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2020 Ground Work: Illinois Rain Delays

Elliott UphoffMay 28, 2020

Illinois soybean farmer Elliott Uphoff shares a 2020 Ground Work update about long rain delays while planting soybeans on his farm.

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Yields were record-high in certain parts of the state

Kevin ScottDec 10, 2014

Overall, the state of South Dakota had good soybean yields this year—some were actually record-high in certain parts of the state. But the yields in…

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Finished this year with above average yields

Jimmy SneedDec 9, 2014

We finished harvest this year with above average yields, as expected. The state of Mississippi actually has historically high yield averages. Everything on our farm…

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Rain Slows Harvest

USSEC Staff WriterOct 23, 2013

This week Ron Kindred, a soybean farmer and chair of the Illinois Soybean Association Marketing Committee shared that while rain has slowed down his soybean…

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Snow Left Moist Start for Week

USSEC Staff WriterOct 23, 2013

This week Jared Hagert is still harvesting his soybean crop, with a little more than one thousand acres left to go. It’s been wet in…

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High Yield Despite Rain

USSEC Staff WriterOct 15, 2013

This week USB farmer-leader Keith Kemp shared with us that it’s one of his best soybean yielding years. Currently he is finishing-up soybean harvest despite…