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When nematodes infest a field, they can do extensive damage to the roots and, by season’s end, to yield. Due to their small size and patchy distribution pattern, nematodes are often overlooked for the yield-impacting problem they are.Read
When talking soybeans, all the attention recently seems to fall on the latest weed control technologies like Enlist E3® soybeans. However, even the best-yielding varieties with the newest traits can be compromised when phytophthora is present.Read
Planting soybeans early has a different meaning than it did 30 years ago. During my first job as an agronomist, I was told that “a soybean plant should not see the light of May”. Boy that sure has changed with the pictures on twitter of guys planting soybeans in Iowa in March. I am not promoting planting soybeans that early, BUT what has changed to give farmers the confidence in planting earlier than ever before?Read
Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN) and Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS) are two yield-robbing pathogens which have spread throughout most states in the U.S. and Canada. While these can be found in fields independent of each other, the indirect effects of feeding from SCN can increase SDS levels as they weaken plants and create wounds favorable to invasion by other pathogens.Read
Each year, it seems like the corn crop in the Midwest gets planted earlier and earlier. A producer has one chance to plant each year and must live with the results for the remainder of the growing season. Here are a few things to consider when choosing to start plantingRead
Every year, producers gear up for planting facing different challenges. This year, Kansas and a good portion of the Hoegemeyer footprint are in abnormally dry – extreme drought conditions. Here are some management tactics producers can take to help conserve soil moisture.Read
We’re proud to announce the Hoegemeyer 2020 Big Hitter Sales Award dealer recipients. The Big Hitter Sales Award is given annually to recognize Hoegemeyer seed dealers who demonstrate sales growth, promote brand awareness and champion customer service and success.Read