Category: Soybeans

If grass is green, soybean white mould is keen

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

February 8, 2018

Photo: OMAFRA

Timing a white mould fungicide application in soybeans can be tricky business. The typical recommendation is to spray a first-pass fungicide at the...Read more »

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Soybean School: How do researchers unlock higher yields?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

January 31, 2018

Does throwing the kitchen sink at your soybean crop provide an economic yield response? The answer is a definitive “No” says University of...Read more »

New research shows cover crops support higher yields

By: Bernard Tobin

January 18, 2018

Tillage radish seeded into soybeans at leaf drop. Photo credit: Darren Robinson.

Many farmers understand the benefits cover crops can bring to their operation. From reduced soil erosion to improved soil structure, nutrient...Read more »

Soybean School: How wide is your spring burndown window?

By: Bernard Tobin

January 17, 2018

If you have weeds pop up prior to planting soybeans you can control them with a burndown herbicide application. But what happens when rain and wind...Read more »

Soybean School: Investment needed to fend off nematodes

By: Bernard Tobin

January 8, 2018

Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is the leading cause of yield loss for the oilseed crop across North America. And unless a new source of resistance is...Read more »

Monsanto planning to expand dicamba platform in soybeans, canola

By: Kelvin Heppner

January 5, 2018

Monsanto plans to expand its Xtend herbicide tolerance package, which combines tolerance to dicamba and glyphosate, in the coming years, adding other...Read more »

Shift your soybean mindset

By: Guest Author

December 31, 2017

Ask a typical Ontario grower how their soybeans yielded and you’ll likely hear a number around 47 bushels per acre. Most growers are perfectly fine...Read more »

Soybean School: Make resistance a priority when selecting varieties

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 22, 2017

Sudden death syndrome (SDS) in soybeans.

Next time you chose a soybean variety, don’t just consider yield trials. Be sure to take a close look at disease trials; they help determine...Read more »

Soybean School: Ontario growers better positioned to manage dicamba

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 18, 2017

In 2017, many U.S. growers struggled to manage dicamba use with increasing acres of dicamba-tolerant Xtend soybeans. The dicamba story in Ontario,...Read more »

Soybean School: Rolling your way to higher yields

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 12, 2017

(Credit: Dennis Lange)

Can rolling soybeans pump up your yields? If you get the timing right it looks like there’s a two bu/ac payoff, according to research conducted...Read more »

Soybean School: Learning from Ontario’s 2017 crop

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

December 7, 2017

It’s not official, but it looks like Ontario’s 2017 soybean yield will come in at around 43 bushels per acre. That’s down from the 46-bushel...Read more »

Keys to growing soybeans for the first time

By: Guest Author

November 26, 2017

As Western Canadian farmers seek another crop to add to their rotations, seed and crop input suppliers are preparing for another increase in soybean...Read more »

Oilseed outlook: Chinese demand will continue to support soy price

By: RealAgriculture News Team

November 24, 2017

China’s insatiable appetite for soybeans will continue to provide support for the oilseed crop through the next year. It will also be the catalyst...Read more »

How will climate change impact grain yields?

By: Bernard Tobin

November 20, 2017

Climate change will have little impact on the overall production of corn, soy and wheat as we push toward 2050, says Grainbot market analyst Kurt...Read more »

Take a systems approach to your soybean crop

By: Guest Author

November 19, 2017

There’s no silver bullet when it comes to growing soybeans. It’s not about finding a variety that you can successfully plant across every acre....Read more »