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Soybeans: What’s Driving the Non-Linear Trend in U.S. Average Yields?

Soybeans: What’s Driving the Non-Linear Trend in U.S. Average Yields?

πŸ‘€By Scott Irwin, Todd Hubbs, and Darrel Good, University of Illinois 🕔May 11, 2017

In the farmdoc daily articles of April 19, 2017 and May 3, 2017 we began to address the potential reasons behind the observation that U.S. average soybean yields in 2014, 2015, and especially 2016, were well above the long-term linear

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Soybeans: U.S. Yield Trends – How Is Irrigation Affecting Production?

Soybeans: U.S. Yield Trends – How Is Irrigation Affecting Production?

πŸ‘€By Scott Irwin , Todd Hubbs, and Darrel Good, University of Illinois 🕔May 4, 2017

Very high U.S average soybean yields that were well above the long-term linear trend values (calculated beginning in 1960) in each of the last three years continues to be somewhat of a puzzle in search of an explanation. One potential

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Cornbelt: Changing Trend Yields

Cornbelt: Changing Trend Yields

πŸ‘€By Gary Schnitkey, University of Illinois 🕔May 4, 2017

Since 2012, many areas in the greater Midwest had county corn and soybean yields that have exceeded trend yields by a large margin. These areas include much of Illinois, southern Wisconsin, eastern Nebraska, Kentucky, southern Indiana, and southern Ohio. On

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

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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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

πŸ‘€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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