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Soy News : Crop Damages Lift Soybean Prices (Sep 21, 2017)
Reports of decline in soybean area and damage to the crop in some parts of Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra as reported by the Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA) in its report here few ... more
New Scheme by MP Government to Help Soybean Farmer... (Sep 13, 2017)
Recently Madhya Pradesh government comes up with the new scheme to help its soybean farmers. This scheme likely to have an adverse impact on other soya-cultivating states like Maharashtra and ... more
According to Survey estimates 6.4% drop in soybean... (Aug 28, 2017)
In its first survey on soybean crop for kharif season 2017, the Soybean Processors' Association of India (SOPA) has reported a 6.4 per cent decline in the area under soybean at 102.6 lakh hectares ... more
Prices of Soybean Have Started Showing Recovery (Aug 18, 2017)
Soybean and mustard seed have started showing rise because of the government's move to raise the import duty on edible oil has had a positive impact on the prices of Soybean and mustard seed. In ... more
Fumigannt Safety (Jul 13, 2017)
Fumigants are used to manage insect pests in agricultural fields, grain storage facilities, and residential environments. These products are considered restricted use. Fumigants are toxic chemicals ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jul 10, 2017)
Soybean prices in the international market increased on Monday. Soybean prices increased by 2 percent which was upto four month high due to fear of worst weather conditions. The most active Soybean ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jul 07, 2017)
Soybean prices in the international market were firmed on Friday. The most active soybean contract on Chicago Board of Trade increased to 3-1/2 on Thursday, which was high for a fourth straight ... more
Slight Changes to USDA WASDE Report in June (Jul 06, 2017)
The USDA's June WASDE report of world supply and consumption projections contained several changes from the May report for corn and soybeans. The release of the Grain Stocks and Acreage reports on ... more
Conditions Favor Early Season Soybean Dieases (Jul 06, 2017)
Following are brief descriptions of some of the soybean diseases which may be injuring seedlings. Pythium: Wet conditions are favorable for Pythium which is our most common seedling disease of ... more
Top 10 suggestions for Tractor Safety (Jul 05, 2017)
Tractors are the primary source of work related injuries on farms, nationally, nearly one-third farm work fatalities are tractor related. In recent years, June and July have been the months when ... more
Hail damage to Soybean: Evaluation and Replant Opt... (Jul 05, 2017)
Soybean plants with significant amounts of green tissue remaining are likely to survive early-season hail damage, as they can regrow from axillary buds located at the juncture of the stem and ... more
Brown Spots in Soybeans (Jul 04, 2017)
Brown spot developing this early in soybeans may lead to premature leaf drop, hence significantly reducing soybean yield. Brown spot symptoms start as small dark brown lesions. These can expand to ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jul 03, 2017)
Soybean prices in the international market increased on Monday. Also, soybeans hit their highest since late May. China's soymeal futures raised by 4 percent on Monday which is their biggest one day ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 30, 2017)
CBOT soybeans are set for weekly rise. CBOT soybeans have increased more than 1 percent when both markets of corn and soybean turned low in the last week. For this month, soybeans are little ... more
Soybean Planting Dates, Re-planting, Seeding Rates... (Jun 29, 2017)
June is usually the time of the year when full season soybean is kicking into high gear and we begin planting double-crop soybean. Unbelievably, double-crop soybean is wrapping up in many areas due ... more
Soybeans and the June 30 USDA Reports (Jun 29, 2017)
The USDA will release the quarterly Grain Stocks report, with estimates of crop inventories as of June 1, and the annual Acreage report on June 30. For soybeans, the stocks estimate is typically ... more
Simple Technique for Scheduling Irrigation (Jun 28, 2017)
Soil cum sand mini plot technique: In this method, one cubic meter pit is dug in the middle of field. Crops are grown as usual in the entire area of the field including the pit area. The plants in ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 28, 2017)
Soybean prices in the international market increased into a fourth consecutive sessions. The most active soybean contract on Chicago Board of Trade increased to 0.1 percent to $9.12 – 1 / 4 a ... more
Curative measures to improve damaged lands (Jun 27, 2017)
Surface and Sub Surface Drainage: On construction of drainage scheme the sub soil water level that goes down the damaged areas are dried up and are brought back to cultivation after adopting ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 27, 2017)
U.S. soybeans prices increased by 0.5 percent on Tuesday which increased gains into a third session after the U.S. Department of Agriculture set the condition of the crop below market expectations. ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 26, 2017)
Soybean prices raised higher in the international market. The most active soybean contract on Chicago Board of Trade increased to 0.4 percent to $9.08 – 1 /4 a bushel which was closed by little ... more
Application of Manure to Double Crop Soybeans (Jun 21, 2017)
In recent years, there has been more interest from livestock producers in applying manure to newly planted soybeans to provide moisture to help get the crop emerged. Both swine and dairy manure can ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 21, 2017)
Soybean prices were nearly firm to 0.5 percent in the international market on Wednesday. The most active soybean contract on Chicago Board of Trade climbed high to 0.32 percent to $9.30-3/4 a ... more
Possible Causes of Yellow Soybeans (Jun 20, 2017)
Nitrogen deficiency: In fields that have been extremely wet or extremely dry, or under severe early heat stress, rhizobial nodule development can be delayed, resulting in Nitrogen deficiency. With ... more
Soybean Cultivation Process (Jun 20, 2017)
Planting time: Sow soybeans in spring 2 to 3 weeks after the average last frost date when the soil has warmed to at least 60°F. Soybeans grow best where the daytime temperature averages between 60° ... more
Practices of seeds and sowing (Jun 19, 2017)
For cultivation of any field crop, one must follow the recommended practices of seeds and sowing to harvest maximum yield of the crop. Seed rate: The seed rate per unit area depends on germination ... more
Soybean prices raised higher in the international ... (Jun 19, 2017)
The Chicago soybean prices were little changed in early Asian Trade. Soybean prices increased for a third session due to strong demand in the international market. On Thursday, the monthly U.S ... more
Precautions to be taken while preparing fertilizer... (Jun 16, 2017)
Do not mix the fertilizer containing ammonia like Ammonium Sulphate with basically reactive fertilizers like lime, basic slag, Rock Phosphate and Calcium Cyanide as losses of Nitrogen may result ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 16, 2017)
Soybean prices on U.S processing raised higher in the international market on Friday. Soybeans made progress higher than expected crushing in May on behind of strong demand in the United States. ... more
Objectives of Conducting Weed Control (Jun 15, 2017)
To determine the herbicidal activity of a new unestablished compound on a weed or crop specied. To determine the optimum rate, time and method of application of herbicide on specific weed species ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 15, 2017)
Soybean prices in the international market decreased for a second day on Thursday after easing in the last session as plentiful supplies from South America and rain estimates in the U.S. grain belt ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 14, 2017)
Soybean prices in the international market increased on Wednesday. The most active soybean contract on Chicago Board of trade increased to 0.1 percent to $9.33-1/2 a bushel which was set to 0.1 ... more
Soil and Climatic Conditions for Soybeans (Jun 14, 2017)
There are several climatic conditions required for the proper growth of Soybean; they include: Rainfall: Soybeans can be grown throughout the year in the tropics and subtropics, if water is ... more
Treating, Sowing and Side dressing of the Soybean ... (Jun 13, 2017)
Treating: Treating and sowing seed usually Rhizobium inoculation is not required in fields where legumes are cultivated. But newly opened lands need Rhizobium bacteria inoculations at 10 grams per ... more
Preparing the field for Soybean Plantings (Jun 12, 2017)
Land tillage operation helps in making the soil fertile for good germination, increase soil porosity and aeration for healthy plant growth, and kill weeds that compete with the crop for nutrients, ... more
Weed Control in Rainfed Agriculture (Jun 12, 2017)
Weed cause considerable damage to the crops in general and in dryland. The weeds complete with crop plants in respect of moisture and nutrients. The moisture as such is already in short supply in ... more
Seedling Diseases of Soybeans (Jun 09, 2017)
Soybeans can succumb to various diseases early in the growing season. These diseases typically are favored by conditions that slow soybean emergence and favor pathogen growth, such as wet weather ... more
Indian Soybean Market Update (Jun 08, 2017)
Lower supply fear has increased the prices of Soybean and Soyoil in the Indian markets. The farmer’s strike in India has resulted in the rise of fear of lower supply of soybean, in India’s top ... more
Side- Wall And Pinch Row Compaction (Jun 07, 2017)
Compaction of any kind can lead to emergence issues and possible yield loss. Identifying compaction is the first step in understanding the consequences during the growing season and at harvest ... more
Late-Planted Soybean Recommendations (Jun 06, 2017)
Soybean producers can help adjust their management practices and make informed decisions for late-planted soybeans with below information. • Planting date - Plant as early as soil conditions ... more
Trends Shaping The Future Of Farming (Jun 05, 2017)
The two big drivers of food demand – population and income – are on the rise. The world’s population is expected to reach 9.1 billion people in 2050, up from 7.4 billion in 2016. Farmers globally ... more
Greater Yields are Possible for Double Crop Soybea... (Jun 02, 2017)
Below are a few things to consider for double-crop soybean Seeding Rate: In general, you can probably back off on your seeding rates from what you were planning if you get your double-crop soybean ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 02, 2017)
The soybean prices in the International Market decreased on Friday which is fourth weekly decline due to improved weather for plantings in the U.S Midwest and the record south American supplies are ... more
Soybean Market Update (Jun 01, 2017)
Soybean prices in the international market increased on Thursday which rose for second session as port strike in Argentina scared to hamper supplies from the world's third largest exporter of the ... more
Minimizing Herbicide Residues in Soil (May 31, 2017)
A herbicide is said to be persistent when it may be found to exist in soil in its original form or closely related but active form for longer period or more than one crop season on after its ... more
Agronomic Measures for Management of Scare and Cos... (May 31, 2017)
Agronomy becomes difficult due to mismanagement of scare and costly inputs like soil, rainfall, irrigation water, fertilizer, seeds etc. Low cost Technology: The technology that does not need more ... more
Soybean Market Update (May 30, 2017)
The Chicago soybean prices decreased on Tuesday with the market that came down to a more than 13-month low as a record supplies from South America pressurized the prices. The most active soybean ... more
Minimum Tillage is Useful in Rainfed Farming (May 30, 2017)
Tillage may be defined as the practice of modifying the state of soil in order to provide conditions favorable for plant growth. It has been pressed hearing the experimental findings that the ... more
Soil and Water Conservation in Rainfed Agriculture... (May 29, 2017)
Soil and water are most essential for the growth and sustenance of plant life. Soil is important as it provides, foothold for plants and majority of nutrients needed by them. Water is essential as ... more
Asian Jumping Worms (May 26, 2017)
Jumping worms are among the approximately 6,000 species of terrestrial earthworms in the world. Jumping worms are also known as crazy worms or snake worms, names that describe their wild movement. ... more

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