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Soy planting depth depends on conditions

 

With another soybean planting season upon us, now is a good time to revisit planting depth. Soybeans should be planted at 1 to 1.5 inches deep, but no deeper than 2 inches, according to Iowa State University (ISU) Extension recommendations.

Ultimately, soybean planting depth should be field specific and based more on soil conditions at the time of planting. For example, soil moisture, soil...




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