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6 Ways to Trim Soybean Production Costs in 2015 By: 04/08/2015 @ 9:47am

When economics reach the current level, farmers tend to cut soybean inputs. Researchers led by Seth Naeve, Extension agronomist at the University of Minnesota…

Fertility and Herbicide Programs Key to Soybean Yields By: 04/07/2015 @ 11:19am

The overarching theme for 2015 is to cut production costs. If you’re growing more soybeans this year, don’t slash…

Soybean Planting Date May Limit Yield By: 03/16/2015 @ 2:57pm

While corn planting always starts first in the spring, you may want to seriously consider planting soybeans right in…

Large Soybean Plantability Tips - 3 Major Plant Manufacturers By: 04/30/2015 @ 8:54am

This past winter, three major planter manufacturers evaluated our 2015 soybean seed for plantability. This was done knowing that a considerable amount of 2015 Beck’s soybean seed would be larger than…

Video: Soybean Aphids - Agronomy Insider By: 04/14/2015 @ 12:02pm

// Gil Gullickson asks, "So when is the best time to treat for soybean aphids?" Steve Barnhart, Winfield regional agronomist, gives recommendations. var rampVidID=104156647 var vidWidth=480

Pre-Emergent Herbicide Study - Don’t want it, treat it like you already have it! By: 04/06/2015 @ 11:00pm

Pre-emergent herbicides were put to the ultimate test during last growing season.BECK’S Pre-Emergent Herbicide Study - 2014Purpose: Using pre-emergent herbicides allow growers an early start on their weed…

What is the Ideal Planting Depth For Soybeans? Find The Answer In This Study! By: 03/22/2015 @ 11:00pm

The results are in from the Beck’s Practical Farm Research (PFR)® Study showing what the best planting depth is for Ohio Soybeans for the highest potential yields. BECK’S Ohio Soybean Planting Depth…

Intego Provides Protection Against Pythium and Phytophthora By: 03/13/2015 @ 12:02pm

If soybeans are planted early, in cold and wet soils, it can lead to seedling diseases, ultimately dinging yield. Intego Suite, a seed treatment fungicide chemistry, is another tool farmers can use to protect…

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