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How to Sow Cover Crops After Soybeans

Any farmer who implements a successful cover crop rotation on their farm knows that perfect timing is vital. There are tips and tricks needed to ensure that the field transition from one crop to another is smooth and on time. ...

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Resistance management plan for soybean aphid

Soybean aphid remains the most important soybean insect pest in Iowa, and management over the last fifteen years has primarily relied on using foliar insecticides. The economic injury level was defined in 2007, and is approximately 675 aphids per plant ...

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Secrets of soybean success

Fred Below, Ph.D., professor of plant physiology and crop sciences at the University of Illinois, shared the “Six Secrets of Soybean Success” to help soybean growers increase yields through better management practices. Watch the webinar below to hear his latest ...

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Four Ways You Can Trim Costs in 2016

Farm economist recommends cutting $100/acre next year Soybeans are projected to be $8.90 per bushel in 2016, much lower than the last few years. According to forecasts from University of Illinois Farm Management Specialist Gary Schnitkey, Ph.D., farmers should strive ...

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