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Many of us agree that soybeans are normally over planted and that we have a high percentage of more plants in the field than what we need for maximum yield. Read here about skips in your soybeans, management and best practices, or contact Hoegemeyer directly to learn more.Read
Read the latest from Hoegemeyer on winter annual weeds and no-till farming, or contact us to learn more. Annual weeds' job is to produce seed so that the species will continue on next year, everything else is secondary. Unlike summer annual weeds such as foxtail or velvet leaf which typically germinate and produce seed within a summer growing season, winter annuals actually germinate in the fall and begin growing before winter.Read
The soybean aphid is a native of China and Japan. It is a small yellow insect with distinct black protrusions or “tailpipes” on the tip of its abdomen. No other aphid species colonizes on soybean plants so it is probably safe to assume if you find colonies of tiny yellow aphids on your soybean plants, you probably have soybean aphids.Read
In recent years more and more farmers have become aware of weeds that have become resistance to popular herbicide programs. As agricultural production continues to intensify farmers have increased their use of herbicides to manage weeds. In addition, farmers are relying more on continuous use of herbicides with similar modes of action (MOA) or even the same herbicide.Read
Gathering good yield information during harvest is important. Making accurate product comparisons with your own yields will help ensure that you can glean the most profitable results next year. Read about best practices here, or contact a Hoegemeyer DSM to learn more.Read