Missouri Corn: Drought Effects on Yield Jul 23, 2022

    🕔Jul 23, 2022
    One and one quarter inch. That’s the amount of rainfall in July and August that corn plants need each week to maintain rapid growth and produce the best possible yields. […]

    Missouri Corn: Effects of Delayed Planting May 4, 2022

    🕔May 4, 2022
    Once again, wet soils have delayed corn planting throughout Missouri. The latest USDA/NASS information shows that 27% of intended corn acres have been planted which is half the five-year average. […]

    Missouri: Should Soybean Be Planted Before Corn? Mar 26, 2021

    🕔Mar 26, 2021
    Recently, there have been discussions among farmers, input dealers, and extension colleagues about planting soybean much earlier in the season than traditionally performed. In fact, some participants in those discussions […]

    Missouri Soybeans: Grain Remains Green in Plants Killed Before Maturity Oct 16, 2019

    🕔Oct 16, 2019
    As we had feared, delayed planting of soybean in the spring and early summer resulted in delayed maturity this fall. Late maturing soybean plants are vulnerable to freeze and cold […]

    Missouri Soybeans: 6 Management Considerations When Planted as Cover Crop Jul 17, 2019

    🕔Jul 17, 2019
    Cover crops have many benefits including protecting soil surfaces from wind and water erosion, weed suppression, and improving soil health. This year many Missouri acres intended to be planted to […]

    Missouri Soybeans: Make the Most from Late Planted Crops Jun 14, 2019

    🕔Jun 14, 2019
    Soybean planted in Missouri has been greatly delayed because of record breaking wet weather in May. Average yield for soybean planted in the third week of June is at least […]

    Missouri Soybeans: How Will Slow Planting Impact Yields Jun 12, 2019

    🕔Jun 12, 2019
    May rainfall, averaged across all of Missouri, was greater than any May on record. In fact, it was 6 inches above normal. This wet weather across all of the crop-producing […]

    Missouri Corn: Planting Date – When Does Yield Start to Drop? May 1, 2019

    🕔May 1, 2019
    It seems too often that wet spring weather interferes with corn and/or soybean planting in Missouri. This year Missouri farmers have already faced complications. For some farmers along the Missouri […]

    Missouri Soybeans: Dry Summer, Wet Fall – How Will It Affect the Crop? Oct 18, 2018

    🕔Oct 18, 2018
    Mother Nature proves almost every year that she has much to say about soybean yield and grain quality. This year many of Missouri’s soybean fields were affected by drought. Although […]

    Missouri Corn, Soybeans: Heat, Drought Effects on Seedlings – 2 Concerns May 31, 2018

    🕔May 31, 2018
    A few parts of Missouri have nearly water-saturated soil conditions, but much of the Missouri grain crop growing area is experiencing dry soils and hot temperatures. The United States Drought […]


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