Tag: agriculture

Ag Minute #976 Soybean Shatter Loss (Air Date 11-3-19)

Why do all the soybean fields disappear so quickly at harvest? Hi, I’m Darren Hefty with today’s AG Minute. Farmers try to get harvest done as quickly as possible for a number of reasons. With soybean harvest, one of the big reasons is fear of loss. Snow fall can make corn harvest tougher, but the […]

‘Agventures’ with Logan – Planting Soybeans

[Music] [Logan Barnes/’Agventures’ w/Logan] Hey everybody, it’s Logan. For my latest ‘Agventure’, I’m in Washington County, doing something I’ve always wanted to do. This is Bridget Hitchcock; she’s going to be teaching me how to drive a tractor today. And she’s one our Land and leadership advocates. Bridget, can you explain further what we will […]

China and the Global Soybean Market | A CoBank Knowledge Exchange Research Brief

A lot has been said over the past several years about China and how they’ve single-handedly transformed the world soybean market and there’s no question they certainly have in just 15 years China has gone from being a net soybean exporter to now accounting for two-thirds of the world’s soybean imports and all those imports […]

Soybean Seed Treatments (From Ag PhD Show #1097 – Air Date 4-14-19)

D: You’ve already made the seed variety and seed trait choices for your farm but now it comes down to – What are you going to put on for seed treatment? Don’t try to cut cost here. There’s some great value in soybean seed treatments. We’re going to talk about some of the different things […]

Soybean Vein Necrosis Virus

Through work done at the University of Arkansas, plant pathologist Yannis Tzanetakis has identified a new virus which is called  Soybean Vein Necrosis Virus. The researchers now have proof that the virus causes the disease Soybean Vein Necrosis.   Early signs of Soybean Vein Necrosis are usually found around the middle of June, with the […]

The Vegetarian Myth

The other thing that you find in the archaeological records is that humans are long, and tall, and strong, and they keep all their teeth, and their bones are disease free, until you hit agriculture. And then suddenly everybody shrinks six inches, and they loose their teeth, and their bones are riddled with disease. This […]

Soybean Rust (SBR) spreads across Arkansas.

Hi, my name is Travis Faske, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture Extension Plant Pathologist. Today I’d like to share with you some recent information about soybean rust in the state. We’ve found that over about 19 counties within the state, all the way from the southern part of the state to the northern part […]

America’s Heartland Episode 521 – Soybean Special

  America’s Heartland is made possible by…. They make up a small part of our population, but have a huge impact on all of our lives. They take business risks that few others would tolerate all on our behalf. They’re American farmers who feed, fuel and clothe the world. Monsanto would like to recognize them […]