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Protein Power
Thu May 15, 2014 09:53 AM CDT

Dan Corcoran's seed dealer didn't have at his fingertips information about the protein and oil content of the soybean varieties the Ohio farmer wanted to plant a couple of years ago. Today, however, the dealer is prepared to help him make seed selections with that information in hand.

Corcoran, who farms with his brothers in southern Ohio's river-bottom ground, raises soybeans, corn and cattle on 5,000 acres. Yield potential used to be his top concern when selecting soybean varieties. He thought he was getting paid just for bushels. Serving on the United ...

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