Soy100 is March 13, 2014 on the campus of South Dakota State University in Brookings. Co-hosted by SDSU College of Agriculture & Biological Sciences, SDSU Extension and the South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council, the free event will be held in Rotunda D from 7:45 AM to 2:45 PM CST.

The event will focus on research-based strategies soybean growers can implement to achieve 100-bushel soybean yields.

Soy 100 Agenda

7:45 - 8:45 AM CST Welcome: from David Clay, Director, SDSU Drought Tolerance Center, Barry Dunn, Dean, College of Agriculture & Biological Sciences, SDSU and Director of
SDSU Extension; Jeremy Freking, Executive Director, South Dakota Soybean; and Palle Pedersen, Seedcare Technology Manager, Syngenta.

8:45 - 9:45 AM CST Global soybean commodity markets and projected soybeans acres for next season: presented by Kent Beadle, Market Analyst, Russell Consulting Group.

9:45 - 10:15 AM CST Soybean Success: Results and recognition of the South Dakota Soybean Yield Contest Winners/Trends.

10:30 - 11:15 AM CST Seed Treatments: Dr. Palle Pedersen, Seedcare Technology Manager, Syngenta.

11:15 AM - 12:15 PM CST Disease & Resistance Panel: a 10-minute presentations, followed by Q&A  featuring Emmanuel Byumakama,  SDSU Extension Plant Pathologist, Kelley Tilmon, SDSU Extension Soybean Entomologist and Sharon Clay, SDSU Plant Science Professor, Weed Science.

Lunch will be provided by South Dakota Soybean Research & Promotion Council.

1 - 2:30 PM CST Breakout Sessions

Soil Health: presented by Dwayne Beck, Professor, Dakota Lakes Research Station Manager, SDSU
100 Bushel Soybean: Bob Narem, Owner/CEO Soil Consultants, Inc.
Water Management: Chris Hay, SDSU Extension Water Management Engineer and Jeppe Kjaersgaard, South Dakota Water Resources Institute, SDSU

To register, visit the SD Soybean website. Visit iGrow for the latest information on soybean variety trials and more.