Soybean

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  • Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    COLUMBIA, Mo. - University of Missouri Extension brought farm, agribusiness and agency leaders together Aug. 24 to address issues associated with the use of dicamba and discuss a path forward for dicamba in 2018.
  • Friday, August 25, 2017
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Research from University of Missouri Extension finds that subsurface irrigation as part of an integrated drainage water management system boosts corn yields by more than 40 bushels per acre and up to 14 bushels per acre for soybean on poorly drained flat soils. Further research is evaluating subsurface drip irrigation on soils with greater slopes.
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  • Wednesday, August 23, 2017
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri Extension agronomy specialist Wayne Flanary says about 160 acres of soybean in northwestern Missouri show symptoms of sclerotinia stem rot. The MU Plant Diagnostic Clinic confirmed the disease, which can cause large losses in fields with high yield potential.
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  • Monday, July 17, 2017
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Nine Missouri weather stations recently received updates to help farmers and chemical applicators know when to spray herbicides to avoid off-target movement caused by temperature inversions.
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  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Without protective gear, working around grain dust can cause severe respiratory problems, says University of Missouri Extension safety and health specialist Karen Funkenbusch.
  • Thursday, August 11, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Do not try to save money when it comes to control of waterhemp, the biggest weed problem for Missouri soybean growers.
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  • Tuesday, July 12, 2016
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Only 43 percent of Missouri pesticide applicators read the label each time they mix and spray.
  • Thursday, August 9, 2012
    ALBANY, Mo. – Fertility needs following a drought, safely stretching forage supplies and improving soils and boosting yields are a few of the topics farmers can learn about at Hundley Whaley Research Center’s annual Field Day Aug. 29, 2012.
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  • Friday, August 3, 2012
    COLUMBIA – Soybeans that won’t make a seed crop offer potential high-quality forage for beef and dairy producers. The decision to cut beans for hay won’t be easy, say University of Missouri Extension specialists.
  • Friday, August 3, 2012
    COLUMBIA, Mo. – Farmers are reporting that in spite of prolonged drought and hot temperatures their soybean plants appear amazingly green for this time of year.

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