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Take Down
Mon Dec 31, 2012 12:39 PM CST

Dean and Brian Speight, a father-son farming team at Alamo, Tenn., learn, like many of us, from bad situations. When one of their soybean fields wound up with a plant population of just 65,000 to 70,000 per acre, they deliberated on whether to replant it. They decided to leave it and see what happened.

"It's the highest-yielding soybean field we ever cut," Dean Speight says. "They were a 3.9 maturity bean, which is aggravating for us because they're ready to harvest when we're still shelling corn. But we like to spread the risk ...

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