Saturday, December 4, 2021

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LSU AgCenter 2021 Official Soybean Variety Trial Preliminary Results

Selecting a soybean variety is one of the most important decisions a producer can make to have a successful crop. To help Louisiana soybean producers...

Read the fine print: Who owns and controls farm data?

• By Brad Buck • With the rapid development of artificial intelligence, data derived from farms might be more valuable than the crops growers produce....

Cover Story

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‘Dead man’s fingers’

Scientists work to get a handle on taproot decline A monster that lives by eating the dead is hiding underground, and it has developed a taste for soybeans. For the past two years, Arkansas Agricultural Experiment...


Start planning for herbicide shortages

• By Larry Steckel • Retailers and basic suppliers are all concerned about herbicide shortages in 2022. We all can recall similar concerns this past...

Soybeans: planting progress, double crop and late-planting considerations

• By Angela McClure • The June 6 Tennessee crop progress report indicated over seventy percent (72%) of our soybean crop was in the ground,...

Editor’s Note

Vicky Boyd

Listen to Mom’s wisdom when it comes to rotating soybeans

Growing up, you likely heard at least one of these sayings from the so-called “Mom’s Handbook”: “Everything in moderation,” “Too much of a good thing is never good” and/or “variety is the spice of life.” The...

Industry News

Asgrow plans to introduce 24 XtendFlex varieties for 2022

Asgrow plans to introduce 24 XtendFlex soybean varieties nationally for 2022, raising the total number of available varieties to 71 for the upcoming growing...


University of Arkansas Soybean Economic Notes, Dec. 3, 2021

Bob Stark, agricultural economics professor emeritus with the University of Arkansas’ School of Agriculture and Southeast Research & Extension Center, Monticello, and Jeremy Ross,...

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