FJCTV: Increased Soybean Acres in 2017 Need Efficient Managing

November 21, 2016 10:40 AM

Cash flow and margin potential is likely to driving planting decisions in 2017.

In a new report, Informa Economics released its 2017 acreage forecast, pegging planted soybean acreage at 88.6 million acres. This would not only be a record, but also a 6 percent jump from 2016.

These additional soybean acres will need to be managed wisely in the spring. Missy Bauer, a Farm Journal agronomist, lays out the timing of early season treatments.

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