March 9, 2020 9:46 am
The wet weather conditions that occurred during planting and harvest over the last several growing seasons have created many problems for Michigan soybean producers, such as planting delays, prevented planting, higher charges and discounts at delivery, soil compaction and deep harvest ruts. These conditions reduce yield and income, and managing weather risk will become one of the priorities and characteristics of successful farms in the future. This article summarizes some recent major climatic trends and management practices for reducing weather risk when raising soybeans. Read more.