Category: Soybeans

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 »

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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 »

Growing food soybean demand fueling Sevita

By: Bernard Tobin

October 30, 2017

What will the identity preserved (IP) soybean market look like in 10 years? Sevita International’s new CEO Don Rees believes the market will double...Read more »

Soybean School: Putting the pinch on cyst nematode

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

October 30, 2017

Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) continues to spread across Ontario. The yield-robbing pest was first discovered in the southwest of the province in 1988...Read more »

Soybean School: Is doubling up against herbicide resistance worth the risk?

By: Bernard Tobin

October 19, 2017

For OMAFRA weed specialist Mike Cowbrough there are three fundamentals when it comes to weed control in soybeans. The first thing growers need to...Read more »

Growing farm leaders $1 at a time

By: RealAgriculture News Team

October 3, 2017

SeCan’s Brenda Trask and Jeff Reid presented a cheque for $64,880 to 4-H earlier this year.

How do you grow a farm leader? SeCan and their seed customers are doing it one dollar at a time. Entering its fifth year, the SeCan Grow A Leader...Read more »

Taking a closer look at Climate FieldView

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 22, 2017

Farmers who visited the 2017 Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show (COFS) in Woodstock, Ontario had an opportunity to watch the Climate FieldView  in...Read more »

New residual herbicide tackles resistant weeds

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 20, 2017

Canadian corn and soybean growers have a new tool to tackle resistant and tough-to-control weeds. Zidua SC, a new Group 15 herbicide from BASF, will...Read more »

Soybean School: Why are plant leaves turning red?

By: RealAgriculture Agronomy Team

September 15, 2017

Cold nighttime temperatures in recent weeks across Ontario are causing soybean plants to shut down. That’s one of the reasons why many growers are...Read more »

Soybean rubber compound hitting the road in new Goodyear tires

By: RealAgriculture News Team

September 12, 2017

The display announcing Goodyear’s tires containing soybean oil at the 2017 Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois.

New tires coming from Goodyear this fall will feature a rubber compound derived from soybeans. Not only is there a sustainability story to using a...Read more »

Soybean School: No payback for white mould revenge spraying

By: Bernard Tobin

August 24, 2017

Photo: Daren Mueller

White mould is showing up in soybean fields across Ontario, especially in areas that have consistently seen wet weather and moderate temperatures...Read more »

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