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Cover Crop Variety Trial 2015-2016 Download PDF (2 MB) View Fullscreen

July 7, 2016 

RESEARCH REPORT

Objective: Quantify the agronomic performance of soybeans when delaying termination of a cereal rye cover crop until after soybean planting.

June 28, 2016 

RESEARCH PROTOCOL

• Neonicotinoid seed treatments in
soybean production are ubiquitous but
recent evidence has called their benefit
to yields and their ecological impact
into question.
• Farmer-cooperators compared soybean
yields from soybeans of the same variety
grown from neonicotinoid-treated
seeds and seeds not treated with a
neonicotinoid.
Key findings
• At each location, there was no measured
effect of seed treatment on
soybean yield.
• Given the lack of measured yield
benefit, the economic practicality of
neonicotinoid seed treatments can be
questioned.

November 19, 2015 

RESEARCH REPORT

Objective: Document all pertinent production and cost information with respect to growing a crop rotation consisting of corn-soybean-winter wheat + legume.

July 6, 2015 

RESEARCH PROTOCOL

Recent interest in micronutrients, such
as boron, has farmers curious about
yield impacts of in-season, foliar applications
of these micronutrients to
commodity crops.
• Duane Johnson compared soybeans
that received a foliar application of boron
with those that received no boron.
KEY FINDINGS
• There was no measured effect of foliar
boron fertilizer on soybean yield, thus
the cost was not warranted.

April 20, 2015 

RESEARCH REPORT

Weed Management TrialsPublished: February 6, 1996 Download PDF (248 kB) View Fullscreen

February 6, 1996 

RESEARCH REPORT