Successful Soybean Production Demands Proper Early-Season Decisions

By Todd Spivey, Sebe Brown, Trey Price, and Daniel Stephenson, LSU AgCenter

In Louisiana, soybean planting practices vary across the state, due in large part to varying environments and cropping systems.  Planting date, seeding rate, and seeding depth decisions should all be based on local conditions and factors affecting your farm such as soil moisture and temperature, soil type, and cropping rotation.