Early Does It – Optimal Soybean Yields Come With Timely Planting

Like a South Dakota snowbird who heads south for the winter, soybeans love to soak up the sun. Capturing sunlight is one of the keys to high-yielding soybeans as the plants convert sunlight to chemical energy. Higher energy conversion means higher yields.

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Apply to Serve on the SDSRPC Board of Directors

The South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council (SDSRPC) is the farmer-led organization charged with wisely investing & leveraging checkoff dollars on behalf of South Dakota soybean farmers.

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Biodiesel Day is March 18, 2018: Renewable Soy Biodiesel Good for South Dakota Farmers & Environment

Biodiesel day is March 18, 2018. A great day for South Dakotans and farmers to celebrate the renewable fuel which utilizes about 5.6 billion pounds of soybean oil each year.

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A Sweet Chat With Staci Perry

At Hungry for Truth, we don’t just love sharing farmer stories and recipes, we also enjoy connecting with some of our biggest fans. We recently chatted with Staci Perry, a mom of two and baking blogger – Random Sweetness Baking – from Brookings. She explained how Hungry for Truth serves as a resource for her when it comes to GMOs, food labels and what really happens on today’s farms.

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Early-Season Protection

Timely planting is recognized as an important factor in achieving maximum soybean yields. Research shows, for most South Dakota farmers, May 15 is the target date for getting seeds in the ground. Early planting may maximize the amount of sun plants capture during the growing season, but it also can put soybeans at risk if soil conditions aren’t ideal.

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