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Updated for 2018 - Kansas Soybean Management publication

A newly revised K-State Research and Extension publication, Kansas Soybean Management 2018, is now available and can be accessed online at: https://www.bookstore.ksre.ksu.edu/pubs/MF3154.pdf


This publication offers advice to producers, crop consultants, and agronomists to manage Kansas soybean crops as efficiently and profitably as possible. The recommendations provide guidelines and must be tailored to the diverse conditions found in cropping systems across the state.

This comprehensive guide is written specifically for Kansas and includes valuable, up-to-date information on:

  • Tillage and rotation
  • Variety selection
  • Planting practices
  • Weed control
  • Rate of dry down before harvest
  • Fertilizer requirements
  • Diseases
  • Insects
  • Irrigation

Contributors to the 2018 version of this publication include:

Ignacio Ciampitti, Crop Production and Cropping Systems
Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management
Doug Jardine, Plant Pathology
Dallas Peterson, Weed Science
Jeff Whitworth, Entomology
Danny Rogers, Agricultural Engineering
Doug Shoup, Southeast Area Crops and Soils