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High-Oleic Beans Spawn Healthy Oil for Booming Market By: 12/07/2015 @ 2:34pm

Looking to glean some extra money from soybeans by segregating them? Think high-oleic soybeans.  Commodity soybean oil works great as a cooking oil. Yet to create…

Women in Agriculture: The Soybeans are Picked - Damage and All By: 01/23/2016 @ 1:04pm

In a “typical” year, we are finished picking soybeans by Thanksgiving.  I emphasize “typical” because in…

Take a Hard Look at Lime and Micronutrients on Soybeans By: 01/08/2016 @ 3:28pm

It is tempting to not want to perform a soil test prior to planting the 2016 soybean crop in order to save money, but a…

First Year Study Results +2.5 Bu./A. Advantage for Escalate + ILeVO at Earlier Planting By: 02/03/2016 @ 11:00pm

The purpose of this study was to evaluate yield and profitability differences between earlier and later planting dates with three different seed treatments providing protection against Sudden Death Syndrome…

Soybean Seed Treatments: How to Get the Most Bang for Your Buck By: 01/28/2016 @ 11:00pm

Purpose:To compare Beck’s Escalate™ yield enhancement system to both an untreated control and two competitor’s seed treatments in an attempt to determine yield differences.SummaryIn 2015, this research…

Spend Smart Tip - Soybean Varieties By: 01/19/2016 @ 3:28pm

#SpendSmartTip - Soybean Varieties

SCN Starting to Resist SCN-Resistant Varieties By: 12/09/2015 @ 7:21pm

Looking for something free?If you’re a soybean farmer, you’ve had a sweet deal without even knowing it if you’ve planted varieties that resist soybean cyst nematode (SCN).For the most part, farmers have…

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