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Iowa Corn, Soybeans: High Yields Despite Drought Conditions

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: High Yields Despite Drought Conditions

👤By Sotirios Archontoulis, Mark Licht, and Mike Castellano, Iowa State University Extension Specialists 🕔Jan 5, 2018

Most of Iowa was wet and cool during planting time (end April to mid-May), warm and dry during vegetative growth (June to July), and cool and wet during reproductive development (August to September). In some locations, the June-July drought was

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Soybeans: What’s Up with Record Yields, Especially in the Southeast? 3 Reasons

Soybeans: What’s Up with Record Yields, Especially in the Southeast? 3 Reasons

👤By Scott Irwin, Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics University of Illinois 🕔Jan 2, 2018

Soybean yields in the U.S. have been very high the last 4 years. The U.S. average yield set new records in a stair-step fashion each year between 2014 and 2016. The 2016 yield reached the remarkable level of 52.1 bushels.

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Kentucky: Soybean Growers Break Yield Records

Kentucky: Soybean Growers Break Yield Records

👤By Katie Pratt, University of Kentucky 🕔Dec 19, 2017

Kentucky soybean growers produced the highest ever documented yields in the state this year in the soybean yield contest hosted by the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment and the Kentucky Soybean Board. Meredith Farms, owned by

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Arkansas: Soybeans Set to Break State Yield Records

Arkansas: Soybeans Set to Break State Yield Records

👤By Fred Miller, University of Arkansas 🕔Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 Arkansas soybean harvest will break state yield records if the USDA’s November forecast holds up, said Jeremy Ross, extension soybean agronomist for the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture. The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service forcasts Arkansas’

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Soybeans: PPO-inhibitor Herbicides Manage Tough Weeds but Not Without Risk – DTN

Soybeans: PPO-inhibitor Herbicides Manage Tough Weeds but Not Without Risk – DTN

👤By Daniel Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist 🕔Nov 27, 2017

Seedling soybeans felt the burn of protoporphyrinogen oxidase (PPO) inhibitor herbicide in 2017. The herbicide may have caused the actual physical injury, but put the blame on the sustained cold, wet weather following planting for the situation. In a normal,

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Mississippi: Soybean Stem Canker – 2017 Visual Observations

Mississippi: Soybean Stem Canker – 2017 Visual Observations

👤By Tom Allen, Mississippi State University Extension Plant Pathologist 🕔Nov 20, 2017

Several comments have been voiced about typographic errors or a harvest issue regarding the harvested yield from the Clarksdale official variety trial. Variety entries exhibiting extremely low yield, in some cases less than 10 bu/A, were observed to exhibit symptoms

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Grain Markets: Should We Be Surprised By Average 2017 Corn, Soybean Yields?

Grain Markets: Should We Be Surprised By Average 2017 Corn, Soybean Yields?

👤By Scott Irwin, University of Illinois Ag Economist 🕔Nov 2, 2017

In the Crop Production report released on October 10, 2017 the USDA estimated the U.S. average yield of corn to be 171.8 bushels per acre and the average yield of soybeans to be 49.5 bushels per acre. The October yield estimates confirmed

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Midwest Soybeans: Unlocking the Yield Potential, Lessons Learned – DTN

Midwest Soybeans: Unlocking the Yield Potential, Lessons Learned – DTN

👤By Pam Smith DTN Progressive Farmer Crops Technology Editor 🕔Oct 31, 2017

Travis Albin’s enthusiasm for pushing soybean yields seems to mirror the bounding golden retriever named Harley that seldom leaves his side. The Villa Grove, Illinois, young farmer spent a good share of his summer with his nose in the rows

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Alabama Soybeans: McMichens Break 100-Bushel Barrier

Alabama Soybeans: McMichens Break 100-Bushel Barrier

👤By Eddie McGriff, Alabama Regional Extension Agent 🕔Oct 27, 2017

McMichen Farm became the first Alabama grower to hurdle the 100-bushel soybean barrier with an eye-popping 102.158 bushels per acre. The farm, which has been in the family since 1842, consists of Nick McMichen and his wife Freida along with

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Arkansas Soybeans: 7 Growers break 100-Bushel Mark

Arkansas Soybeans: 7 Growers break 100-Bushel Mark

👤By Ryan McGeeney, University of Arkansas 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Seven Arkansas soybean growers have broken the 100-bushel-per-acre mark this season so far, with others possibly to come. The growers, four of whom have surpassed the benchmark yield in previous seasons, are all taking part in the Arkansas Soybean Association’s

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