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Tue Nov 10, 2015 06:29 AM CST

The 2014 crop year was one for the soybean record books. The U.S. average yield of 47.8 bushels per acre was 3.8 bushels above the previous records of 44 bpa, achieved in 2010 and 2013.

"You can't control the weather, and 2014 was an almost perfect season," University of Missouri agronomist Bill Wiebold said. "We had adequate rain at good intervals. Also important to record yields were the moderate temperatures. We did not have 100-degree Fahrenheit days and only a few in the upper 90s, and comfortable night temperatures in the 60s. ...

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