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Grain Storage Equipment Preparation

December 18, 2018

Making sure that products store well begins before harvest, said Ruth Beck, SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist.

Crop Management, Corn, Soybean, Markets/Prices

An aerial shot of a soybean field with a noticable band of brown, gall-midge infested plants.

SDSU Extension Asks Soybean Growers to Help Develop Sound Management Practice for Gall Midges

December 18, 2018

SDSU Extension asks South Dakota soybean growers to help them develop an effective treatment for gall midges by contacting SDSU Extension staff if the pest is discovered in your fields.


A pod sprouting from a healthy soybean plant.

Late-Season Nitrogen For Soybean?

Some South Dakota soybean fields that were planted early and have had sufficient moisture have reached early pod setting stage (R3) and are looking good.

Soybean, Crop Management

A patch of corn that's stunted and yellowing due to corn nematode

Seeing Stunted Yellowing Corn in Patches? Could Be Due to Corn Nematodes

December 18, 2018

If growers are seeing stunted yelling corn in patches, it could be due to corn nematodes, said Emmanuel Byamukama, Assistant Professor & SDSU Extension Plant Pathologist.


soybean plants showing difference in pods

Soybean Planting Population: A Review

There have been reports in recent years that agronomists in states such as Iowa, Nebraska and Wisconsin have observed success when reducing soybean planting populations.

Soybean, Crop Management

a field of soybeans

Collaborating for Research-Based Solutions: SDSU Extension and South Dakota Agricultural Experiment Station at SDSU

December 18, 2018

As a young child growing up on his family's diversified farm in Uganda, Africa, this unanswered question frustrated Emmanuel Byamukama. It also sparked an interest in agricultural research which eventually led to his career as a South Dakota State University Assistant Professor and SDSU Extension Plant Pathologist.

Crop Treatments, Soybean

A patch of soybeans with several plants exhibiting browning and yellowing leaves.

Plant Disease Management Decisions to Make Before Planting

For most plant diseases, in-season management choices are very limited. In fact, there are no in-season management options available for diseases caused by nematodes, viruses, and bacteria.

Soybean, Crop Treatments, Crop Management

soybean pods

New Multi-State Extension Publication: Managing Insecticide-Resistant Soybean Aphids

The first pyrethroid resistant soybean aphids were reported in Minnesota in 2015. Since then, pyrethroid resistant soybean aphids have been reported in Iowa, North Dakota, and South Dakota. In an effort to address resistance, researchers from those states have put together a new extension publication.

Soybean, Crop Treatments

large multi-row sprayer adding chemicals to a field

All Straight Dicamba Products Now Restricted Use in South Dakota

Starting April 30, 2018 all dicamba products that are not a mixture but instead straight dicamba are restricted use in South Dakota. This will mean all applicators will need to keep spray records of use and place of application.

Soybean, Crop Treatments, Crop Management

A combine harvesting soybeans at sunset.

Trade Impacts on Soybeans

Agricultural trade agreements were first established in the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), legal treaty signed initially by 23 nations in 1947. The purpose was to promote international trade by reducing barriers such as tariffs.

Soybean, Crop Management, Markets/Prices, Economics