June 15, 2012Rainfall since seeding: about 6"
Farmzone is down for Yorkton. Will get updates. Seeded May 18. TH 33003Y2R.
June 20, 2012Farmzone is still down for Yorkton. Our WeatherBug rain gauge shows 9.98" of rain since April 1st. Finally got sunshine today. Need to get some spraying done.
June 26, 2012Good start of nodulation
June 26, 2012Rainfall since seeding: 8"
R1 stage (full first trifoliate leaf). Good nodulation on main root (from liquid inoculant). First pass of RoundUp WeatherMaxx applied yesterday along with 1 L/acre of Alpine. Looks like we should have good pod clearance.
July 4, 2012Rainfall since seeding: over 8"
Going into the R4. Flowering should happen soon. Moisture is "perfect". Good heat. Trifoliates are appearing every 4
July 11, 2012Flower has begun. Getting nice canopy closure in fields seeded at the proper rate. Good soil moisture, warm nights. So far so good.
July 11, 2012Flowers
July 17, 2012soybeans are jumping now! V5 (5 trifoliate leaves). 3-5 sets of flowers on each plant. Should see first pods in a week or so.
July 28, 2012Nice pod development
July 28, 2012Almost doubled in height the last 10 days. R2 or R3 stage (full flower/start of podding).
August 3, 2012R3 stage. Nice pod clearance. Just got more rain (up to 12.3" since May 1st). Hope www.farmzone.ca is up and running so I can update weather stats.
August 7, 2012Plants are zooming now! R4 stage.
August 15, 2012Rainfall since seeding: 12.8"
R5 Beginning of seed. About 3" of pod clearance. Bit of sclerotinia infection in the field.
August 22, 2012Look at the nodules!
August 22, 2012August 22, 2012
August 22, 2012Rainfall since seeding: 324 mm or 12.70"
R5 stage (full pod). nice stand looks like the white mold has not got any worse. Piles of pods. Lots of bottom leaves dropping off. Good pod development. pods pushing up over the top leaves.
August 30, 2012a pod 1/2 way up.
August 30, 2012Bit of white mold showing up in one field. Lots of lower leaf drop. Late R5 (top pods filling).
September 5, 2012
September 20, 2012Basically dried down. Bit of green, few leaves on. Will be harvesting next weekend.