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Bean Buster
Thu Feb 27, 2014 11:40 AM CST

Matt and Sherrie Kay Miles waltzed into the soybean record books holding hands and smiling last fall. The McGehee, Ark., farm family rose to the top of a state soybean yield contest with their 107.63-bushel-per-acre entry.

Two other Arkansas farmers hit the 100-bushel contest goal. Eddie Tackett of Atkins, Ark., hauled in 104.832 bushels per acre and Nelson Crow of Dumas, Ark., had 100.82 bushels per acre. The top yields were part of the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board's "Race for 100" program.

Ideal weather and solid production practices came together to ...

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