The two primary requirements for soybean seed germination are temperatures above 50 degrees F and seed moisture percentages greater than 50 percent. Air temperatures and seed moisture content during seed-filling are well above these minimums. But, soybean seeds almost never germinate before maturity.
Quad County Corn Processors (QCCP) has achieved EPA certification to generate D3 Renewable Identification Numbers (RINs) for cellulosic ethanol produced with Cellerate process technology.
Hot, dry conditions can wreak havoc on a field of soybeans. According to the National Center for Soybean Technology, “drought is the greatest threat to profitability.” Work underway at South Dakota State University may change that.
How many acres of corn are needed in 2015? (10/14/14)