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.
New seed treatment products to protect corn and soybeans from early-season problems were a topic of discussion at the Farm Progress Show.
New National Corn Growers Association President Chris Edgington brings life lessons he learned from his father to the new leadership role.
Late-season disease management is crucial to protecting corn and soybean yield potential come harvest. Although Corn Belt farmers already facing top 2021 yield robbers are past the prevention stage, the Golden Harvest agronomy team reminds them that it’s not too late to mitigate the diseases’ impact — not only for this season, but for the next, as well.
Weeds like waterhemp and Palmer amaranth grab headlines and the spotlight, but that doesn’t mean broadleaf weeds have stopped their own march forward.
A new series of corn hybrids and soybean varieties that provide multiple trait options was unveiled at the Farm Progress Show.
At the end of a growing season, farmers have questions. Chad Threewits, Syngenta agronomy service representative for Indiana, said some of the most important questions are the ones that farmers can ask themselves — and answer.
Will farmers be able to secure adequate supplies of popular row crop herbicides going into 2022? “The hot topic right now is lack of supply for certain products going into next season,” said Chad Threewits, Syngenta agronomy service representative for Indiana.
For farmers faced with shortages of popular crop herbicides, including glyphosate and glufosinate, are there options? Possibly, say two Indiana weed and crop experts.
Productivity and cost management are key factors to success on farms, said Allan Gray, agricultural economics professor at Purdue University.