Optimizing Soybean Yield and Minimizing Herbicide Resistance Starts with Advanced Weed Control Systems

2016 Soybean Summit
Vince Davis, BASF

Management strategies for improving yield are most effective when applied at the proper reproductive stage. Reproductive stages refer to flower, pod and seed development. In this short video ISA Technical Consultant Dan Davidson, Ph.D., explains how to identify each reproductive stage and the...

The 2014 growing season is off to a notable start: 77% of the Illinois soybean crop was rated “excellent or good” in the USDA Illinois Crop Progress Report dated August 4.

 This short video, shot from a “bird’s eye view” in mid-July, supports the report in its depiction of green, healthy...

LaSalle County farmer Dan Arkels is working closely with his local Stoller agronomist to incorporate new soybean production techniques on his journey to 100 bushels/acre in ISA's Yield Challenge.

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Stephanie Porter, Soy CCA Envoy in West Central Illinois, describes the diseases that soybean growers should be on the lookout for this season.

Many experts believe soybean cyst nematode (SCN) poses the greatest threat to soybean yields. This small worm is invisible to the naked eye and feeds on soybean roots. Visual symptoms of the pest aren’t always present, making it difficult to determine presence and prevalence. 

In this 90...

This growing season we are profiling Dan Arkels, a LaSalle County farmer striving to reach 100 bushels/acre in ISA’s Yield Challenge contest.

Watch this short video to learn about the preplanting applications, seed treatments and foliar fungicides Dan uses to keep his crops healthy...

While sometimes it is easy to visually identify a nutrient deficiency in your soybean field, tissue sampling provides validation of nutrient concentrations and limitations. 

In this two-minute video, ISA Technical Consultant Dan Davidson, Ph. D. explains how to pull tissue samples and...

Nitrogen (N) is essential to soybean development. As a legume, soybeans are capable of fixing their own nitrogen, but how do you know if your crop is getting enough N? 

In this two-minute video, ISA Technical Consultant Dr. Dan Davidson explains how to check for nodulation, or soybeans...

Staging a soybean plant can help determine which management practices to implement and which potential risk factors to be aware of, including disease and pests. 

In this 90-second video, ISA Technical Consultant Dr. Dan Davidson gives a tutorial on how to stage a soybean plant. 

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