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2022 Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge

Each year the Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Challenge recognizes and rewards Arkansas' top soybean producers. The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board, Arkansas Soybean Association and the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture unite to implement and promote this contest. The board sponsors the yield challenge, which provides information and tools to Arkansas soybean producers, such as a look at how top yields are reached. Your checkoff funds are used to reward producers for their hard work in helping to increase yield in Arkansas.

Enrollment for 2022 is now open! Entry deadline is August 1, 2022.

2021 Results

We want to commend all of the 82 soybean producers who entered the 2021 Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Contest, particularly the 10 producers who reached and exceeded the 100 bushel/acre milestone in 2021. The Race for 100 Yield Contest began in 2007 and in 2013, the first three producers reached the goal.

 

The newest members of the 100-Bushel Club are:
Green County - Linwood Wells
Craighead County - Mike Hook
Randolph County - Blake & Kent Bennett
Cross County - Tim Fisher
Clay County - Bruce Catt
Prairie County - Davis Bell
Prairie County - David Petter
Phillips County - Neil Culp
Phillips County - Jill Culp
Desha County - Robb Dedman

 

Matt Miles from Desha County achieved the 100-bushel mark for the 7th time with a yield of 121.318 bushel/acre by growing AgriGold G4620RX and winning the Champion Division. Neil Culp from Phillips County achieved a new state record with 130.784 bushel/acre growing Asgrow AG45X8.

 

Congratulations to the following winners of the 2021 Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Contest. We appreciate the participation of all the producers entered in the contest and the sharing of their production methods and management practices with the rest of the Arkansas soybean industry.

 

 

Division 1 - Northeast Delta

 
Linwood Wells Greene Pioneer P48A60X 101.729
Mike Hook Craighead AgriGold 4255 101.685
Roger Reddick Greene Pioneer P48A60X 99.480
 

Division 2 - Northeast

 
Blake/Kent Bennett Randolph Pioneer P48A60X 104.868
Tim Fisher Cross Pioneer 48A60X 101.161
Bruce Catt Clay Pioneer P47A64X 100.452
 

Division 3 - White River Basin

 
Richard Walker Jackson Pioneer P48A60X 96.535
Jerry Fuller Monroe Progeny P4806 73.528
Kyle Fuller Monroe Pioneer P49T62E 71.092
 

 Division 4 - Central/Grand Prairie

 
Davis Bell Prairie Asgrow AG48X9 105.029
David Petter Prairie Pioneer P42A96X 101.599
David Strohl Prairie Dyna-Gro S43EN61 92.599
 

Division 5 - East Central Delta

 
Neil Culp Phillips Asgrow AG 45X8 130.784
Jill Culp Phillips Asgrow AG 45X8 102.201
Terry Tolar Phillips Asgrow AG43X0 93.233
 

Division 6 - Southeast Delta

 
Robb Dedman Desha Pioneer P47A64X 115.941
 

Division 7 - Western

 
James Gregory Conway Pioneer P45T88 69.408
Greg Hart Conway Pioneer P49A41L 66.372
Josh Moore Conway Local LS5418XFS 62.719
 

Conventional

 
Dennis Stephens Cross Virtue 4702S 94.396
Adam Fisher Cross Pioneer P40A40 81.755
Hunter Stephens Cross Virtue 4702S 79.553
 

Champions Group

 
Matt Miles Desha iGold G4620RX 121.318
2020 Results
2019 Results
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