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  • Managing White Mould with Fungicides and Your Smartphone

    Managing White Mould with Fungicides and Your Smartphone

    Bryce Rampton, Product Development Agronomist, says genetics are your first line of defense against white mould in soys. The Sporecaster app & fungicides are also great tools to protect your yield.

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  • Soy Masters Trivia: What’s Infecting These Roots?

    Soy Masters Trivia: What’s Infecting These Roots?

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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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  • 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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  • Don’t Let Early-season Weeds Bully Your Soybeans

    Don’t Let Early-season Weeds Bully Your Soybeans

    Get your soybean crop off to a great start by taking care of weeds that bully your seedlings and steal yield potential.

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  • Wireworms Have Multi-year Impact

    Wireworms Have Multi-year Impact

    Get tough on this pest that loves to feast on soybean roots and can devastate your stand.

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  • Higher Pods Make More Yield and Better Harvests

    Higher Pods Make More Yield and Better Harvests

    Product Development Agronomist Bryce Rampton explains why achieving higher soybean pods protect your yield. Learn how the seeding environment, warming trends and planting depth affect pod height.

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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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