Picket Fence Soybeans
Playing Detective Puts More Bushels in Your Bin
As the soybean crop comes off across Ontario many growers are seeing bin-busting results despite the challenging start to the season. “It's amazing how well the crops turned around,” says Shawn...
What’s Your Stand Establishment Score?
Stand establishment is a critical best management practice to achieving high soybean yields and maximum profitability. Setting targets and evaluating and documenting your stands are essential...
Soybean Stand Establishment and Assessment Scorecard
Introduction: Five Steps for a Better Soybean Stand
Establishing a strong, uniform stand is a critical part of growing a profitable, high-yielding soybean crop. In this video, Agronomic Service Representative Eric Richter breaks down the five steps to
Stand Assessment Step 1: Sort Out Your Seed Populations
Agronomic Service Representative Eric Richter explains how to optimize seed populations by taking a closer look at your productivity zones and soybean genetics.
Stand Assessment Step 2: Improve Your Stand Count Technique
Agronomic Service Representative Eric Richter shows you a quick, easy and accurate way to perform stand counts. To watch the full soybean stand count video, click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v
Stand Assessment Step 3: Close the Gap
Agronomic Service Representative Eric Richter explains why it's important to close or narrow the gap between what you've planted, and the final stand count.
Stand Assessment Step 4: Avoiding the "Runt Syndrome"
Agronomic Service Representative Eric Richter shows why it's important for your soybean seedlings to emerge at the same time.
Stand Assessment Step 5: Picket Fence Stands
Agronomic Service Representative Eric Richter explains why achieving uniform "picket fence" stands is important for capturing yield.
Soybean Growth Stages
Moving Beyond the Hula Hoop to Count Stands
Agronomic Service Representative and soybean guru Eric Richter shows you a quicker, easier and more accurate method for calculating you final soybean stand.