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The Calendar Says It’s Go Time

Posted on Wednesday, April 25th, 2018 by jgibson

A few areas across the Brodbeck sales territory were able to start planting 7 to 10 days ago.  The balance of the area is waiting on spring to decide if it is going to stay for an extended period. It goes without saying—it has been a little chilly this April.   It is the third week…

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Considerations Before You Plant

Posted on Wednesday, April 11th, 2018 by jgibson

It’s April, so it’s not surprising we’ve all got planting on our minds. Some questions that we’ve gotten recently include seeding rate, soil nutrition and soil temperatures. Take a look at these topics as you get the planter tuned up. Soybean Seed Rate Brodbeck agronomists, Terry Jones and Denny Wickham worked together on this soybean…

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2018 Soybean Weed Control

Posted on Friday, April 6th, 2018 by jgibson

Starting clean is key to successful weed control in soybeans, regardless of herbicide trait used. For those of you using tillage, make sure that your tillage is aggressive enough to take out any winter/early spring weeds that have taken hold. For no-till, a strong burndown program is essential to starting off right.  Suggestions for an…

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