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18
Jul
2014
Soybean research verification program weekly update – July 18, 2014
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

Rainfall was more abundant in the southern part of the state this week. All but three of the fields in the program have reached the reproductive stage and are enjoying the mild conditions this week. Irrigation will be top priority from this point forward due to growth stage and moisture requirements. Most of the fields […]

11
Jul
2014
Soybean research verification program update – July 11, 2014
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

Rainfall was more abundant in the northern part of the state this week. Insect and disease pressure has increased in the verification fields this week, with a couple of the fields requiring treatment for both insects & diseases. Despite the recent rainfall some of the fields need irrigation. We are still cleaning up the late […]

04
Jul
2014
Soybean research verification program update – July 3, 2014
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

Rainfall and amounts were from .45” to 7” this week on the verification fields. Despite the saturated conditions the beans continue to progress. Insect and disease pressure remains below treatment levels in all the verification fields this week. We are still cleaning up the late planted fields with herbicide applications in preparation for irrigation. County […]

29
Jun
2014
Soybean research verification program update – June 27, 2014
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

The last two fields in the program got planted. Herbicide applications continue to go out on the late planted fields. Rainfall and amounts were scattered this week in the verification fields. Insect pressure remains below treatment levels in all the verification fields this week. Disease pressure is minimal. We are concentrating on getting the earlier […]

20
Jun
2014
Soybean research verification program update for June 20, 2014
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

The fields have really turned around this week. Herbicide applications continue to go out as weather permits. Insect pressure remains below treatment levels in all the verification fields this week. Disease pressure is minimal. We are trying to get the fields cleaned up and ready to start irrigating.  A few of the fields received rainfall […]

13
Jun
2014
Soybean research verification program update – June 13, 2014
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

Rainfall prevented the planting of the remaining 4 verification fields; hopefully we will dry out and get them planted next week. The later planted fields started showing signs of saturated conditions (yellowing of the plants) this week.  These symptoms should go away as the fields start to dry out and get more oxygen into the […]

06
Jun
2014
Soybean research verification program update – June 6, 2014
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

Despite the rainfall events we were able to get all but 4 verification fields planted. The fields that are up look good and appear to be handling the saturated conditions well. Herbicide applications continue to be a priority as the fields dry out to try and keep weed pressure under control. Insect and disease pressure […]

31
May
2014
Soybean research verification program weekly update – May 30, 2014
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

The scattered rainfall events continue plague the planting progress on the Verification fields, but we managed to get a couple more fields planted. The remaining fields are scheduled to be planted as conditions allow. Herbicide applications continue to be a priority as the fields dry out to try and keep weed pressure under control. County […]

23
May
2014
Soybean research verification program update – May 23, 2014
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

The recent rainfall events have slowed the planting progress on the Verification fields, but we managed to get a couple more fields planted. The remaining fields should be planted in the next few days according to the cooperators. As mentioned in the Corn & Grain Sorghum update the soybean fields showed signs of water & […]

16
May
2014
Soybean Research Verification Program Weekly Update – May 16, 2014
Author: Chris Grimes, Program Associate - Soybean/Wheat Verification Coordinator

Update courtesy of Chris Grimes and Chad Norton, Soybean Verification Program Coordinators General We weren’t able to get anymore fields planted this week due to rainfall. Rainfall amounts averaged about 2” across the state. The fields that have been planted are doing well although the colder temperatures that we are having has slowed the growth. […]