Soybean seed costs have risen, farmers don’t want to plant more seeds than they need for top yields.
Planting without first controlling existing weeds can increase several risks to the crop.
Plummeting temperatures in Missouri could mean poor stands of corn and seed damage.
Weather extremes at planting—both too little and too much moisture—signal that soybeans may benefit from the use of a commercial inoculant.
Foliar fungicides were on the minds of few U.S. soybean farmers a decade ago but they could lead to a yield boost.
The Japanese beetle is becoming an increasingly prevalent pest in the north-central region of the U.S.
Simply achieving “sustainability” is not good enough. We must have the research, technology and production practices to go beyond sustainability.