Before growers make the decision to plant acres and acres of continuous corn, they should consider that soybean demand is expected to increase next year too. Though the increase in soybean demand will not be as great as in corn, market opportunities certai
For years, we managed corn rootworms with a corn-soybean crop rotation. Any rootworm eggs laid in a corn field one year hatched and died in a bean field the next summer, for lack of any corn roots to munch on. But a few years ago, a few rootworms in Illino
Nebraska wheat fields coated in ice during recent storms have had little chance to recover with the recent cold front. While wheat is dormant in winter, its roots and crown continue to respire slowly, using oxygen and producing potentially toxic gases like
There is no silver bullet to better soybean yields, but one practice comes close: Spend more time picking the soybean varieties you plant, with special attention on seed that is resistant to soybean cyst nematode (SCN).
CUIABA, Mato Grosso -- With corn prices pushing to their highest point in 10 years, Brazil's growing area of Mato Grosso could have a record double-crop corn production, said Fernando Muraro, a market analyst with AgRural, located in Curitiba.