Farm Journal Series: High-Yield Soybeans

10:09AM Aug 01, 2019
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Adjusting practices to grow higher soybean yields isn’t simple. There are technology and management practices to master. This new series will help you put everything together.

Study Soybean Growth to Build Up Yield
These basic factors come into play as you adjust planting date and other management practices.

The Finer Details That Influence Soybean Yield
Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie shares what he's learned through the years to add on bushels

What's Causing Higher Soybean Yields
Soybean yields are climbing thanks to genetics, climate change and technology

Tips for Planting Soybeans Earlier
Don’t just put the seed in the ground sooner than usual and hope for the best

Early Stress Boosts Soybean Yield
But stress in the reproductive stage will cost flowers, pods and beans

Control Weeds in Early-Planted Soybeans
Weed management isn’t necessarily tougher than with normal planting — but it is different

Planting Date Affects Replant Decisions
Weigh replant cost against early planting’s yield premium, even with reduced stand

Eight Steps to Early Soybean Planting
With a new system, prior planning prevents problems