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DB Harvest, FP Harvest, Mid-season, The Bean Report

Successful Desiccation Decisions in Peas and Beans

Crop desiccation has become an increasingly hot topic. In part due to consumer demand for pesticide-free products, variable maximum residue limits (MRLs) across export markets and the negative spotlight on glyphosate.

It doesn’t mean desiccation is off-limits. But we need to understand the limitations of late-season herbicide. Especially when it comes to crops destined for human consumption, including field peas and dry edible beans.

Harvest Header Losses in Soybeans

A Research Update from PAMI

Today’s combines are well designed to minimize threshing losses when harvesting soybeans; however, there can still be significant losses at the header (accounting for 80% of the losses).

PAMI has conducted several field-scale research projects to determine which factors affect header losses most in order to provide farmers with management strategies for reducing risk by minimizing losses.