You’ve scouted and sampled for the No. 1 soybean yield robber, soybean cyst nematode (SCN), and the results are back from the lab. What’s next? Greg Tylka, Ph.D., a soybean researcher at Iowa State University, says SCN management. “It doesn’t mean that you can’t grow soybeans anymore, it just means that you now need to
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With your soybeans out of the field, now is a great time to test for SCN. In fact, knowing if your enemy is in your fields has never been more important, especially when it comes to protecting your crop and boosting your bottom line. The root-attacking parasite cost U.S. soybean farmers more than $1 billion
The soy checkoff has helped commercialize hundreds of industrial and consumer products containing U.S. soy, which may include parts in the vehicles and equipment you use on your farming operation. From tires to body panels, seat foam to fuel additives, soy plays an increasingly important role in the manufacturing of cars, trucks, tractors and combines.
As you complete your harvest-season tasks, take necessary steps to minimize fuel-related problems when the temperature dips below freezing. Cold weather can be an issue for users of both No. 2 diesel and biodiesel, and problems associated with tank maintenance can add to the difficulty. Many farmers like to use biodiesel blends of 20 percent