Golden Harvest announced the 14 winners of the Golden Harvest “Go for the Gold” soybean yield contest. The contest recognizes farmers who achieved top soybean yields with Golden Harvest® soybeans during the 2022 growing season. The winning farmers earned...
Multi-regional research investment, focused on the soybean flower and pod retention, boasts yield potential of 10%-15%. In some instances, two heads are better than one. For a new multi-regional research effort, five organizations put their heads together to achieve full...
Ask Randy Miller to talk about his priorities as president of the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA), and he'll quickly turn the conversation to challenges - and opportunities - the board is engaged in on behalf of Iowa's 40,000 soybean...
This month marks 30 years as the chief executive officer of the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA). It’s been an amazing run that’s provided a front-row seat to incredible growth in global soybean demand and production. Examples: Soybeans were planted on...
Replant decisions typically fall into one of three categories: (1) keep the crop as is; (2) replant it all; or (3) reduce your seeding rate, and plant into the existing stand. The decisions to keep the stand or to...
Bunge (NYSE: BG), a global leader in agribusiness, food and ingredients, plans to invest approximately $550 million to build a fully integrated soy protein concentrate (SPC) and textured soy protein concentrate (TSPC) facility. The new facility is expected...
The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that Epitome Energy LLC has selected Grand Forks to be the location of a $400 million soybean crushing plant. The Epitome plant will be able to process up to 42 million bushels...
Crop Insights by Andy Heggenstaller, Pioneer Agronomy Research Manager Summary   Cover crops can offer multiple benefits to corn and soybean cropping systems, but they also introduce new management considerations and challenges. Most cover crops fall into 1 of 3 groups...
The Environmental Protection Agency has released its draft "set" rule, which sets annual biofuel blending targets under the Renewable Fuel Standard. This announcement, including proposed Renewable Volume Obligations for 2023, 2024, and 2025, is deeply disappointing for the biofuels...
Top farm machinery maker Deere & Co. says corn and soybean production in the US could be fully autonomous by 2030. Farmers already are paying Deere to use automation technology for tillage work this autumn, and the company is exploring...
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