Field Crop Virtual Breakfast will discuss recommendations for planting soybeans in June

MSU Extension’s Field Crop Virtual Breakfast continues June 13 with a discussion on planting soybeans in June featuring Mike Staton.

Saturated field in southwest Michigan on June 5, 2019
Saturated field in southwest Michigan on June 5, 2019. Photo by Bruce MacKellar, MSU Extension.

The frequent and heavy rain events occurring this spring have caused serious planting delays. As a result, many Michigan soybean fields will be planted in mid-June and some will be planted in late-June. Due to the shortened growing season, producers need to implement specific management practices to maximize the yield potential and mitigate the risks in these fields.

Mike Staton, Michigan State University Extension soybean educator, will discuss the most recent recommendations for maximizing the yield potential, mitigating risks and minimizing the input costs for late-planted soybeans during the next MSU Extension Field Crop Virtual Breakfast at 7 a.m. on June 13, 2019, via Zoom. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions during the meeting. Jeff Andresen, MSU’s agricultural meteorologist, will also provide an updated outlook for weather during the next two weeks.

Participating is easy!

You can join using your computer or mobile device (audio and visual) following the Zoom link: https://msu.zoom.us/j/552324349. Or, call in from your phone (audio only) by dialing 669-900-6833 and enter meeting ID 552-324-349.

To receive a weekly email reminder of the Virtual Breakfast, sign up at http://eepurl.com/gm-PIv. Participants receiving emails can opt in or out at any time.

Can’t make it Thursday morning? Watch the recording!

For those who cannot join on Thursdays at 7 a.m., the Virtual Breakfast sessions will be recorded for later viewing with closed-captioning on the Field Crops Virtual Breakfast webpage. Podcasts are also available on the following platforms: iTunes, Soundcloud and Spotify.

Don’t forget to follow us on social media. Stay up-to-date on what is happening in Michigan field crops by liking the MSU Extension Field Crops Facebook page or following @MSUEFieldCrops on Twitter.

Scheduled topics and dates

Note that these may change to cover breaking pest and weather situations.


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