2019 Pennsylvania Soybean Contest
Each year, thousands of farmers raise soybeans on Pennsylvania farms. Pennsylvania Soybean Board invites all farmers to participate in the Pennsylvania Soybean Contest. The contest rewards quality as well as yield. The deadline to register to enter the 2019 contest was September 1, 2019. Harvest report forms were due no later than November 15, 2019.
Congratulations to the Winners of the
2019 PA Soybean Yield Contest!
1st Place State Overall & South-Central Region – Mike Shearer (Lancaster County) 111.62 bu./acre
1st Place Central Region – Jay Arentz, (Adams County) 91.31 bu./acre
1st Place Southeast Region – Tim Stewart (Bucks County) 83.87 bu./acre
1st Place Northern Region – Raymond Martin (Tioga County) 64.31 bu./acre
1st place Western Region – Richard Burd (Fayette County) 87.58 bu./acre
A comprehensive report on the results of the 2019 PA Soybean Yield Contest will be available online in January 2020, and at the 2020 Keystone Farm Show in York, Pa.
2019 Yield Contest Instructions
The completed form with verified information as indicated by the rules on the entry form, include 1 pint seed sample and a soil sample to determine nematode presence. Return soybean and soil sample in a plastic bag by November 15, 2019 to:
Delbert G. Voight, Jr., Extension Educator
c/o PA Soybean Yield Contest
Penn State Extension – Lebanon County
2120 Cornwall Road, Suite 1
Lebanon, PA 17042
Questions? Phone 717-270-4391 (717-821-0699)