Soybean Research

The South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council annually invests checkoff dollars into soybean research to increase profitability and to provide farmers with the tools needed for risk management.

Research areas include:

  • Increasing soybean yield through best management practices
  • Weed management and herbicide-resistant weeds
  • Soybean Cyst Nematode and Sudden Death Syndrome management
  • Soybean aphid management and other emerging pests
  • Fertility and nutrient needs for the soybean plant
  • Water management
  • Developing an on-farm research program in South Dakota through partnerships with industry and universities
  • More inclusion of soybean meal into animal diets
  • Increasing the possibility of soybean inclusion into aquaculture feed

On-Farm Research Video from sdsoybean on Vimeo.