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Soybeans: Will Shift in Acreage Impact National Yield in 2017?

Soybeans: Will Shift in Acreage Impact National Yield in 2017?

👤By Todd Hubbs, Scott Irwin, and Darrel Good, University of Illinois 🕔Apr 20, 2017

USDA’s release of the March Prospective Planting report indicated an increase in planted acreage for soybeans in 2017. At a record high of 89.5 million acres, the report shows approximately 6 million additional acres of soybeans planted above last year

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2016 Corn and Soybean Yields – A Historical Perspective

2016 Corn and Soybean Yields – A Historical Perspective

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Mar 15, 2017

The National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS) recently released 2016 county yields for both corn and soybeans. In this article, maps are produced showing actual 2016 yields minus 2016 trend yields. Examination of these maps shows areas of above trend and

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Argentina Soybeans: Yield Risks – Historical Deviations from Trend

Argentina Soybeans: Yield Risks – Historical Deviations from Trend

👤By Todd Hubbs, Scott Irwin, and Darrel Good, University of Illinois 🕔Jan 27, 2017

We recently began a series of articles to evaluate the history of corn and soybean yields and deviations from trend yield in Brazil and Argentina. The objective of the yield analysis is to provide a basis for forming expectations about

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Illinois Soybeans: 6 Factors Contributing to Outstanding 2016 Yields

Illinois Soybeans: 6 Factors Contributing to Outstanding 2016 Yields

👤By Terry Wyciskalla, Soy CCA Envoy 🕔Jan 25, 2017

For the most part full-season soybean, double-crop soybean and corn yields were outstanding across the state in 2016. There were some scattered reports of poor soybean yields, but these were isolated cases. Several areas of southern Illinois had greatly reduced

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Illinois Soybeans: 2016 Yield Challenge Winners Announced – 100 Bushel Yields Continue

Illinois Soybeans: 2016 Yield Challenge Winners Announced – 100 Bushel Yields Continue

👤From the Illinois Soybean Association 🕔Jan 13, 2017

Several soybean growers topped 90 bushels per acre in the Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) checkoff program’s annual Yield Challenge competition. Now in its sixth year, the Yield Challenge offers farmers three ways to compete – the 100-Bushel Challenge, the Crop

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Arkansas Soybeans: Poinsett County Family Has Strong Showing in Yield Contest

Arkansas Soybeans: Poinsett County Family Has Strong Showing in Yield Contest

👤From University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension 🕔Jan 10, 2017

When it comes to soybean yields, it is hard to compete with a county like Poinsett, or a family like the Wrays. Members of the Wray family — Eddie Wray, his wife, Barbara Annette Wray, and their son James Wray

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Kentucky Soybeans: 2016 Yield Contest Winners Announced

Kentucky Soybeans: 2016 Yield Contest Winners Announced

👤By Carrie Knott, University of Kentucky 🕔Dec 20, 2016

The 2016 University of Kentucky Extension Soybean Yield Contest winners are in! The 13 awards include: State Champion (highest yield entry regardless of production practices) 1st and 2nd place for Full-Season soybeans (Division I) 1st and 2nd place for Double-Crop

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South American Corn and Soybean Yields: What Does Data Tell Us?

South American Corn and Soybean Yields: What Does Data Tell Us?

👤By Darrel Good, Todd Hubbs, and Scott Irwin, University of Illinois 🕔Nov 3, 2016

We have extensively analyzed the history of U.S. corn and soybean yields and deviations from trend yield as a basis for evaluating annual yield risk in the U.S. Examples include the farmdoc daily articles of February 26, 2015 and March

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Illinois: High Yields Lead to Possible Low Crop Insurance Payments

Illinois: High Yields Lead to Possible Low Crop Insurance Payments

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Nov 2, 2016

Harvest prices used to determine crop insurance payments for corn and soybeans policies in Midwest states are based on settlement prices of Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) during the month of October. October has come to an end, and 2016 harvest

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Illinois Soybeans: Recent High Yields – A Result of Technology or Weather?

Illinois Soybeans: Recent High Yields – A Result of Technology or Weather?

👤By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔Oct 26, 2016

In recent years, soybean yields in Illinois have been exceptional, leading to questions on whether technologies have caused a “jump” in soybean yields. While the 2016 state yield will be an outlier, it is too early to say that a

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