Tag Archives: soybean

Dry Months Likely to Reduce Crop Yields

Rain needed in September and August to boost corn and soybean yields this year didn’t happen, worsening a growing season fraught with weather woes. Four weather stations in Missouri’s soybean-producing areas report less than a third of the normal September precipitation, says Bill Wiebold, University of Missouri Extension agronomist. A fifth station, in Gentry County, […]

Rain, Late Corn Planting Delay Soybean Planting

by Linda Geist, University of Missouri Extension COLUMBIA – Rain over Memorial Day weekend likely means that Missouri farmers will shed planting equipment again for the third weekend in a row. Delays in corn planting have pushed soybean planting progress well below the five-year average. Soybean planting generally does not begin until corn planting is complete. […]