Sudden Death Syndrome of Soybean Confirmed in South Dakota

Written collaboratively by Emmanuel Byamukama, Connie Strunk, Connie Tande, and Febina Mathew for iGrow.

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South Dakota Soybean On-Farm Research Program is Research at Your Fingertips

Today, hundreds of South Dakota soybean growers double as citizen scientists, testing various products and farming practices in their own fields with the intent to increase yields, ward off pests and disease and improve overall profits.

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Laws, Regs & Other Considerations When Buying Seed

Find great information about things to consider when buying seed in this article from the American Seed Trade Association. 

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Mid-Summer Weed Management

Weeds poking above canopied soybeans are more than just an aggravation for farmers. They could signal the need for weed management plan adjustments.

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Best Bean Practices: Dry Conditions for Weed Control

Drought conditions have continued to spread across South Dakota over the past few weeks. The most recent drought monitor shows that more than 90 percent of state is experiencing abnormally dry conditions and drought. In the Best Bean Practices videos below Paul Johnson, SDSU Extension Weed Science Coordinator, shares more about weed management in dry conditions.

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Weed Management

Scouting is all about early detection. And when it comes to weed detection, sooner is always better. The key to successful weed management is identifying resistance early, when the infestation can still be controlled.

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Advancements for the Field

Farming has always been about getting the most production from inputs and efforts. Today’s implements offer more tools than ever to maximize efficiency. Each year, equipment companies roll out new products. Here is a sampling of new tools available from top manufactures for 2017.

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Scout It Out: Five Tips for Effective Pest Management

Proper crop scouting provides invaluable information farmers can use to make informed decisions to protect yield and quality in their fields. Getting that information requires a plan for how and when to monitor your fields.

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Attention to Detail Critical When Managing Dicamba

Dicamba is the talk of the (herbicide) town right now, with a variety of new seed-tolerance traits coming to the market and recent approvals for over-the-top application.

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soy100: Growing 100-Bushel Soybeans Event Recap

Last week over 230 producers from across the state attended the soy100: Growing 100-Bushel Soybeans event at SDSU. This free event, brought to you by the South Dakota soybean checkoff, highlighted best management practices, as well as strategies for increasing soybean yields.

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