“The little things all added up to be a big thing,” is how Bob Creasey describes capturing the top spot in the 2020 contest. The Geddes, South Dakota, farmer is near the Missouri River where
Soybean growers from across the state were recognized for winning yields during the 2017 South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest awards ceremony on December 6 during the annual Soybean Recognition Banquet in Sioux Falls.
Last week, over 350 farmers attended the annual South Dakota Soybean Success Seminars. These educational seminars focused on management practices to help farmers increase soybean yields and quality. South Dakota Soybean has analyzed seven years of Yield Contest data, and agronomists presented best management practices and trends at the seminars.
Submit your harvest form by November 1 for the South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest. You can submit your harvest form online here. Remember– whatever your yields, the information you provide helps us develop best management practices, which you can use to improve your own yields. Stay tuned for winning yields. Winners will be announced at the Soybean Recognition Banquet held on December 7, 2016.
Submit your entry form by August 31st for the South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest! The annual South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest was created to recognize and reward South Dakota’s top soybean producers. The contest encourages new and innovative soybean management practices, and it also provides valuable agronomic data for farmers across the state. (Not to mention there are some great prizes involved!)
You’re invited to attend one of the regional Soybean Success Seminars February 1 – 4. These educational seminars will focus on management practices to help farmers increase soybean yields and quality. We have analyzed six years of Yield Contest data, and agronomists will present best management practices and trends at the seminars.
Scott McKee, a farmer from Union County, took home Overall First Place in the South Dakota Soybean Soybean Yield Contest with his record-breaking soybean yield of 106.6 bushels per acre, breaking his previous record of 103.7 bushels per acre from last year’s contest. McKee planted DuPont Pioneer variety 25T51R. The South Dakota Soybean Research and Promotion Council and the South Dakota Soybean Association announced the awards at the annual Soybean Recognition Banquet on December 9.