Farmer aiming to boost soybean production

Farmer aiming to boost soybean production

A Midwestern farmer is fine-tuning his soybean growing strategy.

Western Missouri’s Cody Brock said he keeps targeting earlier soybean planting dates because of its hardiness in cool, wet soils.

Brock said he started planting soybeans in April, a week ahead of corn which is unusual for his area. But he tells Brownfield some loss from early planting could actually mean better production.

“They’ll compensate if you do end up with a thinner stand in places,” he said.

    

View Full Story

Share:

The Latest

Cash hogs close higher on Wednesday

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were up and feeders were mostly higher, getting ready for the week’s direct business and

Sell-off resumes for soybeans, corn

Soybeans were lower on fund and technical selling, giving back Tuesday’s gains and then some. Near-term development and harvest weather in