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Soggy-Bottom Blues Killing the Green

by Linda Geist, University of Missouri Extension Rain continues to reign in Missouri’s corn and soybean fields. The type and location of flooding determines damage to planted crops, says University of Missouri Extension agronomy specialist Bill Wiebold. An understanding of flooding can help farmers consider options and risks. According to Wiebold, three factors determine how […]

MU Reports Strong Test Yields for State’s Soybean Crop

Some 86-bushel-per-acre yields were reported. COLUMBIA – University of Missouri 2014 Variety Testing Program soybean yields topped state and national averages. MU Extension agronomy specialist Bill Wiebold said MU test sites topped statewide averages of 50-plus bushels and national averages of 44 bushels per acre. Missouri’s five-year state average is 37.8 bushels per acre. Sudden […]