Best Practices

  • 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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  • Picket Fence Soybeans

    Picket Fence Soybeans

    Typically, the term ‘picket fence’ is reserved for assessing corn stands, but it’s time to add it to your soybean vocabulary, especially if you want to grow a 70-bushel crop.

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  • You Can Grow 70-Bushel Soybeans

    You Can Grow 70-Bushel Soybeans

    In Ontario, the provincial average runs around 47 bushels per acre, but some growers are hitting the 70-bushel mark – and with the right management mindset you can, too.

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  • Inoculants for Optimal Nodulation

    Inoculants for Optimal Nodulation

    Syngenta agronomist Doug Fotheringham explains the benefits of using inoculants on your soybeans, how to know which type is best for your farm and other tips to get optimal nodulation.

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  • Control the Controllable for Higher Yield

    Control the Controllable for Higher Yield

    When no two seasons are the same, growers know that Mother Nature can throw anythng our way. Make decisions that will protect your soybean crop from early-season threats.

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  • NK® Soybean Variety Trial in Drumbo, Ontario1:57

    NK® Soybean Variety Trial in Drumbo, Ontario

    NK® Soybean varieties were put to the test across different soil types to see how they behave. Watch Agronomic Sales Rep Marijke Van Andel discuss insights from a GxExM site in Drumbo, Ontario.

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  • Crop Canopy Index3:40

    Crop Canopy Index

    The Crop Canopy Index is a numerical value that helps growers understand the uniqueness of their soybean varieties and how it affects the yield.

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