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Ground Work 2021: Ideal Growing Conditions for North Dakota Soybeans

Matt GastJul 26, 2021

While some areas of the U.S., including my state, are way too dry, other areas of the country are way too wet. But in my…

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Ground Work 2021: Mississippi River Levels, Rain Impact Illinois Soybeans

Daryl CatesJul 21, 2021

What a difference a week makes. During the week of June 21, the Mississippi River dropped as low as 3 m, or 10 feet, and…

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Ground Work 2021: Planting Double-Crop Soybeans in Kentucky

Caleb RaglandJul 15, 2021

We had a short break of a couple weeks at the beginning of June before we were busy in the field again. We started winter…

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Ground Work 2021: Moisture Dictating Iowa Soybean Growth

Tim BardoleJul 14, 2021

The weather has been extremely dry in our area of Iowa, and that has slowed crop growth. Both our soybeans and corn are now growing…

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Ground Work 2021: Sustainable Practices Making a Difference in Michigan Fields

Laurie IsleyJul 8, 2021

We are enjoying a break from work now that the crops are planted and we’ve done what we can to provide an environment for them…

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Ground Work 2021: Controlling Weeds in Illinois

Daryl CatesJun 24, 2021

After rain delays through much of May, I finished planting soybeans on June 5. I am still amazed at how quickly we can get caught…