The Bean Brief
March 2019
Controlling Palmer Amaranth with Metribuzin Tolerant Soybean Varieties
Selecting the right soybean varieties can impact the success of your crop next season.
 
In our latest  Field to Film: Featured Research  video, Dr. Jason Norsworthy says that selecting metribuzin tolerant soybean varieties could help control Palmer amaranth. Check out the video below.
Exploring Soy with the Soybean Science Challenge
The Soybean Science Challenge is an educational project funded by the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board to support secondary student scholarship and research to ensure the sustainability of soybean production in Arkansas.

The Soybean Science Challenge course educates Arkansas secondary students about soybean uses, as well as current soil, water, seed, disease and insect issues that impact production outcomes and agricultural sustainability.

Thank you to the students and teachers who participated, and congratulations to those who have won awards so far.
Interested in learning more about the Soybean Science Challenge? Visit our website for a downloadable brochure and a list of 2018 challenge winners.
Ag Career Snapshot: Agriculture Attorney
Art Singleton works as an attorney at Hashem Law Farm in Monticello, representing companies in banking, insurance and agriculture. Watch the video below to learn how Art makes his mark on agriculture in the state of Arkansas.
Welcome Spring with a Smoothie
Spring begins on March 20! Start the season with this refreshing smoothie recipe.
Peach-Blueberry-Tofu Smoothie

Ingredients:
1/2- cup soy milk
1/2 cup tofu - press tofu between paper towels to remove excess moisture (about 1/4 of the tofu block)
1- 2 peaches (sliced and frozen)
1/2 cup blueberries (frozen)
Mint leaves, optional
Honey or agave nectar to taste optional


Directions:
  1. Blend all ingredients in a blender until thoroughly processed, adding additional soy milk as needed for a drinkable consistency.
  2. Freeze the fruit so that the mixture isn’t diluted from ice cubes.
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