Soy-checkoff-funded production research leads to technology advancements that can benefit U.S. soybean farmers on their operations. Often, private companies springboard off the checkoff’s projects to create new, innovative products. Learn more about the soy-checkoff-funded efforts that are enabling farmers to grow bigger and better crops year after year, and capture some tips that can help farmers directly.
Many farmers may be questioning whether their soybeans need a fungicide seed treatments this planting season. But that depends on many factors – from weather and planting date to drainage and seed costs. And if
Like thieves in the night, one of U.S. soybean farmers’ biggest enemies – herbicide-resistant weeds – will start looking for ways to sneak back into U.S. soybean fields as soon as the ground starts to
Protein is the most important thing when it comes to feed ingredients for poultry, livestock and fish. By increasing soybean protein content, U.S. farmers can maintain demand from their biggest meal customers, and higher demand
Understanding pathogens that cause disease in soybeans is essential for U.S. soybean farmers. According to Jim Kurle, Ph. D., a category of organisms called oomycetes impact both stand establishment and yield, making them an especially
Have you ever seen a black soybean come from one of your fields? While extremely uncommon, it happens. And the reason it doesn’t happen more often is known as RNAi silencing, a phenomenon that’s bringing