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2020 Ground Work: Illinois Rain Delays

Elliott Uphoff|May 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 Scott|Dec 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 Sneed|Dec 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 Writer|Oct 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…

Jared Hagert on his farm in Emerado, ND
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Snow Left Moist Start for Week

USSEC Staff Writer|Oct 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…

Kemp field
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High Yield Despite Rain

USSEC Staff Writer|Oct 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…

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Harvesting Soybeans

USSEC Staff Writer|Oct 7, 2013

This week Laura shared with us that her farm will begin harvesting their soybeans and that they will be a high-quality product. Q: What are…