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Virginia Soybean Association

102 Governor Street
Room 319
Richmond, VA 23219

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

The Virginia Soybean Board allocates approximately 50% of its operating budget each year to production research. This research addresses genetics, disease and pest pressure, production systems and more, with a focus on practical projects that support Virginia soybean farmer profitability.

FY20/21
Current fiscal year checkoff investment in research
$246,867
Overview
Research Highlights
Resource Library
Blog Articles
Top Research Funding Areas
  • Soybean Breeding
  • Site-Specific Agronomic Management
  • Pest Control and Management
  • Fertility for High-Yield Production
Top Areas of Research Critical to the Future of Virginia's Soybean Production
  • Variety Development for Virginia’s Environmental Conditions
  • Nematode Management
  • Yield Improvement
  • Enhanced Environmental Practices
Recent Innovative Research Projects
  • Developing High-Protein Soybean Varieties
  • Site-Specific Variable Rate Seeding, Maturity Group and Planting Timing
  • Sulfur and Nitrogen Fertility for Soybean

One of Our Biggest Success Stories as a Result of Research

Virginia collaborated with several states throughout the country to evaluate how soybeans respond to sulfur and other micronutrients. A series of plots across the Coastal Plain region of Virginia identified yield and economic responses to these fertilizer applications. The resulting state-specific and combined data will provide the foundation for Extension services to provide sound recommendations to Virginia farmers.

Highlight Dated: 01/04/2021
Posted on: 01/04/2021
Highlight Dated: 12/07/2020
Posted on: 12/07/2020
Highlight Dated: 09/09/2020
Posted on: 09/09/2020

There are currently no Blog Articles for Virginia Soybean Association.

Top Research Funding Areas
  • Soybean Breeding
  • Site-Specific Agronomic Management
  • Pest Control and Management
  • Fertility for High-Yield Production
Top Areas Of Research Critical To The Future Of Virginia's Soybean Production
  • Variety Development for Virginia’s Environmental Conditions
  • Nematode Management
  • Yield Improvement
  • Enhanced Environmental Practices
Recent Innovative Research Projects
  • Developing High-Protein Soybean Varieties
  • Site-Specific Variable Rate Seeding, Maturity Group and Planting Timing
  • Sulfur and Nitrogen Fertility for Soybean

One of Our Biggest Success Stories as a Result of Research

Virginia collaborated with several states throughout the country to evaluate how soybeans respond to sulfur and other micronutrients. A series of plots across the Coastal Plain region of Virginia identified yield and economic responses to these fertilizer applications. The resulting state-specific and combined data will provide the foundation for Extension services to provide sound recommendations to Virginia farmers.

Highlight Dated: 01/04/2021
Posted on: 01/04/2021
Highlight Dated: 12/07/2020
Posted on: 12/07/2020
Highlight Dated: 09/09/2020
Posted on: 09/09/2020

There are currently no Blog Articles for Virginia Soybean Association.

102 Governor Street
Room 319
Richmond, VA 23219