The soy checkoff empowers U.S. soybean farmers with tools that will help them maximize their profitability. Whether it’s a database of high-protein-and-oil varieties, the results of soy-checkoff-funded research or interviews with experts, the checkoff spreads the word about cutting-edge tips and tricks you can put to use on your farm.
Louisiana farmer Charles Cannatella has seen the benefits of crop scouting for his bottom line so many times that he enjoys getting into his fields each year. Scouting fields gives farmers a wealth of information
Proper crop scouting provides invaluable information farmers can use to make informed decisions to protect yield and quality in their fields. Getting that information requires a plan for how and when to monitor your fields.
Attentive crop scouting and careful record keeping are important keys not only for maximizing yields this year, but for making decisions for future growing seasons as well. More on Scouting: Scouting Protects Yield and Profitability
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Evidence of insect feeding, stunted pods or damage and discoloration to leaves and stems are all problems that can present themselves during the reproductive stages in soybeans. Pests, such as beetles or mites, may be