With Roundup Ready technology Growers ponder soybean seeding rates

Roberson, Roy
February 2006
Southeast Farm Press;2/8/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports that soybean growers reflect deeply on soybean seeding rates with roundup ready technology. Top three yielding fields of soybeans judge by the North Carolina Soybean Producers Association in 2005 have averaged slightly over on seeds planted per acre. According to soybean specialist Jim Dunphy, seeding rates of 50,000 to 100,000 are going to be the most profitable. He notes that high among the influencing factors that affected the number of seed to plant is variety.


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