MJ Reports from South Africa

SCN Research

Greg Tylka, Iowa State Extension plant pathologist, discusses his research on soybean cyst nematode and the effectiveness of certain seed to the pest. From the 2013 World Soybean Research Conference held in Durban, South Africa.

Global Soybean Shortage

Thomas Mielke, director of Oil World in Hamburg, Germany, details the volume problem in soybeans. Mielke also describes demand for soy in the future and the future of soybeans in Africa. From the World Soybean Research Conference in Durban, South Africa.

Crop Rotation Research

Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Extension agronomist, explains his research on corn, soybean and wheat rotation. Emerson says there is a more profitable option for many farmers. From the World Soybean Research Conference in Durban, South Africa.

Africa's Agricultural Potential

Africa holds more than half of the world's uncultivated arable land. Some countries are already making investments in land and warehouses on the world's second largest continent. But if Africa is able to realize its full agricultural potential, it won't be without many hurdles.

Kip Cullers

Missouri farmer Kip Cullers holds a world record for growing 160.6 bushels of soybeans per acre in 2010. Kip describes his thought process behind trying new techniques in the field. From the World Soybean Research Conference in Durban, South Africa.

Brazilian Soybean Industry

Alexandre Jose Cattelan, Embrapa Soybean Brazil director, discusses the size and condition of the 2013 Brazilian soybean harvest. Cattelan also explains the difficulties Brazil faces in exporting its production due to inadequate infrastructure.