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6/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
Soybean planting progress in Kansas is ahead of last growing season but still there are soybean fields to get planted. Where soybean planting has been delayed, producers should consider a few key management practices. Read more on these practices from this Agronomy e-Update article.

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6/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
Both corn and soybean are susceptible to extreme heat (and water) stress during early vegetative stages. Learn more about plant responses to high heat and some practical steps to help mitigate the impact on your crops from this Crop Watch article.

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6/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
A soybean survey project, called Benchmarking Soybean Production Systems in the North-Central USA, started during this past winter with questionnaires filled out by participating growers. The survey is part of a multi-state effort to evaluate what growers can do to improve soybean yields. Find out more on the surveys from this Crop & Pest Report article.

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6/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
An easy way to check soybean fields for soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is to dig roots and look for small, white, round SCN females. The first females of the season are now visible on roots in Iowa. Checking roots for SCN females also is a good way to check if SCN-resistant soybean cultivars are being effective.

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6/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
Recent storms left a large area of south central Minnesota affected by severe hail damage. Read more on assessing hail damage from this Minnesota Crop News article.

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6/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
Tips for identifying and correcting manganese deficiency, a common nutrient deficiency in Michigan soybean fields are provided in this MSU Extension news article.

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6/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
Justin Ballew noticed something interesting this week. He was visiting a field in Dillon where Gordon Mikell with NRCS dug a soil pit last month. Read more on his observations regarding pigweed from this Pee Dee Ag News story.

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6/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
With such a large number of crop yield enhancing products and nutrient solutions formulated for foliar application available there is no way that each product can be thoroughly researched by university scientists. Read more on this lack of research and their use from this Arkansas Row Crops article.

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6/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
Measuring accuracy and uniformity of irrigation equipment is important to ensure all areas of the field receive adequate, but not too much, water for crop growth. Read more on these measurements from this MSU Extension article.

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6/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
This Field Crop News article offers some things to keep in mind when looking at potential nutrient deficiencies. Generally if you contact someone for help or look up the symptoms these are things you are going to need to know.

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