-growing weather. Unfortunately, these conditions can also be a prime mover of white mold in…

The Time Is Right for SCN Testing By: 10/23/2015 @ 2:01pm

Soybean cyst nematodes (SCN) can be found in 72% of Iowa soybean fields and in around 80% of fields in both Ohio and Illinois. Nematologist Greg Tylka of Iowa State University Extension stressed that SCN can…

Overly Dry Soybeans Could Cost $16.20 Per Acre By: 10/16/2015 @ 4:20pm

Harvesting conditions across the Midwest may have started out a bit soggy but then turned high and dry. Maybe too dry.Ken Hellevang worries that a lot of soybeans came out of the field too dry. And this will…

Don’t Sweat Singed Soybeans By: 09/29/2015 @ 4:25pm

By Gil Gullickson  If you thought your Ilevo-treated soybeans looked a bit rougher than normal last spring after you sprayed them with a residual preemergence herbicide, it’s likely they did. Still…

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