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Soybean Business: The slippery slope of seed selection

Choosing soybean seed can be a daunting task with many factors to consider. Sifting through the data to choose a variety that works can be difficult if not contradicting. Considerations for disease, soil fertility, weather, yield potential, field prescriptions, plant population and herbicide tolerance need to be made when inspecting the total package a seed salesperson has to offer.

Good Yields, Good Production Year, USDA Reports

Favorable weather helped Upper Midwest farmers produce some of their best crops last year, a new U.S. Department of Agriculture report says. The National Agricultural Statistics Service, an agency of the USDA, released its 2015 crop production report Jan. 12. It shows generally strong yields and overall production for most crops, though some crops fell …