Using a Harvest Aid on Your Soybeans

Podcast Panelists
Darin Lickfeldt, Ph.D. | FBN Head of Agronomy
Wade Givens Ph.D. | FBN Lead Agronomist
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Using a desiccant can aid drydown in soybean plants and protect your overall yield by helping you get into your fields to combine sooner.

In this week's episode, Darin and Wade outline common desiccant applications and some things for you to consider when using a harvest aid on your crops. Listen to their discussion for more information on:

  • What a desiccant can do for your soybeans -- and what it won't do
  • The differences between paraquat, saflufenacil and sodium chlorate
  • What signs you should look for before applying a harvest aid
  • How an application's preharvest interval factors into your schedule of harvest activities

Want access to more useful information on chemical applications in your fields? Download our free FBN Ag Chemical Guide to learn about selecting the right product, safety guidelines and more. 

Ag chemical guide helps you stay safe while using ag chemicals

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