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Dr. Dan Talks Agronomy
Dan Davidson DTN Contributing Agronomist
Mon Aug 3, 2015 03:24 PM CDT

Fred Below's Seven Wonders of Corn program has been a great way to spotlight what it takes to grow high-yield corn. The University of Illinois crop physiologist has used the project to motivate corn growers toward higher yield goals.

Several years ago, Below and I kicked around the idea of doing something similar for soybeans. The Six Secrets of Soybean Success project was born. Below agreed to research and devise a combination of management practices that could be stacked together to increase soybean yield. Much of the work has been, and still is, funded by the Illinois Soybean Checkoff.

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