Back to Beans
Emily Unglesbee DTN Staff Reporter
Wed Jan 28, 2015 01:44 PM CST

ST. LOUIS (DTN) -- It's time to consider getting inoculated.

Flu season may be winding down, but first-year soybeans will require some doctoring this spring, Michigan State University Extension Educator Mike Staton warns.

As some growers consider a move from continuous corn fields to soybeans, they will need to consider a host of management steps, agronomists told DTN. Inoculation will be the most important one, Staton stressed. Checking on proper nodulation this summer will help growers gain that oft-reported bean yield bump following corn. Growers should also test soil for the proper levels of pH, phosphorus, and potassium, and some ...

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