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Soy100 - Growing 100 Bushel Beans

Soy100 - Growing 100 Bushel Beans

Mar 07, 2024
South Dakota soybean farmers are invited to attend the soy100 event on March 7th at McCrory Gardens.

South Dakota soybean farmers are invited to attend the soy100 event, March 7th at McCrory Gardens.


The soy100 seminar focuses on the simple question, “What can farmers do to grow 100-bushel soybeans in South Dakota?” Attendees will hear from experts on soybean markets, weed resistance, soil health, water management, and more.

9:30 a.m. - Registration

Coffee and Rolls provided by the SD Soybean Research and Promotion Council


9:45a.m. - Welcome and Message from SD Soybean

Jerry Schmitz, Executive Director for South Dakota Soybean


10:00 a.m. - Keynote: Marketing and Economics

Naomi Blohm; Senior Market Advisor; Total Farm Marketing


10:30 a.m. - Growing 100 Bushel Beans

Dr. Cheryl Reese; Senior Lecturer and Farmer; South Dakota State University


11:00 a.m. - Coffee Break

Coffee provided by SD Soybean Research and Promotion Council


11:10 a.m. - Soybean Production: What I’ve Learned in 10 Years of Research

Dr. Jonathan Kleinjan; Former SDSU Extension Agronomist


11:30 a.m. - Climate Outlook and Update

Laura Edwards; State Climatologist; SDSU Extension


11:50 a.m. - Q & A with morning session speakers


12:00 p.m. - Lunch

Provided by SD Soybean Research and Promotion Council


12:45 p.m. -Breakout Session 1: Attend one 30min session

Marketing and Econ:

Naomi Blohm, Senior Market Advisor; Total Farm Marketing

Soybean Pests:

Connie Strunk; Dr. Madalyn Shires, Dr. Adam Varenhorst SDSU Extension


Soil Health:

Anthony Bly; SDSU Extension


1:15 p.m. - Break


1:25 p.m. - Breakout Session 2: Attend one 30min session

Same as above


1:55 p.m. - Conclusion of Soy100


Register Here