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Highlighting Midwest Research Projects

Learn more about what we are doing in Missouri as well as how we’re partnering with the Soybean Research Information Network (SRIN) in Missouri. Get the details on the projects along with updates, images and more.

U.S. Soybeans, Poultry Forge Partnership Over Poultry Exports
March 25, 2024

U.S. Soybeans, Poultry Forge Partnership Over Poultry Exports

By Sarah Hill U.S. poultry and other types of products are flying off store shelves in the Philippines, one of…

Farmer Loads Sprayer With Herbicide
March 25, 2024

Herbicide Carryover Concerns for Soybean in 2024

by Kevin Bradley, State Extension Weed Scientist, University of Missouri Last spring/early summer, I probably received more calls and complaints…

Optimizing Soybean Planting: Challenges And Strategies
March 19, 2024

Optimizing Soybean Planting: Challenges and Strategies

by Andre FB Reis, State Soybean Specialist, University of Missouri The winter is not officially gone but temperatures over 60°F…

Soybeans: Powering The Circular Economy
March 4, 2024

Soybeans: Powering the Circular Economy

By Sarah Hill In the agriculture industry, it’s often said that growers produce food, fiber and fuel. Soybean growers should…

Novel Discovery Could Fortify Farmers’ Defenses Against SCN
February 25, 2024

Novel Discovery Could Fortify Farmers’ Defenses Against SCN

From The SCN Coalition Researchers have discovered a new and unexpected way to prevent soybean cyst nematode from attacking soybeans.…

Missouri’s 2023 Drought: A Climate And Agricultural Perspective
January 31, 2024

Missouri’s 2023 Drought: A Climate and Agricultural Perspective

by Zack Leasor, State Climate Extension Specialist & Assistant Professor, University of Missouri Drought is common in Missouri, and the…

Soybean Cyst Nematode Nodes
January 15, 2024

Researchers Continue to Strengthen and Refine Soybean SCN Resistance

By Carol Brown For decades, farmers have been trying to overcome soybean cyst nematode, or SCN, in their fields. There…

Searching For Improved Water Use Efficiency In Soybeans
November 27, 2023

Searching for Improved Water Use Efficiency in Soybeans

By Carol Brown Plants need water to grow and how they use water is a key factor in their development.…

Farmer Flying Drone Over Soybean Field During Summer
May 19, 2023

To Replant or Not Replant

By Andre Froes de Borja Reis - Soybean Farming Systems Specialist - University of Missouri Considerations for assessing the need to…

Electrocution May Be A Viable Method To Control Weed Escapes
May 8, 2023

Electrocution May Be a Viable Method to Control Weed Escapes

By Carol Brown Farmers everywhere face a common foe: weeds. All producers have management systems to reduce weed pressure in…

Exploring Extended Crop Rotation Benefits For Soil Health And Productivity
April 24, 2023

Exploring Extended Crop Rotation Benefits for Soil Health and Productivity

By Carol Brown University of Missouri agronomist Tim Reinbott spends much of his day immersed in agricultural history. An assistant…

The Investment In On-Farm Research
April 6, 2023

The Investment in On-Farm Research

By: Dr. Eric Oseland On-farm research is the basis for agronomic innovation. Farmers testing products, practices and ideas on their…

The Perks Of Planting Early
April 6, 2023

The Perks of Planting Early

By: Nick Monnig If you have picked up a farm magazine or listened to a presentation on increasing soybean yields…

Piecing Together The Puzzle To Maximize Bushels
April 6, 2023

Piecing together the Puzzle to Maximize Bushels

April showers bring May flowers and the frequent use of windshield wipers. After the first spring shower, flipping the wipers…

Cover Crops Could Be Another Weapon Against Weeds Beyond The Soil Surface
November 14, 2022

Cover Crops Could Be Another Weapon Against Weeds Beyond the Soil Surface

By Carol Brown Cover crops provide several benefits to soil health, which in turn helps increase cash crop yield. Cover…

Exploring Off-Target Movement And Management Of Dicamba And 2,4-D Herbicides
September 6, 2022

Exploring Off-Target Movement and Management of Dicamba and 2,4-D Herbicides

By Carol Brown For several years, the use of the herbicides dicamba and 2,4-D has been a sensitive issue. Regulations…

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