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South Dakota Soybean Checkoff

5000 S Broadband Ln # 100
Sioux Falls, SD 57108

Top Things for Farmers to Know About Checkoff Dollars Invested in Research

Checkoff dollars invested into soybean research increase profitability and provide farmers with the tools needed for risk management. Through research efforts, South Dakota Soybean Checkoff’s goal is to help soybean farmers maintain their place among the most productive professionals in the world while helping develop new and increasingly profitable markets.

Fy20/21
Current fiscal year checkoff investment in research
$382,787
Overview
Research Highlights
Resource Library
Blog Articles
Top Research Funding Areas
  • Best Management Practices to Increase Soybean Yield
  • Improving Weed Management Using New Soybean Varieties
  • Enhancing Weather Information for Soybean Growers
Top Areas of Research Critical to the Future of South Dakota's Soybean Production
  • Increasing Soybean Yields Through Best Management Practices
  • Pest and Disease Management
  • New Uses/Market Development
Recent Innovative Research Projects
  • On-Farm Research Projects in Collaboration With South Dakota State University Demonstrate Real-Time Decision Making

One of Our Biggest Success Stories as a Result of Research

Researcher David Clay is using drones to scout fields in South Dakota to help locate issues quicker. He and his team are combining aerial images from the drones with LiDAR elevation images from the South Dakota Department of Natural Resources. This combination could help growers make decisions faster such as whether to apply insecticide or fungicide.

journal of Integrated Pest Management, 2011
University of Minnesota Extension, Iowa State University Extension, North Dakota State University Extension, South Dakota State University Extension, 2018

There are currently no Blog Articles for South Dakota Soybean Checkoff.

Top Research Funding Areas
  • Best Management Practices to Increase Soybean Yield
  • Improving Weed Management Using New Soybean Varieties
  • Enhancing Weather Information for Soybean Growers
Top Areas Of Research Critical To The Future Of South Dakota's Soybean Production
  • Increasing Soybean Yields Through Best Management Practices
  • Pest and Disease Management
  • New Uses/Market Development
Recent Innovative Research Projects
  • On-Farm Research Projects in Collaboration With South Dakota State University Demonstrate Real-Time Decision Making

One of Our Biggest Success Stories as a Result of Research

Researcher David Clay is using drones to scout fields in South Dakota to help locate issues quicker. He and his team are combining aerial images from the drones with LiDAR elevation images from the South Dakota Department of Natural Resources. This combination could help growers make decisions faster such as whether to apply insecticide or fungicide.

journal of Integrated Pest Management, 2011
University of Minnesota Extension, Iowa State University Extension, North Dakota State University Extension, South Dakota State University Extension, 2018

There are currently no Blog Articles for South Dakota Soybean Checkoff.

5000 S Broadband Ln # 100
Sioux Falls, SD 57108