China and other export partners are demanding less foreign material in U.S. soybean shipments. University of Minnesota soybean agronomist Seth Naeve says FM contamination begins on the farm. “Storage purposes and pricing purposes for FM; weed seed from a weed management stand point is important; I think of this works together with marketing and maintaining the highest quality crop we can.” During the Best of the Best in Wheat and Soybean Research Webinar, Naeve outlined an effort to reduce foreign material. This work is funded by the soybean checkoff programs in Minnesota, North Dakota and South Dakota.
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