The 1st place winner in Division 4, Dean Booth of Cuba City, grew Asgrow AG2431 and harvested 82.7 bu/a. In second place, Mary Kay Booth of Cuba City grew Asgrow AG2433 and harvested 81.8 bu/a. In Division 3, RnK DeVoe Farms of Monroe won 1stplace with Pioneer P28T33R at 92.1 bu/a (highest overall yield) and in 2ndplace, Ellis Farms Inc. of Walworth harvested 74.4 bu/a with Dairyland DSR-2190/R2Y. Also in Division 3, the Wisconsin Bean Team of UW Graduate students Adam Gaspar, David Marburger, and Ethan Smidt grew Pioneer P28T33R and harvested 87.4 bu/a. The WI Bean Team is ineligible for official prizes as they are grad students of Dr. Conley; however their efforts are still recognized. In Division 2, Stetzer Brothers LLC of Melrose achieved 71.2 bu/a from Pioneer 91Y90 for first place. In 2ndplace, Triple Maple Dairy LLC of Manitowoc harvested 65.0 bu/a from Renk RS183NR2 soybeans. In Division 1 at 57.8 bu/a was Paul Graf Farms LLC from Sturgeon Bay. They planted Pioneer 90Y90. 2nd place winner in Division 1 was Kloos Acres from Stratford. They harvested 55.0 bu/a from Pioneer 91Y30.
Agronomic Practices of 2013 WI Soybean Yield Contest Winners
|Avg. Planting date||May 14th|
|Avg. Seeding rate (seeds/acre)||176,111|
|% using this practice|
|Row spacing < 30″||89|
|Previous crop not corn||11|