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Soybean

There are times when farmers need unbiased answers. That’s what we are here for. The SDSU Extension team provides unbiased, research-based information to help soybean growers make decisions to improve yields and profits.

Collaborating with South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station at SDSU, throughout the growing season, our team showcases local data collected from test plots in a field near you.

Farming is all about timing. Use our research-based resources for planting, growing and harvest.

Topics

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Diseases

View recommendations for managing common soybean diseases.

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Insects

Not all bugs are bad. Learn how to identify and manage insects that impact soybean production.

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Weeds

Use our resources to properly control weeds in your field.

Featured Resources

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Best Management Practices for Soybean Production

This is your unbiased, research-based guide to soybean production to help increase yield, reduce input costs and protect your investment.

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South Dakota Pest Management Guides

The South Dakota Pest Management guides are now available for free. The guides offer recommendations for controlling weeds, insects, and diseases in a variety of South Dakota crops.

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Soybean Variety Trial Results

11 location reports are available for soybean, conventional soybean and liberty link soybean crop performance testing results.

Upcoming Events

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Jan 26

SDSU Southeast Farm Virtual Annual Meeting

Join us for more information on the 2021 season on January 26, for a virtual annual meeting.

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Feb 16

Crop Hour: Soil Health and Cover Crop Webinars

Would you like to learn more about soil health and cover crops? Join us Feb. 16, 17, 18 and 19 at 10 a.m. CST.

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Mar 09

Crop Hour: Understanding SDSU Extension Agronomy Research Webinars

Would you like to learn more about ag research and our current projects? Join us Mar. 9, 10, 11, and 12 at 10 a.m. CST.