While corn harvest is on track, statewide, soybeans have been slow to come off. Corn and soybean yields are meeting expectation despite challenging conditions this fall.
As the harvest begins, you may be surprised by the amount of discolored and moldy beans you see. Find out why, and what you can do about it.
This Danville-area facility produces a variety of organic soybean products and offers incentives for farmers to transition to organic production.
Good, but not record-breaking yields may be expected for many farms across the state.
With soybean maturity approaching in most fields, insects and diseases are becoming less relevant, but most pest populations remain low.
Our soybean sentinel plots continue to have minor insect and disease populations, but walk your own fields to see what is active at your place.
Penn State Extension educators are looking beyond borders when it comes to outreach by offering Pennsylvania growers and industry personnel a firsthand look at agriculture in other countries.
Crops have been lagging in maturity. Warm weather in the forecast should help speed up maturity. Some double crop beans may be at risk of not becoming mature.
Sudden death syndrome is a fungal disease caused by Fusarium virguliforme, and can easily be mistaken for several different soybean diseases if care is not taken to identify the different symptoms.
Spending the time to count soybean pods can help to set end of season yield expectations and avoid surprises on the combine’s yield monitor or at drop-off.
As we move into corn silage harvest season, and with full season soybeans soon dropping their leaves, producers may notice some problem weed situations.
Reports this week from across the state indicate low pest populations in the soybean fields we are scouting.