Department News
  • November 7, 2019

    Sam Leuthold, IPSS graduate student, received the Outstanding Graduate Student Award at the North Central Soil Fertility Conference which was held on November 5-6, 2019 in Des Moines, Iowa. For more information, visit

  • Sara Qian
    October 25, 2019
    The Graduate School is excited to announce that Sara Qian (PhD candidate with Drs. Munshaw & Shaddox) has advanced to the finals of UK GradResearch Live!, a research communication initiative that highlights graduate students’ research and their skills in communicating scholarly research to a general audience.
  • mature soybean
    October 14, 2019

    Although soybeans are most commonly grown as a grain crop, they can be grazed or harvested as either a hay or silage crop. This most commonly occurs when the grain potential of the soybean crop has been reduced by drought, hail damage, or early frost. A realistic forage yield expectation for drought stressed soybeans would be 1.5 to 2.0 tons of dry matter per acre. The objective of this article is to provide practical tips for successfully, grazing, conserving and feeding drought stressed soybeans.

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