Soybeans

Weather Impacts Spring Insect Pressures

AUBURN, Ala.—The spring of 2017 brought producers a mixed bag of weather. Many producers struggled with minimal soil moisture until the latter weeks of April when more than 10 inches of rain fell in areas of the northern part of…

Soybean Planting in Warm Spring Weather

AUBURN, Ala.—Producers understand the risks associated with planting crops where irrigation is not available and rain is not forecast. Soil moisture is one of the major concerns for farmers as they head into planting season. The late-season drought of 2016 caused issues…

Soybean Production in Warm, Dry Conditions

AUBURN, Ala.— During the upcoming planting season, growers can expect to work in dry conditions again as they plant soybeans in April and May, or double-crop soybeans in June and July. Though much of Alabama has experienced recent rains, the…