LG Seeds Product Performance Better Than Expected
2 years 38 weeks ago
Hybrid products for LG Seeds are performing above expectations this year. Many of our hybrids respond well in heat and late season stress. Our genetics are superior and markedly different from major competitors such as Pioneer Hi-Bred and DEKALB. Kernels are deep with a small cob on notable LG...
Protect Your Soybeans from Insects and Diseases
2 years 26 weeks ago
As technology in agriculture continues to advance in many ways seed treatments are not being left behind. It seems like each year our crops are exposed to many more issues, some are brought on by Mother Nature and some are management decisions.
Last year most of the crop was planted in very...
Revolution in Roundup Ready® Soybean Yields
2 years 24 weeks ago
The past four years have seen a revolution in Roundup Ready® soybean technology. “Out with the old, and in with the new” has been the story. Roundup Ready soybeans have been on the market for approximately 10 years, and three years ago we were introduced to Genuity®...
New Seed Technologies Receive Approval
2 years 19 weeks ago
Roundup Ready® alfalfa: For the first time since 2007, U.S. farmers will have the choice to plant Genuity® Roundup Ready® alfalfa. On January 27, 2011 the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) authorized resumption of the sale and planting of Roundup Ready® alfalfa. Roundup Ready...
"12 Best Practices" for High Yielding Soybeans
2 years 5 weeks ago
Growers continue to push the bar when it comes to high yielding soybeans. With new technologies, chemistry and management practices available, growers should target maximum yields for their conditions. Follow the 12 Best Practices for Soybeans and harvest big soybean yields!
Soybean Aphids - 2011
1 year 44 weeks ago
Soybean Aphids are being noted in many fields across the upper midwest. Agronomists from Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska are reporting increasing numbers of these pesky yield robbing insects.
Dave Draker, Sales Agronomist for LG Seeds in eastern Iowa,...
1 year 18 weeks ago
Soybeans are an important crop across the Midwest, and with recent high prices, have taken on an even more vital role in generating farm income. Producers are looking for ways to maximize soybean production and grain yield. Enhancing fertility is one potential way of achieving higher yields and...
Soybeans more Profitable than Corn ?
1 year 14 weeks ago
Grain markets can greatly influence planting intentions by producers. Recent shifts in corn and soybean prices have some considering the possibility that soybeans may be more profitable than corn in the long term.
In an article published in the Corn and Soybean Digest, Chad Hart, Iowa State...
Estimating Soybean Yields
44 weeks 9 hours ago
Marketing decisions, storage requirements, and the determination of possible crop losses can be based on accurate yield estimates of a producer’s soybean crop as the harvest season approaches. Especially in a year such as this, with the weather stress that we have endured and are...
Charcoal Rot of Soybeans
40 weeks 1 day ago
Summer wilt, also called dry-weather wilt, are other common names for Charcoal Rot. The disease appears during hot dry weather, when unfavorable environmental conditions stress soybean plants. This season has been especially harsh from a dry weather perspective.
Tending to appear more often in...