Congratulations to Winners of the 2013 Yield Contest

Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 PA Soybean Yield Contest! (L to R) Mike Reskovac, Fayette County (West Region Winner); Jeff Bomgardner, Lebanon County (SE Region and State Winner); Carl Gates, Centre County (Central Region winner). Not shown: Richard Snyder, Lycoming County (North Region Winner.)


2013 Pennsylvania Soybean Test Performance

Buying seed?  Check out this report from Penn State. The PA Soybean Board helps fund soybean tests, which are conducted annually to provide information regarding the performance of soybeans grown in Pennsylvania. This report summarizes performance results for 2013.

Animal agriculture: the No. 1 customer for soybeans

Pennsylvania ranked 14th in the nation in the use of soybean meal, thanks to consumption by the state’s chickens, dairy cows, hogs, turkeys and cattle.

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Soybean Production Up in 2012

Soybean production in Pennsylvania was up 16% from 2011, with an average yield of 48 bushels per acre, up 4 bushels per acre from last year.

SOURCE: USDA-NASS, Harrisburg Office