15 Tips for Better Yielding Soybeans

Published on: 13:45PM Jul 25, 2011

1. pH is critical.

2. Manage alkaline soils
3. Balance fertility.
4. Nitrogen probably won’t help.
5. Foliar feeding? Maybe.
6. Plant beans like corn.
7. Planter box fungicides.
8. Inoculate seed.
9. Stay ahead of pests.
10. Nix on nematodes.
11. Rotation pumps yield.
12. Fix compacted layers.
13. When stress helps.
14. Don’t waste seed.
15. Don’t leave yield in the field.
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