High Oleic Soybeans: Delivering Now and into the Future It’s not often that farmers radically change the way they produce a crop. But when it happens, it can make a major, positive impact on their profitability. Take the pork industry, for example. In the early 1990s, consumer preferences and Smithfield’s push for more lean meat
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What do marestail and henbit have in common? They’re two species of weeds that can remain dormant all winter and spring back to life before planting, causing serious problems for U.S. soybean farmers. But keep in mind, these are just two of many winter weeds. “Fields that have heavy infestations of winter annuals in the
Harvest has begun, which means farmers are spending more time in their combines and have their eye on their yield monitors. Every year, farmers will undoubtedly find parts of fields that yield less than others, and some might wonder what they can do to fix it. The soy checkoff funds research to increase and protect
It’s not a bad idea to start thinking about what you’ll plant once you’re finished harvesting. If those plans include cover crops, you might start seeing the benefits as early as next spring. Cover Crops Could Be Right For You At least that’s what Ohio State University assistant professor and extension educator James Hoorman would like tell