Tools for Increasing Yield


Nitrogen Calculator

Create a custom Nitrogen Management System based upon guidelines and research from the University of Illinois in this online calculator from the Illinois Council on Best Management Practices.  

Site of Action Lookup Tool

Using multiple herbicide SOAs helps effectively combat or prevent a herbicide-resistant weed problem on your farm. This tool helps you quickly identify the SOA of popular herbicide brands. Also check out the Mode of Action and Site of Action chart.

ISA's Weed Map Toolkit

Identify which weeds are affecting soybean production in your county with ISA’s weed mapping tool. Simply select your county from the interactive map or drop down menu and a window detailing the occurrence of Common Waterhemp, Horseweed (Mare's Tail) and Palmer Amaranth will appear.

Soybean Seeding Calculator

Historically, soybean seeding rates have not been as closely calculated as those for corn. But soybean seed costs have risen to the point that farmers don’t want to plant more seeds than needed for top yields. Use this calculator from University of Illinois to help make seeding rate decisions for soybeans. 

Nutrient ROI Calculator

See how much you could be increasing your yield and profits with optimal P and K applications in this easy-to-use calculator from Potash Corp. 

Soybean Pests and Disease at Plant Health Initiative 

This checkoff-supported, comprehensive site aims to help growers manage soybeans from the ground up by providing diagnostic tools, downloadable reports and extensive details on diseases, pests and much more.

Take Action Against Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

It’s time to rethink weed control. To think beyond a single season and work towards long-term solutions. Take Action is a checkoff-funded, industry-wide partnership that can help you learn how to diversify your weed control techniques to fight herbicide resistance.ontent...

Soybean Checkoff Research Database

Soybean growers are investing in a wide array of research projects that focus on soybean production and developing new soybean uses. Review the research and search for projects of interest.