Best Bean Practices: Insecticide Seed Treatment

Get the answers from Kyle Gustafson, Agronomist at Winfield/Land O’ Lakes about best practices for managing bean leaf beetles in this Best Bean Practice video.

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No-till is just the beginning…

Farmers find no-till hits on many soil health principles, bring many benefits.

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Best Bean Practices: When to Scout Your Beans

Get the answers from Kyle Gustafson, Agronomist at Winfield/Land O’ Lakes about when and how often you should scout your beans in this Best Bean Practice video.

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How Renewable Diesel Will Transform Agriculture

As the push for energy independence and achieving a lower carbon footprint continues to ramp up nationwide, many analysts believe soybean producers are going to see significant industry implications in the immediate future.

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Fungicide Benefits

There are specific situations in which fungicide application on soybeans will be profitable. Scenarios for economically sound fungicide application include instances when there’s no rotation, says Connie Strunk, plant pathologist for South Dakota State University.

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FSA Program Update

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) helps America’s farmers, ranchers, and forest landowners invest in, improve and expand their agricultural operations. FSA programs also assist producers in recovering from the impacts of natural disasters and market fluctuations. The Agency’s roots trace back to the Great Depression when the Farm Security Administration was established. Although the name and mission have changed over the years, FSA remains committed to America’s farmers and ranchers.

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Biologicals, Soil Health and Crop Productivity

If you have ever used biologicals on your farm and fields—or even thought about testing them out on a strip trial—you’re probably not alone. Agricultural biologicals have emerged in the past 10 to 15 years as an increasingly popular aid to promote nutrient uptake during a crop’s early growth stages, activate its natural defenses against pest pressure and support yield objectives.

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Use the SD Spray Tool for Inversion Detection and Weather for Pesticide Application

May is a busy month as fieldwork progresses and pesticide applications are a critical component for the management of most farm operations. Weeds, insects, and diseases are all best treated early in their development before there is significant damage or yield loss.

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CFAP and WHIP+ Informational Webinar for Producers

Join us for a short Zoom webinar presentation by FSA on Thursday, May 28, 2020 for information on CFAP and WHIP+.

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farmdoc Webinar – ARC/PLC Decisions for South Dakota

Monday, February 17th, 2020
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM CST

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