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Agronomist says soybeans thrive with more intense management

A soybean agronomist says farmers need to be more intentional about managing soybeans as they face tighter margins. Purdue University’s Shaun Casteel tells Brownfield the days of planting soybeans whenever are over. “If it hasn’t, I think people should be seeing these gains that... Read More.

Insect pressure could be intense following mild winter

Insect pressure during the growing season could be higher than normal in parts of the Midwest experiencing mild winter conditions. University of Minnesota Extension integrated pest management specialist Bruce Potter says temperatures haven’t been consistently cold enough to knock back insect populations. “Especially stuff that’s... Read More.