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.
Soil sampling is the first step in your nutrient management plan, but it takes more than just sampling your fields to build the plan for your farm. More on Soil Sampling: The Value of Soil
One of the most powerful tools a farmer has isn’t actually a tool at all. It’s the data gained from soil testing. The vast amount of information soil tests provide allows farmers to see the
Soil sampling is the first step toward a profitable crop. Getting a good soil sample is critical to the accuracy of your soil-test results. Below, Illinois soybean farmer Austin Rincker and agronomist David Brummer walk
Tests provide useful information on whether nutrient applications are economically worthwhile Soil fertility is one of the most important factors in soybean productivity, yet many farmers have only a general idea of their soil-nutrient needs.
Six tips for keeping your pesticide-storage area safe Pesticides and crop-protection products are vital tools for most farming operations as insect and weed control can directly impact soybean productivity and profitability. Because many farmers apply