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How Soybean Architecture Plays into Planting Populations

“A common assumption in agronomy has always suggested that if soybeans have more room to branch, they will – turning into that gorgeous, 10/10 pod-filled beauty. But do they?” asks Nick Frederking, AgriGold agronomist in southern Illinois. “Our team at AgriGold has looked into this question ...

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BEYOND THE BUSHEL: REFLECTIONS FROM THE 2023 GROWING SEASON WITH AGRIGOLD AGRONOMY

From long periods of drought, to hailstorms, high temperatures and other extreme weather events, 2023 was a roller coaster for many farmers. Here’s a glimpse of how harvest went across several of AgriGold’s territories: ...

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Evaluating Fields at Harvest: A Roadmap to Superior Seed Selection

Farmers can unlock valuable insights into their seed genetics' performance by examining their fields during harvest. Capturing field observations ahead of the combine can help refine hybrid selection and increase productivity and profitability for the upcoming year....

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Unleash the Power of Drones: Sentera's Precision Agriculture Revolution

At AgriGold's Innovation Days, groundbreaking technology from leading companies took center stage. In the final installment of this three-part series, discover how Sentera is using drone technology to lead a revolution in scouting techniques. ...

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Maximizing Soybean Yield Potential: The 3 Keys to Pod Fill

For soybean farmers prioritizing high yields, successful pod fill is critical. To maximize crop yield, focus on three key factors: optimal plant nutrition, soil health and fertility, and the environment....

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6 Steps for Successful On-Farm Trials

On-farm testing helps farmers make informed decisions and optimize crop production. Trials can provide valuable insights into seed selection, fertilization practices, and crop protection strategies to optimize crop growth and development. ...

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Navigating Drought: Challenges and Strategies for Planting Corn and Soybeans

Planting corn and soybeans in a drought poses unique challenges. After 250+ days without meaningful rain in some areas of the Midwest (especially Kansas), farmers have had to prepare to plant in soils with little to no moisture. These harsh, dry conditions have and will continue to delay plantin...

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9 Factors to Consider When Making Early Soybean Planting Decisions

As we reach the early days of April, it’s almost time to get in the fields and start #plant23. And as it becomes more common to plant soybeans early, more farmers are attempting to begin planting earlier than usual. But before hitting the fields, be sure to consider these factors:...

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EPA Narrows Dicamba Application Window for Some Areas

If weather stalls planting and the narrower application window for the herbicide becomes problematic, AgriGold agronomists say farmers still have options....

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Spring Burndown Considerations for Maximum Weed Control

As you prepare for #plant23, make weed management a priority. Learn more about the limitations, benefits, and when/how you should make a spring burndown application. ...

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Study Shows the Early Planting Yield Advantage Is Real

Corn and soybeans can both take advantage of early planting to pump up yields, but farmers seeding corn early need to choose hybrids with strong emergence scores....

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What You Need to Know About Spring 2023 Weather Trends

Winter is well underway, which means we’re days closer to the 2023 planting season. As you make the finishing touches to your seed order and do necessary tractor and planter maintenance, be sure to check out what’s in store for your planting season, come spring. ...

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Soybean Architecture Study Helps Guide Farmer Seed Selection

An AgriGold agronomist set out to classify varieties’ ability to flex under low and high seeding rates in hopes of improving seed placement and yields....

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Maximize All Your Acres with AgriGold Soybean Varieties

You’ve seen a sneak peek of what soybean varieties AgriGold is bringing for plant 2023. This means you’re probably asking yourself what varieties will work best on each of your acres. Look no further – we’ve laid out the best varieties from our lineup for every unique situation the 2023 crop...

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Variety Selection Critical in Preventing IDC From Sapping Yields

AgriGold is conducting trials to enhance our iron deficiency chlorosis scoring system to better equip farmers to fight this yield-draining deficiency. ...

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Controlling Spider Mites: Reduce the Risk

AgriGold Agronomist Steve Heightchew tells us the importance of identifying and treating spider mites on soybeans. ...

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How to Scout for and Manage Soybean Gall Midge

Dealing with yield loss from pests is the last thing you want. Learn how to identify and scout for one of the newest soybean pests....

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Managing Soybean Weeds: There’s No Room for Do-overs

Farmers need to stay on top of weed control in their soybeans to protect yields. See how to maximize every opportunity to reduce soybean weeds....

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Breaking Soybean Yield Barriers

Illinois farmer Greg McClure grew up next to the founders of AgriGold and his family has been planting their genetics for more than a half century. After years of being unsatisfied with soybean yields that reached a maximum of 72 bushels per acre (bpa), he decided it was time to push his crops to a ...

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