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Soybean production Web sites

For more information, here are some Web sites that give important
information useful for soybean production in the Midsouth.

Variety trials.  All five Midsouthern states–Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee–conduct soybean variety evaluations and the results are available online.

Arkansas

http://comp.uark.edu/~avrtest/index.php?sb&content/

Louisiana

http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/crops_livestock/crops/soybeans/

Mississippi

http://msucares.com/pubs/crops3.html

Missouri

http://agebb.missouri.edu/cropperf/soybean/

Tennessee

http://www.utextension.utk.edu/fieldcrops/soybean/

Budgets.  Soybean enterprise budgets are an excellent source of up-to-date estimates of costs and returns for soybean enterprises. 

Arkansas

http://www.aragriculture.org/crops/soybeans/budgets/default.htm

Louisiana

http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/money_business/farm_business/

Mississippi

http://www.agecon.msstate.edu/Research/budgets.php

Tennessee

http://economics.ag.utk.edu/budgets.html

Weed Management.  All five Midsouthern states publish weed management guides, usually on an annual basis.

Arkansas

http://www.uaex.edu/Other_Areas/publications/HTML/MP-44.asp

Louisiana

http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/crops_livestock/crops/soybeans/

Mississippi

http://msucares.com/pubs/publications/p1532.html

Missouri

http://extension.missouri.edu/explorepdf/manuals/M00171.pdf

Tennessee

http://weeds.utk.edu/rcmanual.htm.

Disease Management.  Web addresses for information published by universities of three of the Midsouthern states are shown.  Additional websites for Crop Production Basics (CPB) and the Southern Soybean Disease Workers (SSDW) have information and photographs gleaned from several sources.

Arkansas

http://www.aragriculture.org/diseases/Soybeans/default.htm

Louisiana

http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/crops_livestock/crops/soybeans/

Missouri

http://aes.missouri.edu/delta/muguide/g4452.stm

CPB

http://www.cropproductionbasics.com/soybean_diseases.htm

SSDW

http://cipm.ncsu.edu/ent/SSDW/soyatlas.htm

Insect management.  The following five addresses are for websites that contain information about insect pests and their management and control.  Some sites also contain color photographs of insects.

Arkansas

http://www.aragriculture.org/insects/soybean/default.htm

Louisiana

http://www.lsuagcenter.com/en/crops_livestock/crops/soybeans/

Mississippi

http://msucares.com/pubs/publications/p0883.pdf

Tennessee

http://www.utextension.utk.edu/fieldcrops/soybean/

CPB

http://www.cropproductionbasics.com/soybean_insects.htm

Handbooks.  The Arkansas Extension Service has an online handbook.  Other Midsouthern states’ soybean handbooks are either out of date or are in hard copy form.

Arkansas

http://www.uaex.edu/Other_Areas/publications/HTML/MP-197.asp

           

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