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Quest for Better Yields

RSS By: Kip Cullers, Farm Journal

Follow Kip Cullers, a Purdy, Mo., farmer known for his bin-busting soybean yields, Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie and Farm Journal Machinery Editor Margy Fischer as they travel to Brazil to learn more about the country's soybean production.

Corn Harvest Progresses in Mato Grosso do Sul

Mar 03, 2012


On the farm of Eduardo and Margie Peixoto, the third week of February brought a lot of action in the field.

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Combines were harvesting soybeans and corn, and planters were busy planting double crop sorghum.

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Total, they farm almost 9,000 acres, and their daughter, Luiza, works on the farm as an agronomist.

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The field of the video below was a corn-on-corn field, but it was originally planned to be put into soybeans.
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Luiza explains they changed their cropping rotation to combat the heavy white mold pressures that this field has exhibited.
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