Results of a quantitative study funded by the United Soybean Board reveal outreach conducted by The SCN Coalition has moved more soybean growers to actively manage soybean cyst nematode, the No. 1 yield-grabbing pathogen of the soybean crop in North America.
In west-central Illinois this year, growing conditions were perfect for more than corn and soybeans. Weather conditions also led to an ideal environment for weeds.
The Enlist weed control system is not only bringing more weed control options for farmers, it also could be helping mend fences among farmers and neighbors.
While some agricultural herbicides may be looking at tight supplies, one U.S.-based herbicide brand is confident of plentiful supplies.
Combines should be properly adjusted, frequently checked and carefully operated to minimize losses in soybean fields.
Ever notice an unusual cluster of leaves where tassels should be in the cornfield? The aptly named “crazy top” could be the culprit.
It’s been a “roller-coaster” growing season for Illinois corn. Brad Mason, Pioneer field agronomist, said there’s a lot of variability in corn across his region that’s bordered by I-80 to the north through McDonough and Fulton counties in the south.
The new Pioneer Yield Pyramid decision tool will help farmers evaluate factors that impact crop yields. “This concept started in 2018 when our Pioneer field agronomists asked about having a better understanding of all the factors that go into influencing corn yield,” said Matt Clover, Pioneer agronomy manager.
A new soybean seed treatment will help improve seedling vigor and protect plants from a larger number of insects. “We have a new tool in our seed treatment toolbox,” said Brad Van Kooten, Pioneer seed treatment category leader.
Plenish soybeans offer benefits to both farmers and consumers. “Our purpose statement is to enrich the lives of those that produce and those that consume,” said Roger Theisen, Plenish soybeans marketing manager.