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2017 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
12/7/2017 (new)

The Kentucky Soybean Variety Performance Tests are conducted to provide an unbiased and objective estimate of the relative performance of soybean varieties commercially available in Kentucky. This information may be used by growers and seed producers to aid in selecting varieties that will give the highest total production in a specific situation. Soybean cultivars in the 2017 tests were entered by soybean growers, commercial companies, state and federal institutions. Forty soybean tests were planted in 2017 in Kentucky, at the eight test locations. | PR-740
2,500 printed copies | 31 pages | 10,300 words | 4 downloads | PDF: 3,480 kb


Chemical Control of Weeds in Kentucky Grain Crops, 2018
11/6/2017 (major revision)

The use of herbicides suggested in this publication is based on research at the Kentucky Agricultural Experiment Station and elsewhere. We have given what we believe to be the most effective herbicides, with the most suitable rates and times of application. Smaller files are available here. | AGR-6
3,300 printed copies | 140 pages | - | 73 downloads | PDF: 2,254 kb


Identifying Soybean Growth Stages
9/30/2016 (new)

Accurate identification of soybean growth stages is important to maximize grain yield and profitability, because most management decisions are based upon the growth stage of soybean plants within the fields. Key features of soybean growth stages are highlighted within this guide. | AGR-223
web only | 8 pages | 1,382 words | 30 downloads | PDF: 4,815 kb


2015 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
12/1/2015 (new)

The Kentucky Soybean Variety Performance Tests are conducted to provide an unbiased and objective estimate of the relative performance of soybean varieties in Kentucky. This information may be used by growers and seed producers to aid in selecting varieties that will give the highest total production in a specific situation. | PR-693
2,125 printed copies | 44 pages | 10,715 words | 48 downloads | PDF: 1,928 kb


2014 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
12/11/2014 (new)

The Kentucky Soybean Variety Performance Tests are conducted to provide an unbiased, objective estimate of the relative performance of soybean varieties in Kentucky. This information may be used by growers and seed producers to aid in selecting varieties that will give the highest total production in a specific situation. Soybean cultivars were entered by soybean growers, commercial companies, and state and federal institutions. Thirty soybean tests were planted in 2014 in Kentucky at the six test locations shown below. Planting dates and other information are shown in Table 1. Data for the maturity groups IV Early, IV Late and V at the Caldwell County location are not provided to avoid penalizing any variety (plots were damaged by a storm soon after planting). | PR-689
2,125 printed copies | 28 pages | 10,157 words | 30 downloads | PDF: 4,300 kb


Soybean Nutrient Management in Kentucky
4/24/2014 (new)

Soybean grows best on fertile soils. For decades, the University of Kentucky has conducted field studies to establish the relationship between soil nutrient supplies and soybean yield. Adequate soil fertility must be present so that yields are not limited. | AGR-213
web only | 5 pages | 2,814 words | 60 downloads | PDF: 1,015 kb


Soybean Variety Selection
3/20/2014 (major revision)

Soybean variety selection is one of the most important and most difficult management decisions a producer must make each year. It takes careful identification of the problems and needs of the production system. When done properly it increases the chance the variety will reach its full yield potential while eliminating costs for unnecessary traits, resulting in highly profitable returns. | AGR-129
1,000 printed copies | 6 pages | 3,941 words | 29 downloads | PDF: 570 kb


Sampling Soybean Fields for Soybean Cyst Nematode Analysis
1/1/2014 (minor revision)

The soybean cyst nematode (Heterodera glycines, SCN) causes many millions of dollars worth of damage to Kentucky soybean fields each year. This occurs even though damage is mostly preventable and controls are inexpensive. This situation exists because a large number of soybean producers are unaware that cyst nematode is damaging their crops. In most cases soybean cyst nematode will cause significant yield reductions without producing any detectable symptoms in soybeans. When symptoms do occur, they are frequently thought to be associated with some other factor, such as soil compaction or low soil fertility. | PPFS-AG-S-9
web only | 3 pages | 1,169 words | 2 downloads | PDF: 679 kb


2013 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
12/2/2013 (new)

The Kentucky Soybean Variety Performance Tests are conducted to provide an unbiased and objective estimate of the relative performance of soybean varieties in Kentucky. This information may be used by growers and seed producers to aid in selecting varieties that will give the highest total production in a specific situation. Soybean cultivars were entered by soybean growers, commercial companies, and state and federal institutions. | PR-672
2,125 printed copies | 28 pages | 2,801 words | 28 downloads | PDF: 3,500 kb


Soybean Management Verification Program, 2012
3/29/2013 (new)

The 2012 Soybean Management Verification Program (SoyMVP) enrolled 19 fields across Western Kentucky, providing ten direct comparisons between University of Kentucky recommendations and producers practices for soybean production. All fields were scouted weekly and recommendations were made on the university portion of the field based on established thresholds and observations from agronomic research. The objective of these comparisons is to validate university research and identify areas for more research. | PR-657
500 printed copies | 48 pages | 17,155 words | 18 downloads | PDF: 2,300 kb


2012 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
12/4/2012 (new)

The Kentucky Soybean Variety Performance Tests are conducted to provide an unbiased, objective estimate of the relative performance of soybean varieties in Kentucky. This information may be used by growers and seed producers to aid in selecting varieties that will give the highest total production in a specific situation. | PR-655
2,200 printed copies | 28 pages | 2,590 words | 12 downloads | PDF: 3,388 kb


Soybean Management Verification Program, 2011
2/24/2012 (new)

The goal of SoyMVP is to verify applied research at the University of Kentucky and to identify whether University of Kentucky recommendations are adequate. | PR-639
500 printed copies | 16 pages | 11,095 words | 8 downloads | PDF: 1,500 kb


2011 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
11/7/2011 (new)

The Kentucky Soybean Variety Performance Tests are conducted to provide an unbiased, objective estimate of the relative performance of soybean varieties in Kentucky. This information may be used by growers and seed producers to aid in selecting varieties that will give the highest total production in a specific situation. Soybean cultivars were entered by soybean growers, commercial companies, and state and federal institutions. | PR-625
5,000 printed copies | 28 pages | 8,818 words | 3 downloads | PDF: 444 kb


Assessing Foliar Diseases of Corn, Soybeans, and Wheat: Principles and Practices
11/1/2011 (new)

This publication provides basic information on how to conduct disease assessments in on-farm trials. The focus is on foliar diseases, since root diseases are much more difficult to assess properly. The publication begins with fundamentals of proper design of field trials. | PPFS-MISC-6
web only | 5 pages | 1,693 words | 1 download | PDF: 719 kb


Soybean Cyst Nematode: A Potential Problem for Nursuries
10/4/2011 (major revision)

Soybean cyst nematode (SCN) is the most serious disease pest of soybean in the United States (and Kentucky) and results in an estimated $1 billion in losses annually. SCN is a microscopic roundworm (Heterodera glycines) that feeds on root of soybean and reduces its capacity to absorb water and nutrients. Yield losses of 30% or more are common where SCN-susceptible soybean varieties are grown and SCN levels are high. SCN was first discovered in Kentucky in 1957 in Fulton County but is now found in every Kentucky county in which soybean is grown commercially. | ID-110
web only | 4 pages | 1,256 words | 8 downloads | PDF: 368 kb


Foliar Fungicide Use in Corn and Soybeans
10/1/2011 (new)

Interest in the use of foliar fungicides for corn and soybean has expanded dramatically in the U.S. over the past few years, resulting in a major change in how these crops are being produced on many farms. Until recently, foliar fungicides for soybeans and corn were reserved for seed production fields to protect seed quality in very specific circumstances or for specialty crops. Applications for the purpose of protecting crop yield were rarely economical. However, the current trend in Kentucky, as well as many other corn/soybean producing states, is towards an increased use of foliar fungicides on these crops as a means of maximizing yields. | PPFS-GEN-12
web only | 9 pages | 3,829 words | 2 downloads | PDF: 1,093 kb


Soybean Management Verification Program, 2010
4/6/2011 (new)

The 2010 Soybean Management Verification Program (SoyMVP) consisted of 16 fields across western Kentucky which were split to give seven direct comparisons between University of Kentucky recommendations and producer practices for soybean production. | PR-622
500 printed copies | 20 pages | 6,761 words | 1 download | PDF: 1,300 kb


Soybean Management Verification Program, 2009
3/14/2011 (new)

The 2009 Soybean Management Verification Program (SoyMVP) consisted of 16 fields across Western Kentucky, which were split to give eight direct comparisons between University of Kentucky recommendations and producer practices for soybean production. | PR-605
500 printed copies | 24 pages | 6,541 words | 1 download | PDF: 780 kb


2010 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
11/3/2010 (new)

The Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests are conducted to provide an unbiased, objective estimate of the relative performance of soybean varieties in Kentucky. This information may be used by growers and seed producers to aid in selecting varieties that will give the highest total production in a specific situation. | PR-607
5,000 printed copies | 28 pages | - | 3 downloads | PDF: 452 kb


Corn and Soybean Production Calendar
12/16/2009 (reprinted)

The Corn and Soybean Production Calendar was developed to help producers prioritize and schedule work events in a timely fashion on the farm. Weather events and equipment breakdowns rarely follow an organized schedule. However, if other practices within the farming operation are prioritized, perhaps a producer can better address the emergencies that will occur. | ID-159
2,000 printed copies | 12 pages | - | 23 downloads | PDF: 650 kb


2009 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
11/22/2009 (new)

The Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests are conducted to provide an unbiased, objective estimate of the relative performance of soybean varieties in Kentucky. This information may be used by growers and seed producers to aid in selecting varieties that will give the highest total production in a specific situation. | PR-588
5,000 printed copies | 28 pages | - | - | PDF: 452 kb


Value of Wheat Residue in Soybean Cyst Nematode Management
3/1/2009 (minor revision)

Soybean Cyst Nematode (SCN; Heterodera glycines) is the most widespread and significant pest of soybean in Kentucky. SCN is managed primarily by rotating fields to non-host crops (such as corn) and using SCN-resistant varieties. However, for a variety of reasons, producers occasionally desire to plant a SCN-susceptible variety. | PPFS-AG-S-8
web only | 3 pages | 914 words | 1 download | PDF: 218 kb


2008 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
11/6/2008 (new)

| PR-570
5,000 printed copies | 86 pages | - | - | PDF: 1,170 kb


2007 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
11/8/2007 (new)

| PR-553
5,400 printed copies | 34 pages | - | - | PDF: 800 kb


2006 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
11/6/2006 (new)

| PR-536
5,000 printed copies | 93 pages | - | - | PDF: 1,201 kb


Estimating Soybean Yields
12/15/2005 (new)

| AGR-188
2,000 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 18 downloads | PDF: 138 kb


2005 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
11/30/2005 (new)

| PR-519
5,000 printed copies | 97 pages | - | 1 download | PDF: 1,091 kb


Specialty Soybeans
4/1/2005 (reprinted)

| AGR-182
2,000 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 7 downloads | PDF: 312 kb


Predicting Soybean First Flowering Date
3/1/2005 (new)

| AGR-184
2,000 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 6 downloads | PDF: 270 kb


2004 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
12/1/2004 (new)

| PR-505
web only | 55 pages | - | - | PDF: 1,303 kb


2003 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
11/15/2003 (new)

| PR-487
5,000 printed copies | 55 pages | - | - | PDF: 1,381 kb


2002 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
11/1/2002 (new)

| PR-469
5,000 printed copies | 55 pages | - | - | PDF: 1,000 kb


2001 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
11/1/2001 (new)

| PR-451
6,000 printed copies | 54 pages | - | - | PDF: 240 kb


Kentucky Soybean Performance Test - 2000
12/15/2000 (new)

| PR-435
6,000 printed copies | 50 pages | - | - | PDF: 759 kb


1999 Kentucky Soybean Performance Tests
12/18/1999 (new)

| PR-424
6,000 printed copies | 40 pages | - | 2 downloads | PDF: 551 kb


1998 Soybean Performance Tests
11/1/1998 (new)

| PR-408
6,000 printed copies | 30 pages | - | - | PDF: 216 kb


1997 Soybean Performance Tests
12/15/1997 (new)

| PR-398
5,750 printed copies | 22 pages | - | 2 downloads | PDF: 123 kb


1996 Soybean Performance Tests
12/1/1996 (new)

| PR-394
6,000 printed copies | 24 pages | - | 2 downloads | PDF: 218 kb


Soybean Production in Kentucky Part 5: Harvesting, Drying, Storage, and Marketing
9/1/1993 (new)

| AGR-132
5,000 printed copies | 12 pages | - | 16 downloads | PDF: 419 kb


Soybean Production in Kentucky Part 4: Weed, Disease and Insect Control
4/1/1988 (new)

| AGR-131
12,000 printed copies | - | - | 8 downloads | HTML: 62 kb


Soybean Production in Kentucky Part 1: Status, Uses and Planning
1/1/1988 (new)

| AGR-128
12,000 printed copies | - | - | 7 downloads | HTML: 38 kb


Harvesting, Drying and Storing Soybeans
9/1/1975 (reprinted)

| AEN-25
5,000 printed copies | - | - | 14 downloads | MS Word: 36 kb