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Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Fri Aug 15, 2014 02:28 PM CDT

Will this be the year that more farmers hit 100-bushel soybeans on a field scale? We know it can be done with attention to detail and the right weather. Three Arkansas growers achieved the 100-bushel mark in yield contests last year. Numerous Brazilian growers have broken the 100-bushel-per-acre threshold in yield challenges over the past few years. Then there's Missouri farmer Kip Cullers' national yield record of 160 bushels per acre set in 2010.

In early July, I wrote an article about how some fields of soybeans were struggling with uneven emergence, slow growth and signs of a yellowish hue ...

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