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2012’s Southern Soybean Varieties

This section offers a partial listing of soybean varieties suited for the Southern growing region. For more offerings, contact your local seed representative.   AgVenture Midsouth 44K4RR • Shorter plant …

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Market Analyst Asks, ‘More Of The Same?’

By Carroll Smith Editor Melvin Brees, the market/policy Extension associate, FAPRI, University of Missouri, writes an insightful grain column each month titled “Decisive Marketing.” Highlights from this column are typically …

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Target Problem Weeds

Tennessee and Mississippi Delta soybean farmers share their strategies for putting together effective weed control programs. Two Mid-South soybean producers have found a way to knock out glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth. …

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Why Irrigate?

Whether surface or sprinkler irrigation methods are used on soybeans, the moisture availability that they provide creates the potential for increased yields over dryland production. Availability of moisture always ranks …

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MS Delta Retailer Named ‘Resistance Fighter’

Special program recognizes retailers, consultants and county Extension agents who are proactively involved in the fight against weed resistance. From a personal perspective, Chuck Foresman, manager for weed resistance strategies …

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CruiserMaxx Plus hits the market

The EPA has approved registration of CruiserMaxx Plus insecticide/fungicide seed treatment for use on soybeans. It will join the CruiserMaxx beans brand family as a new formulation and will offer …

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Early Season Weed Control Options

Glyphosate-resistant weeds, especially Palmer amaranth, have soybean growers in the South once again pondering their early season weed control options. By Bob Scott Before the introduction of Roundup Ready soybeans, …

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