Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham urges soybean producers to factor calendar dates, soil temperatures and weather forecasts into their decisions about seeding and planting dates. He says planting on a trend has yielded good results for many producers over the last three or four years.
Stand Count Basics
Watch as Agronomic Service Representative Doug Fotheringham explains stand count basics for soybeans.
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Information shared on this site are general considerations. Always consider the specific situation on your field and exercise good agronomic practices.
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