LATEST NEWS FROM Soybeans

Planting with starter fertilizer
15:24PM Apr 27, 2020

Friendly Weather Leads to Spike in Planting Progress

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

USDA’s April 27 Crop Progress Report shows corn made huge jumps week-over-week and is pacing ahead of the five-year average. Soybeans made a smaller jump and are also well above

09:59AM Apr 27, 2020

Eight Steps to Early Soybean Planting

Darrell Smith
Conservation and Machinery Editor

With a new system, prior planning prevents problems

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09:48AM Apr 24, 2020

Diseases to Track in 2020

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Planting is just the first step in the battle for high yields. As soon as seeds hit the ground, they’re under attack from various predators – namely fungus and disease.

08:49AM Apr 23, 2020

Japanese Company Acquires 35 Bunge Locations Along Mississippi River

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Zen-Noh Grain Corporation (ZGC), of Japan, announced on Wednesday that it will buy 35 Bunge grain origination elevators along the Mississippi River. The purchase from Bunge North America is pending

10:43AM Apr 17, 2020

Complaints Weigh on Future of Dicamba

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

Herbicide applicators have the weight of dicamba’s future weighing heavily on their shoulders this year. EPA’s conditional registration lasts through Dec. 20, 2020.

14:56PM Apr 16, 2020

Get a Head Start On Weeds

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

This year, best management practices, hyper-vigilance and a zero-tolerance policy for escapes will be critical to get ahead of weed seed banks. Have a plan, and several backup plans, ready

14:02PM Apr 15, 2020

Wet Weather Could Increase Disease Risk

Sonja Begemann
Seeds and Crop Production Editor

As soon as seeds hit the ground, they’re under attack from various predators – namely fungus and disease. Analyze your seed treatments and fungicide options if infestations threaten yields.