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Download Ch.1: Growing 100-Bushel Soybeans (976 KB)

Download Ch.2: Using Field Records for Current Recommendations (1.5 MB)

Download Ch.3: Soybean Growth Stages (1.8 MB)

Download Ch.4: A Look at Crop Rotation and Soybean Production (1.2 MB)

Download Ch.5: Cover Crops in Rotations with Soybeans (2.9 MB)

Download Ch.6: Selecting Soybean Varieties (983 KB)

Download Ch.7: What’s in The Soybean Genetic Pipeline (1.0 MB)

Download Ch.8: Fungicidal Seed Treatments for Soybeans (845 KB)

Download Ch.9: Soybean Seed Testing and Seed Quality (679 KB)

Download Ch.10: Soybean Seeding Rate Recommendations for Narrow and Wide Rows (974 KB)

Download Ch.11: Seedbed and Planter Preparation (1.2 MB)

Download Ch.12: Land Rolling (1.0 MB)

Download Ch.13: Estimating the Soybean Plant Population and Seed Emergence Rate (881 KB)

Download Ch.14: Converting Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) Land to Row Crop Production (963 KB)

Download Ch.15: Developing a Tillage System that Increases Soybean Long-term Sustainability (3.0 MB)

Download Ch.16: Using Field Scouting or Remote Sensing Technique to Assess Soybean Yield Limiting Factors (1.3 MB)

Download Ch.17: Assessing Your Fertilizer Program (1.4 MB)

Download Ch.18: Collecting Representative Soil Samples for Fertilizer Recommendations (899 KB)

Download Ch.19: Identifying Potential Iron Chlorosis Soils for Soybean Production (12.0 MB)

Download Ch.20: Soil Sampling for Precision Phosphorus Soybean Management (1013 KB)

Download Ch.21: Fertilizers Used in Soybean and Corn Production (869 KB)

Download Ch.22: Use of Starter Fertilizers for Soybean (919 KB)

Download Ch.23: Nitrogen Fixation (937 KB)

Download Ch.24: N Fixation Problems and In-season N Applications (931 KB)

Download Ch.25: Determining Your Soybean Phosphorus Recommendation (1.3 MB)

Download Ch.26: Determining Your Soybean Phosphorus Recommendation (1.2 MB)

Download Ch.27: Emerging Disease, Insect, and Weed Pests in South Dakota Soybean Production (6.0 MB)

Download Ch.28: Soybean Scouting and Management Calender (842 KB)

Download Ch.29: Field Crop Scouting Basics for Soybean Production (850 KB)

Download Ch.30: Identification of South Dakota Grass and Grass-like Weeds of Importance (9.4 MB)

Download Ch.31: Common Broadleaf Weeds of South Dakota (16.3 MB)

Download Ch.32: Soybean Herbicide Injury (4.7 MB)

Download Ch.33: Herbicide-Resistant Weeds in Soybeans (3.5 MB)

Download Ch.34: Management of Problem Weeds in Soybean Production (4.9 MB)

Download Ch.35: Soybean Aphid Identification, Biology, and Management (3.8 MB)

Download Ch.36: Bean Leaf Beetle Identification, Biology, and Management (3.0 MB)

Download Ch.37: The Identification, Biology, and Management of Two-spotted Spider Mites, Grasshoppers, and Caterpillars (5.1 MB)

Download Ch.38: Determining Harvest Losses in Soybeans (1.8 MB)

Download Ch.39: Preventing Soybean Combine Fires (1.3 MB)

Download Ch.40: Combine Adjustments and Soybean Harvest (4.5 MB)

Download Soybean Storage, Drying, and Yield Estimates (1016 KB)

Download Ch.42: Stored Grain Pests of Soybeans (1.2 MB)

Download Ch.43: Soybean Marketing (1.8 MB)

Download Ch.44: Alternative Markets – Specialty Soybeans (865 KB)

Download Ch.45: Food Product Innovations Using Soy Ingredients (3.2 MB)

Download Ch.46: Insuring Soybeans in South Dakota (1005 KB)

Download Ch.47: Managing High Water Tables and Saline Seeps in Soybean Production (3.9 MB)

Download Ch.48: Soybeans, Salinity, and Sodicity (4.1 MB)

Download Ch.49: Soybean Irrigation (3.3 MB)

Download Ch.50: Seasonal Hazards (948 KB)

Download Ch.51: Assessing Spring Frost and Hail Damage (3.0 MB)

Download Ch.52: Producing High Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat Yields In A Water-stressed Environment (2.7 MB)

Download Ch.53: Useful Calculations and Conversions (3.5 MB)

Download Ch.54: Developing On-Farm Research Protocols (1.8 MB)

Download Ch.55: Developing a Field Soybean Profit Map (10.8 MB)

Download Ch.56: Soybean Production Costs (3.5 MB)

Download Ch.57: Soybean Cyst Nematode (5.8 MB)

Download Ch.58: Bacterial Diseases of Soybeans in South Dakota (5.3 MB)

Download Ch.59: Fungal and Fungal-like Diseases in Soybeans (10.7 MB)

Download Ch.60: Viral Diseases of Soybeans (14.5 MB)

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South Dakota State University, College of Agriculture and Biological Sciences. SDSU Extension - iGrow


Brookings, S.D.


Agricultural and Resource Economics | Agriculture | Agronomy and Crop Sciences | Plant Sciences

iGrow Soybeans: Best Management Practices for Soybean Production