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  • Wireworms Have Multi-year Impact

    Wireworms Have Multi-year Impact

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  • Higher Pods Make More Yield and Better Harvests

    Higher Pods Make More Yield and Better Harvests

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  • Keeping Phytophthora Out

    Keeping Phytophthora Out

    Seedcare specialist Brett Graham talks about the threat of phytophthora in Manitoba. Prevention is the best way to manage this disease.

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  • Seed Treatments Help Make Every Seed Count

    Seed Treatments Help Make Every Seed Count

    We need to manage soybeans with the same expectations as our corn crop. If 20 to 30 percent of soybean seed isn't emerging, it's time to look at environment and management.

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  • Closing Gaps with Higher Emergence

    Closing Gaps with Higher Emergence

    Seed genetics should allow for at least 90% germination. Managing residue, planting depth and seed attrition rates can help achieve it.

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  • Manage Crop Residue for Strong Soybean Emergence

    Manage Crop Residue for Strong Soybean Emergence

    Crop residue can impact future soybean yield, impacting both germination and emergence. While there is no "one-size-fits-all" approach, there are 3 things to keep in mind.

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  • Shift Your Soybean Mindset

    Shift Your Soybean Mindset

    A high yield crop doesn't start with better seed or upgraded equipment – it starts with growers expecting more. Many are skeptical that their efforts will pay off. Eric Richter challenges that idea.

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  • Choosing Genetics is the First Step to High Soybean Yields

    Choosing Genetics is the First Step to High Soybean Yields

    Identifying the genetic strengths and weaknesses of your soybean varieties will set you up for a more successful crop and a higher yield.

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  • Look for In-season Opportunities to Protect and Increase Yield

    Look for In-season Opportunities to Protect and Increase Yield

    Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham goes through the management opportunities to influence pod fill and yield throughout the season.

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  • Critical Weed-Free Period in Soybeans

    Critical Weed-Free Period in Soybeans

    As you get into the growing season, make sure you have a solid plan in place to keep your soybeans weed-free until V3 to maximize your soybean yield potential.

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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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  • Early Weed Control Boosts Your Bottom Line

    Early Weed Control Boosts Your Bottom Line

    Some of the key factors are when to "top-up" and choosing the right herbicide based on your field's history and setup.

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  • Picket Fence Soybeans

    Picket Fence Soybeans

    Typically, the term ‘picket fence’ is reserved for assessing corn fields, but it’s time to add it to our soybean vocabulary, especially if you want to grow a 60-bushel crop here in Western Canada.

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  • Improving Stand Establishment – How and When to Roll

    Improving Stand Establishment – How and When to Roll

    Syngenta Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham says he can't emphasize enough the important role even emergence and uniformity plays in a higher-yielding soybean crop.

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  • Getting More Predictable Yields in a Dry Season

    Getting More Predictable Yields in a Dry Season

    Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham dives into different seeding practices that can help you predict yields when you can't predict the rain.

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  • Inoculants for Optimal Nodulation

    Inoculants for Optimal Nodulation

    Whether you're a veteran soybean grower or relatively new to the crop, an inoculant is one of the key ingredients to success. It encourages the development of nitrogen-fixing nodules on soybean roots.

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  • You Can Grow 60-Bushel Soybeans

    You Can Grow 60-Bushel Soybeans

    In Manitoba, the provincial average runs around 37 bushels per acre, but some growers are hitting the 60-bushel mark – and with the right management mindset you can, too.

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  • Take a Systems Approach to Your Soybean Crop

    Take a Systems Approach to Your Soybean Crop

    Syngenta agronomist Eric Richter urges growers to take a holistic view of soybean production. It’s called the ‘systems approach’ and it can really pay off.

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