UACES Facebook Choosing the Best Bean Variety - March 2011

Choosing the Best Bean Variety - March 2011

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Audio/Video  Script:

[Title Slide - Choosing the Best Bean Variety. Your Arkansas Soybean Podcast, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board.]

[Narrator] Two tools to help Arkansas Soybean Producers make the best variety selections are now available from the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture. [Picture of a soybean field.]

[Slide with pictures of soybean seed. Soybean Update Publication - Research data from variety testing program] The "Soybean Update" publication compiles research data collected from the division’s Soybean Variety Testing Program.   [Slide with pictures of soybean seed. Soybean Update Publication - Early season Roundup® Ready; Full Season Roundup® Ready; Full-Season Non-Roundup® Ready] According to extension soybean agronomist, Jeremy Ross, the updates are separated into "Early Season Roundup® Ready," Full-Season Roundup® Ready" and "Full-Season Non-Roundup® Ready," which includes conventional and Liberty Link cultivars.  [Slide with pictures of soybean seed. Soybean Update Publication - Yields; Disease Ratings; Agronomic Characteristics; Herbicide Tolerance; and more.] The "Soybean Update" has data on yields, disease ratings, agronomic characteristics, herbicide tolerance, and more.

[Slide with pictures of soybean seed. SOYVA - soyva.uaex.edu; Current 2 year yield averages] SOYVA is a computer program that allows users to view the current and two-year yield averages for all varieties from six test locations across Arkansas. [Slide with pictures of soybean seed. SOYVA - soyva.uaex.edu; Site specific recommendations]  The SOYVA program factors numerous site-specific characteristics to give growers varietal recommendations to avoid a particular set of problems associated with individual fields.

[Narrator] Your Arkansas Soybean Podcast is a production of the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture and was funded in part by the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board. For more information about soybean farming in Arkansas, contact your local county Extension office.

[Title slide - For more information contact your local county Extension office. Your Arkansas Soybean Podcast, University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board]

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