2012 Ohio Soybean Yield and Quality Winners Announced
December 13, 2012 Ohio Soybean Association
WORTHINGTON, Ohio – The Ohio Soybean Association (OSA) is proud to announce the winners of the 2012 Ohio Soybean Yield and Quality Contest. This is the third year for the statewide contest with a total of 112 applicants.
There were four different yield categories available and the quality portion of the contest was based on highest percentages of oil and protein.
“OSA congratulates all the Ohio Soybean Yield and Quality Contest winners,” said Jerry Bambauer, OSA president and soybean farmer from Auglaize County. “We saw great results this year and we look forward to next year’s contest.”
This year’s Overall State Yield Champion was Phil Herring from Harpster, Ohio. Herring recorded a yield of 94.03 bushels/acre with the Asgrow 3431 variety.
OSA would like to thank the following sponsors for supporting the 2012 Ohio Soybean Yield and Quality Contest: Monsanto, Asgrow, Croplan, LG Seeds, Ohio Country Journal/Ohio AgNet, Ohio Soybean Council, Seed Consultants, Shur Grow, Stewart Seeds, Rupp Seeds, Beck’s, Growers National Cooperative and Hudson Crop Insurance.
To learn more about the Ohio Soybean Yield and Quality Contest, visit soyohio.org/yieldcontest.
About the Ohio Soybean Association
The Ohio Soybean Association is governed by a volunteer farmer board dedicated to education and promotion, as well as to uniting producer interest through support of legislative activities beneficial to the Ohio soybean industry.
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