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2/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Planting naked seed, no fungicide seed treatment, is one place that some producers are contemplating. Basically seed treatments are an insurance policy to protect that young seed/seedling until it is out of the ground and growing. Things to consider for seed treatments are outlined in this C.O.R.N. Newsletter article.

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2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
It's no surprise irrigation is the single-most important factor to increase soybean yields in the Deep South, but many growers are reluctant to spend the money to irrigate soybeans. Read more on raising soybean yields from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
For the first time, Walter Godwin will plant soybeans under irrigation -- which isn't a typical practice for a Georgia farmer to do -- because getting a higher soybean yield is his best bet for solid cash flow in 2015. Read more on producing high yields from this Southeast Farm Press article.

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2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
Insects that feed on recently planted crops can substantially reduce yields, but planting seeds pretreated with insecticides is one method of controlling these early-season pest problems. Read more on the roll of seed treatments from this AgFax.com article.

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2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
A team composed of a Purdue University researcher and others from several Midwest universities and Canada is studying soybean sudden death syndrome to help farmers better protect their crop from the recurring disease. Find out more on the project from this Ag Answers article.

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2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM
New soybean varieties featuring oil with high oleic content are on the horizon, Jim Carroll, a farmer from Brinkley, Arkansas, told growers and industry representatives at the 2015 Tri-State Soybean Forum at Oak Grove, Louisiana. Find out more on the varieties from this Delta Farm Press article.

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2/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
While USDA projects plantings to decline among corn, soybeans, and wheat recent reports actually suggest that many U.S. farmers may be preparing to switch more acres from corn into soybeans due to the lower costs of production. Read more on these projections from this Farmdoc Daily article.

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2/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Many of our soybean planting decisions to be made deserve the consideration and planning that are best accomplished when we have time to think objectively without being rushed. These decisions that help match variable factors with actual field realities can lead to savings in production cost and increased profit from the crop.

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2/23/2015 12:00:00 AM
Each year, the MSPB solicits proposals for activities that are designed to enhance production on the state's soybean acres. The distribution of and yields from Mississippi's soybean acres can be used to assess where research and extension activities are needed to enhance or improve yields to do the most good in the coming years. Find out more on the acres and yields from this Mississippi Soybean Promotion Board article.

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2/20/2015 12:00:00 AM
U.S. farmers from Louisiana to North Dakota are preparing to switch more land to soybeans as they seek to limit losses from a slumping corn market. Read more on these expectations from this Chicago Tribune article.

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