Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1-23-2006

Abstract

Looking back at the 2005 growing season, I think it will be a season that many of us will remember for a long time. Many growers have been frustrated with soybean yields for a while and have talked about a yield plateau in soybean. Now I hope that many growers have started to reconsider if we have reached that yield plateau with soybean. During the past two years, we have harvested the third largest and the largest soybean yield per acre on record in Iowa, and many farmers were able to make equal or more money on soybean than on corn in 2005. Our record soybean yields were estimated by the United States Department of Agriculture to have averaged 53 bushels per acre across the 10.1 million acres of soybean in Iowa.

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Iowa State University

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en

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