Canadian Food Grade Soybean Crop Report

Mother Nature has kept many Canadian food grade non-gmo soybean growers on the edge over the last several weeks, with hot weather and crops in desperate need of a drink – she delivered for the most part with (just-in-time) timely showers. We are hopeful this trend continues during the next important pod fill phase of this year’s soybean crop production.

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There are some isolated growing regions in Ontario that skipped some much needed rainfall and other areas received turbulent thunderstorms with heavy rain & wind that resulted in wheat stand lodging – saying this, there are no significant soybean crop issues or damage on either front that concerns us.

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Soybeans respond well to high temperatures with humidity – with cooperative weather, good crop conditions are expected to continue.

Soybean plants are in the R4 to R5 development stage, illustrated as follows:

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