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  • New Executive Director Named at Delaware Soybean Board - The Delaware Soybean Board has named Danielle Bauer as Executive Director effective October 1, 2019. “Danielle’s dedication to the agriculture industry is commendable,” stated Delaware Soybean Board Chair Cory Atkins. “The Board of Directors is excited to have someone with her knowledge and passion working with our soy farmers.” Previously, Danielle was with Thompson Ag […]
  • Soy Checkoff Invests in 2019 Research - The Delaware Soybean Board approved funding of six research projects totaling $64,940, with emphasis on management techniques for disease and pest control. Funding was provided through the Soybean Checkoff Program, which was authorized by Congress in 1990. The checkoff assesses one-half of one percent of the net market value of soybeans at their first point […]
  • Kent County Farmer Fred Stites takes top honors in Delaware Soybean Yield Contest - (Harrington, DE – 1/17/19) Fred Stites of Kent County had the state’s top 2018 soybean yield with 78.81 bushels per acre of full season soybeans. The field was no-till and Stites used Pioneer P35T58 seed. Mark Collins of Sussex County won the statewide double crop competition with 67.98 bushels per acre. Collins planted Dekalb 4135 […]
  • New Members and Officers Begin Terms with Delaware Soybean Board - (HARRINGTON, DE) Two new farmers have joined the nine-member Delaware Soybean Board (DSB) for terms which began October 1. Brett Coverdale of Harrington was elected to succeed Jonathan Snow of Smyrna. Coverdale farms 200 acres in Kent County with his brother Ben, raising corn and soybeans. Tim Rogers of Frankford was elected to succeed Jay […]
  • 2018 Research Funded - The Delaware Soybean Board approved funding of seven research projects totaling $67,217 focusing on issues of fertigation rates, nutrient uptake, and management techniques for disease and pest control. Funding was provided through the Soybean Checkoff Program, which was authorized by Congress in 1990. The checkoff assesses one-half of one percent of the net market value […]
  • Sussex County Farmer Mark Collins takes top honors in Delaware Soybean Yield Contest - (HARRINGTON, DELAWARE) – January 11, 2018 – Mark Collins of Sussex County had the state’s top 2017 soybean yield with 84.55 bushels per acre of full season soybeans. Collins planted Pioneer P41T65PR, a Plenish bean, which produces high-oleic soybean oil. Collins received $1,000 for highest yield in the full season category and an additional $500 […]
  • Delaware Soybean Board Requests Research Proposals - (DOVER, DELAWARE) – October 26, 2017 – The Delaware Soybean Board is seeking proposals to conduct soybean research. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2017. The board is particularly interested in proposals which address promotion and protection of yield, including genetic improvement as well as research on dealing with herbicide resistant weeds, disease and […]
  • Regulations Report Available to Delaware Farmers - (DOVER, DELAWARE) January 15, 2019 – The study of regulations impacting farm businesses by the Delaware Soybean Board (DSB) has revealed that farmers, depending on their operation, can be required to comply with more than 120 separate regulations from three dozen agencies to operate an agricultural business in the First State. “Farmers are constantly seeking ways […]
  • First State Farmer Wins with First Year of High Oleic - (BRIDGEVILLE, DELAWARE) – High oleic soybeans have been available in Delaware since 2014. With more farmers growing this specialty soybean each year, Kevin Evans, a soybean farmer from Bridgeville, thought 2016 might be time to give it a try. As it turns out, it was. Evans won the 2016 statewide double crop yield award with […]
  • Five Ways Delaware Farmers Are Excelling at Sustainability - (DOVER, DELAWARE) May 15, 2017 – When Delaware’s soybean farmers began planting this spring, they did so with the environment in mind. Based on statistics from the United Soybean Board’s “Soy Sustainability” report released in early 2017, Delaware soybean farmers produced 5.5 million bushels on 175,000 acres, averaging 32 bushels per acre in 2010. By […]