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Planting soybeans before corn


March 25, 2019
By FieldCropNews.com

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Early planting has been adopted as a management strategy to achieve maximum yield in modern soybean production. There is considerable evidence that soybeans planted in late April and early May yield more than beans seeding during the second half of May. Ontario trials have shown that, in some years, early planting can provide a 10-bu/ac yield advantage. In the U.S. Corn Belt, aggressive producers have now even pushed planting dates into March, aiming for super yields. So, should a grower consider planting soybeans before corn in southwestern Ontario? Horst Bohner has insight on FieldCropNews.com | READ MORE