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Extension offers advice on handling, drying of soybeans

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WILLMAR -- University of Minnesota Extension crop experts are encouraging soybean growers to harvest the crop as early as possible to prevent yield losses due to splitting, lodging or poor threshing of the plant. However, if soybeans are harvested at greater than 13 percent moisture, artificial drying is necessary.

Growers should manage their options for storing higher-moisture soybeans according to the following recommendations, says Extension agronomist Seth Naeve:

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