Integrated Pest Management

Pests can interfere with crop productivity and unnecessary pest management costs can erode profits. While pests can colonize every acre of soybeans in Pa., they do not invade every field annually. This publication provides details of an IPM program that can effectively control weeds, diseases, and pests typical of Pa. soybean fields, while minimizing input costs.

 

 

2021 Pa. Soybean Yield Contest Winner!

Congratulations to Bucks County farmer Nathan Crooke, the  top producer in the Pa. Soybean Yield Contest. His winning yield in the 2021 competition was 112.43 bu/acre, the highest yield recorded in the 28-year history of the contest. Four other farmers also recorded yields of over 100 bushels per acre. Regional winners are listed here.

Did you know?

Animal agriculture is the No. 1 consumer of soybeans. Soy meal goes to feed chickens, cows, hogs, turkeys and other animals. Soy meal can also be used as feed in aquaculture.

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