By Nov. 15, soybean plots in the MU Variety Testing Program were not harvested. “This is one of the latest harvests that I have record of,” says Chris Craven, who oversees the University of Missouri program. “But I don’t believe that is indicative of our quality of work, or how fast we’re able to get things harvested.”
So just what happened in 2017 soybean plots this year? Missouri Ruralist asked Craven to recap the soybean season, which includes insight on weather, pests and dicamba drift.