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  • Soybean planting and maturity in Iowa

    MIDWEST: It’s May, and we’re sitting here with the aftermath of a snowstorm. Although it may not be top of mind for many growers, I wanted to talk about soybean planting. There’s some really good research on planting by the University of Nebraska that shows that early-planted soybeans are typically the ones that product the highest yields. After May 1, the range of yield loss per day is anywhere from 5/8 of a bushel down…