Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

10-12-1998

Abstract

Seed costs for soybeans are determined by the cost of seed purchased (or saved from the previous crop), seed size (seeds per pound), and seeding rate (per acre). Cost per bag of purchased seed is determined by the seed company based on the supply versus demand of the variety and the cost of producing the variety. Varieties that include a tolerance to a specific herbicide cost more because of the research investment used to develop the variety. Recently released varieties have a greater demand and justify a higher price than older varieties.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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