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  • Soy Masters Trivia: What’s behind these yellow spots?

    Soy Masters Trivia: What’s behind these yellow spots?

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  • What happened here? Check out the photo and choose the answer.

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  • Is this a 100 bu/ac stand? Check out the photo and choose the answer.

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  • Managing White Mould with Fungicides and Your Smartphone

    Managing White Mould with Fungicides and Your Smartphone

    Marijke Vanderlaan, Agronomic Sales Rep, says genetics are your first line of defense when it comes to white mould in soys. The Sporecaster app & fungicides are also great tools to protect your yield.

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  • Spider Mites in Soybeans2:44

    Spider Mites in Soybeans

    Agronomic Services Support Manager, Leanne Freitag, explains what to look for when scouting for spider mites in your soybeans and how to control them if found. For more agronomic information like th

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  • What's Wrong With This Stand? Check out the photo and choose the answer.

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  • Get the Most Out of a Crop Tour

    Get the Most Out of a Crop Tour

    Checking out new innovations on a crop tour is always exciting. Our reps put together the top three questions to ask when you're walking the plots.

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  • Bean Leaf Beetle: Two Generations of Attack

    Bean Leaf Beetle: Two Generations of Attack

    Soybeans are vulnerable to two generations of the bean leaf beetles per year, not including the overwintering population. Seed treatment & scouting are critical to controlling the pest.

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  • Bean Cam App Makes Stand Counts Easy

    Bean Cam App Makes Stand Counts Easy

    Bean Cam, an app developed at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is changing the way growers assess their soybean stands and estimate yield. Find out how to put it to use on your farm.

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  • Think Early Control for Volunteer Corn

    Think Early Control for Volunteer Corn

    Steve Johns, Syngenta Agronomic Sales Rep, advises growers to plan to control volunteer corn early. Don't be complacent – it's a weed that will steal yield from your soybeans.

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  • June Planted Soybeans

    June Planted Soybeans

    Leanne Freitag, Syngenta Agronomic Services Support Manager, explains how late planting affects soybean maturity & yield. Learn how adapted varieties can help make the most of the growing season.

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  • Wireworms Have Multi-year Impact

    Wireworms Have Multi-year Impact

    This pest can persist in soil for years and affect several different crops. You can scout for wireworms using baiting techniques, but it is best to protect your soybean seed.

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  • White Grubs Thrive on Soybean Roots

    White Grubs Thrive on Soybean Roots

    Syngenta Seedcare Technical Lead Abhi Deora compares the three different species of white grubs to watch for, and explains ID and management tips to protect your soybeans from these pests.

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  • Crop Residue Invites Seedcorn Maggot

    Crop Residue Invites Seedcorn Maggot

    Syngenta Seedcare Technical Lead Abhi Deora explains how crop residue attracts seedcorn maggots, and what management tips can be implemented to protect your soybeans from below-ground feeding.

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  • The Buzz about Sulphur on Soybeans

    The Buzz about Sulphur on Soybeans

    Soybean and Soil Fertility Specialists discuss the research that's underway to determine if sulphur on soybeans can have an effect on yield, and under what conditions that this may be possible.

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  • Managing Herbicide Resistance on Sandy Soils

    Managing Herbicide Resistance on Sandy Soils

    Soybean growers have effective control options for managing glyphosate-resistant Canada fleabane. But, on sandy soils should note some specific considerations related to soil organic matter and pH.

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  • Seed Treatments Help Manage Fusarium Associated Diseases in Soybeans

    Seed Treatments Help Manage Fusarium Associated Diseases in Soybeans

    Last year's DON issues in corn remain top of mind. Syngenta Seedcare™ Technical Lead, explains the three main soybean diseases associated with Fusarium and the role of seed treatments in management.

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  • Managing Weed Shifts: Canada Fleabane and Waterhemp

    Managing Weed Shifts: Canada Fleabane and Waterhemp

    Resistant weeds are tough to tackle for soybean growers. Learn how to control them with scouting regimes, record keeping, multiple modes of action and other best practices.

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  • Fine-Tuning Stand Counts4:39

    Fine-Tuning Stand Counts

    Soybean grower Ethan Moore discusses his 2018 season and what key learnings he'll be bringing to 2019.

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  • Think Fertility When Setting High-Yield Goals

    Think Fertility When Setting High-Yield Goals

    Growers really do have the capability to intensively manage fertility and help reach that 70-bushel goal. When it comes to high-yielding soybeans, fertility is absolutely critical.

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  • Intensifying Management Doesn’t Cost More

    Intensifying Management Doesn’t Cost More

    To hit 70 bushels, you don’t always have to spend more money on seed. You may be able to reduce seed costs, but you also have to protect that seed from a potentially challenging environment.

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  • Grower Spotlight: Essex County Grower Hits 75 Bushels

    Grower Spotlight: Essex County Grower Hits 75 Bushels

    Greg Iler of Essex County shares his story of withstanding some of the toughest tests Mother Nature can throw at us.

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  • Closing Gaps With Higher Emergence

    Closing Gaps With Higher Emergence

    Soybean stand establishment is essential for a successful crop. Uniform seedling emergence requires careful management and protecting the crop’s yield potential with seed treatment.

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