ARKANSAS SOYBEAN ASSOCIATION 1501 N Pierce, Suite 100 Little Rock, Arkansas 72207 501.666.1418 (phone) 501.666.2510 (fax) [email protected] (email) Soybean Yield Contest Winners Announced Little Rock, AR (January 25, 2022) - The Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board and the Arkansas Soybean Association are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Contest. The winners were announced at the Annual Meeting this morning. The contest divides state soybean producers into 9 groups, 7 geographic regions, one all state conventional (non-GMO) category and a Champions Category consisting of all previous 100-bushel winners. Cash prizes were awarded to the top 3 in each division achieving a minimum of 60 Bu/A with the exception of the Champions. Winners were announced this morning at the Annual Meeting of the Arkansas Soybean Association. We want to commend all of the 82 soybean producers who entered the 2021 Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Contest and we are proud to announce that 10 of these producers reached and exceeded the 100 bushel/acre milestone in 2021. The Race for 100 Yield Contest began in 2007 and in 2013, the first three producers reached the goal. The newest members of the 100-bushel club are: Linwood Wells, Mike Hook, Blake & Kent Bennett, Tim Fisher, Bruce Catt, Davis Bell, David Petter, Neil Culp, Jill Culp, Robb Dedman. Matt Miles from Desha County achieved the 100-bushel mark for the 7 th time with a yield of 121.318 bu/a by growing AgriGold G4620RX and winning the Champion Division. Neil Culp from Phillips County achieved a new state record with 130.784 bu/a growing Asgrow AG45X8. Congratulations to the following winners of the 2021 Grow for the Green Soybean Yield Contest. We appreciate the participation of all the producers entered in the contest and the sharing of their production methods and management practices with the rest of the Arkansas soybean industry. Division 1-Northeast Delta Producer Linwood Wells Mike Hook Roger Reddick County Greene Craighead Greene Variety Final Yield (bu/ac) Pioneer P48A60X 101.729 AgriGold 4255 101.685 Pioneer P48A60X 99.480 2-Northeast Blake/Kent Bennett Tim Fisher Bruce Catt Randolph Cross Clay Pioneer P49A41 Pioneer 48A60X Pioneer P47A64X 104.868 101.161 100.452 3-White River Basin Richard Walker Jerry Fuller Kyle Fuller Jackson Monroe Monroe Pioneer P49A41L Progeny P4806 Pioneer P49T62E 96.535 73.528 71.092 4-Central/Grand Prairie Davis Bell David Petter David Strohl Prairie Prairie Prairie Asgrow AG48X9 Pioneer P42A96X Dyna-Gro S43EN61 105.029 101.599 92.599 5-East Central Delta Neil Culp Jill Culp Terry Tolar Phillips Phillips Phillips Asgrow AG45X8 Asgrow AG45X8 Asgrow AG43X0 130.784 102.201 93.233 6-Southeast Delta Robb Dedman Desha Pioneer P47A64X 115.941 7 - Western James Gregory Greg Hart Josh Moore Conway Conway Conway Pioneer P45T88 Pioneer P49A41L Local LS5418XFS 69.408 66.372 62.719 Conventional Dennis Stephens Adam Fisher Hunter Stephens Cross Cross Cross Virtue 4720S Pioneer P40A40 Virtue 4720S 94.396 81.755 79.553 Champions group Matt Miles Desha AgriGold G4620RX 121.318 The Grow for the Green Yield Soybean Yield Challenge is funded by the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board using producer checkoff funds. The contests are administered by the Arkansas Soybean Association in cooperation with the University of Arkansas System Division Of Agriculture. Many thanks to the county extension staff and independent consultants who help producers achieve these yields and serve as harvest judges. Complete contest harvest information is available on the websites of the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board and the Arkansas Soybean Association. This file contains production information on contests since 1999. For additional information on the soybean yield contests in Arkansas, please contact the Arkansas Soybean Promotion Board ( or Arkansas Soybean Association at 501-6661418 or [email protected] Information will also be available on both websites and ###

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