The Delaware Soybean Board funds soybean research on an annual basis to support the viability and profitability of soybean farmers in Delaware.DSB’s research objectives include increasing the average bushels per acre yield to 49.2 by 2021; providing Delaware soybean farmers with the information they need to deal with weed and pest threats to their crops; and providing Delaware soybean farmers with the information they need to access and implement best production practices to help them continue to be good stewards of the land.
Researchers who are interested in applying for soybean checkoff funding should consult the board’s Research Priorities and Guidelines as they develop their proposal. Proposals must be submitted on the board’s Application form. Proposals must be submitted by Dec. 15 to Danielle@desoybeans.org.
Soybean research projects funded by boards like ours across the nation are tracked in the National Soybean Research Database.