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Tillage – Yield Booster Or Penalty? South Dakota Adds To Debate.

Tillage – Yield Booster Or Penalty? South Dakota Adds To Debate.

👤Written collaboratively by Anthony Bly, Sara Berg and David Karki, South Dakota State University 🕔Jan 5, 2018

The discussion of grain yields and different tillage practices needs to start in producers’ fields. Grain yield comparisons and results from un-biased research are very important for making agronomic decisions that include tillage; however, producers need to put these practices

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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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Virginia Soybean: Submit Entries for 2017 Yield Contest

Virginia Soybean: Submit Entries for 2017 Yield Contest

👤By David Holshouser, Virginia Cooperative Extension 🕔Sep 6, 2017

The Virginia Soybean Association in cooperation with Virginia Cooperative Extension would like to announce the 2017 Virginia Soybean Yield Contest. The purpose of the Virginia Soybean Yield Contest is to emphasize and demonstrate the practices necessary to produce maximum economic

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Georgia Peanuts: Event Honors Producers – Highest State Yield 6,880 Pounds Per Acre

Georgia Peanuts: Event Honors Producers – Highest State Yield 6,880 Pounds Per Acre

👤By Clint Thompson, University of Georgia Extension News Editor 🕔Aug 24, 2017

The Georgia Peanut Achievement Club recognized the state’s top peanut producers at its club’s annual meeting, which was held Aug. 18-20 on Amelia Island, Florida. The University of Georgia Peanut Team also shared its latest research findings at the meeting.

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Mississippi Soybeans: 1st State Yield Contest Announced

Mississippi Soybeans: 1st State Yield Contest Announced

👤By Kenner Patton, Mississippi State University 🕔May 9, 2017

The state’s soybean producers can put their skills to the test this year in the first Mississippi Soybean Yield Contest. Yield contests encourage growers to conduct on-farm research, evaluate their agronomic practices, and increase yields and profits. The Mississippi Soybean

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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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