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Ground Work 2022: Missouri Weather Impacts Soybean Management Decisions

Neal Bredehoeft|Aug 8, 2022

After getting off to a strong start, a very hot, dry July damaged crop yields in our area of the U.S. Midwest. On July 2,…

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Ground Work 2021: North Dakota Soybean Harvest Rolling

Matt Gast|Sep 27, 2021

Planting early and a hot, dry summer combined to allow us to start harvesting soybeans about 15 to 20 days earlier than normal. Those same…

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Quality U.S. Soyfood Beans: Careful Management in Ohio Protects Crop Quality

Jeff Magyar|Sep 3, 2021

As one of the U.S. farmers raising high-quality, food-grade soybeans, I focus on protecting the quality of those soybeans throughout the season. In fact, every…

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Ground Work 2021: Managing Disease and Insect Pressure in Alabama Soybeans

Wendy Yeager|Sep 1, 2021

It’s the time of year when diseases and insects invade our growing crops. All the crops are growing well and we are currently looking good…

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Ground Work 2021: Rain Needed to Fill Out North Dakota Soybeans

Matt Gast|Aug 24, 2021

Our fields are getting drier. After several weeks of ideal conditions, my town has recorded just 1 cm, or 0.4 inch, of rain in the…

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Ground Work 2021: Defending Soybeans against Kentucky Pests

Caleb Ragland|Aug 19, 2021

Though our double-crop soybeans got off to a good start in late June, the month of July was fairly dry. The crops are getting thirsty.…

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Ground Work 2021: Soybeans Thriving in New York State

Ralph Lott|Jul 30, 2021

Our crops are looking good. Although the weather has been dry, we have consistently been getting enough rain to help the crops grow. So far,…

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2020 Ground Work: Tropical Storm Season in Arkansas

Brad Doyle|Sep 9, 2020

Arkansas soybean farmer Brad Doyle shares a 2020 Ground Work update on how tropical storms are impacting his farm and soybean plant breeding for Eagle…

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2020 Ground Work: Soybeans Starting to Fill Pods in Illinois

Elliott Uphoff|Aug 21, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about soybean and corn growth, and fungicide and insecticide applications on his farm.

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2020 Ground Work: Recovering from a Minnesota Hail Storm

Jamie Beyer|Aug 14, 2020

Minnesota soybean farmer Jamie Beyer shares a 2020 Ground Work update about how the farm is recovering from a hailstorm and managing insect and disease…