Mimi Broeske, NPM Program
Adam P. Gaspar, Ph.D. Candidate
John M. Gaska, Senior Research Agronomist Shawn P. Conley, Extension Soybean Specialist
Understanding growth stages can help to use production practices more timely and efficiently to obtain higher yields. This applies to planting, in-season diagnosis, herbicide, fertilizer, fungicide, insecticide, and harvesting.
It aides to help interpret what you are seeing in the field.