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Die, Rootworm, Die
Resistant hybrids are coming The first Bt hybrids for corn rootworm control could hit the market this spring in very
Zero In On Nitrogen Needs
Software program hikes efficiencyCorn growers have cut nitrogen use a bunch - thanks mostly to water quality concerns.
CREP Scores Big With These Farmers
Dallenbachs put 258 acres in government program Jim Dallenbach and sons Terry and Chad, who farm along the floodplain
Costly Combo
Beetles and virus deliver double whammy The bean leaf beetle, left, carries the bean pod mottle virus, delivering death
New Aphid Attack
Tiny pest from China sucks sap, carries viruses The soybean aphid, a native of China, somehow found its way to U.S.
Check For Chewers
Careful scouting thwarts late-season insectsIf you didn't pay attention in '98, insects very likely ripped you off big
Technology Unlocks New SCN Weapon
Germplasm offers genetic resistancePurdue University scientists recently hit a home run in the genetic resistance
Transgenic Disease Fighter
If everything holds, the first genetically engineered disease resistance in soybeans will become reality - and the odds
No-Till Puts Brakes On SCN
Chalk up one more advantage for no-till crop production. It slows the spread of soybean cyst nematode (SCN) - the No. 1
Soybeans Bolster Wheat Rotations
Dwayne Beck, self-described farmer first and researcher second, preaches the gospel of longer, more diverse crop
New Method Speeds BSR Testing
A much faster method of screening soybean lines for brown stem rot (BSR) resistance has been developed by Iowa State
Deer Love Soybeans
Deer relish young soybeans almost as much as kids love ice cream. And with deer populations exploding in many states,
Inoculate Every Time
Recent research and new formulations suggest you ought to take another look at soybean inoculation.In fact, if you live
Strip-Tll Acreage Grows
Strip-till corn, which has handily topped straight no-till corn in yield the past few years, often didn't do it in
The Equipment Question
Advances in planter technology just may be breathing new life into the old planters-versus-drills debate. For years,

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