Growers ponder soybean seeding rates

Roberson, Roy
February 2006
Southeast Farm Press;2/6/2006, Vol. 33 Issue 5, p29
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the research conducted by North Carolina State University Specialist Jim Dunphy, on the soybean seeding rates speculated by growers. Dunphy claims that regardless of time and variety planted, seeding rates are profitable but since the cost of seed is high for growers, knowing the seed they plant is critical. It was noted that variety is one factor that affect the ideal number of seeds to plant. Varieties of beans from Maturity Group IV to Group VII were tested.


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