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November 2018

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  • “The plant will tell you the story about what happened this season.” –Kris Ehler, Image by Gregg Hillyer

    Harvest Soy Potential

    Kris Ehler is a self-described bean dork. Everything about the fickle crop fascinates the Thomasboro, Illinois, farmer and certified crop agronomist.

  • SCN is not a death sentence. Instead, it’s similar to finding out you have high blood pressure and something you learn to manage. Soil testing to determine populations is a first step, Image courtesy of Iowa State University

    Harvest Soy Potential

    Soybean pests are sneaky. Just when you think you've got the answer in the bag or the bottle, the troublemakers are back to shave top-end yield.

  • Arkansas farmer Matt Miles (right) and his son, Layne (left), work with consultant Robb Dedman (center) to navigate the winding row to consistent high soybean yields, Image by Charles Johnson

    Trial and Error

    Expect some twists, turns and bumps in the road when shooting for high soybean yields. Matt Miles has seen his McGehee, Arkansas, plots consistently top 100 bushels per acre since 2013. But, that doesn't mean he hasn't encountered some curves along the way--and learned...

  • SCN is not a death sentence. Instead, it’s similar to finding out you have high blood pressure and something you learn to manage. Soil testing to determine populations is a first step, Image courtesy of Iowa State University

    Stop Soybean Yield Robbers

    Soybean pests are sneaky. Just when you think you've got the answer in the bag or the bottle, the troublemakers are back to shave top-end yield.

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