December 15th, 2017
The Wisconsin Soybean Association (WSA) Soybean Yield Contest is organized to encourage the development of new and innovative management practices that highlight the importance of using sound cultural practices in Wisconsin soybean production systems.
Contest contact: Dr. Shawn Conley 608.262.7975
Contest web page: www.coolbean.info
Contest Committee Members: Dr. Shawn P. Conley, Patrick Mullooly
Any soybean production system can entered in the contest. Two winners will be selected from each of four geographical divisions in the state. Divisions are based on long-term county soybean yield averages. WSA is not responsible for incorrect or missing entries. All rules set forth herein apply to all entries.
CONTEST ENTRANT QUALIFICATIONS
More than one person in a family can enter, but each entry must have a separate entry and fee. The cost is $25 per entry. Entrant must be at least fourteen (14) years of age or older on or before December 15, 2017.
CONTEST FIELD AND ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS
Contest field must be in the state of Wisconsin. Contest entry must be at least 5 continuous acres of one variety. Contestant may select the best 5 acres in a soybean field larger than 5 acres and enter that variety. In the interest of Best Management Practices, grass waterways may be a part of the contest plot area. The length of any rows planted in a grass waterway will be included in the harvested row length if soybean rows are planted in the waterway. If soybean rows are not planted in the waterway, the length of each row will not include areas in the waterway.
The land entered in the Contest must be owned or leased by the entrant and located in Wisconsin. The variety entered must be currently commercially available.
Contact George Koepp for copy of the contest rules and entry forms. Entries are due postmarked no later than December 15, 2017.