Root Brothers Farm wins state soybean yield contest

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 11 January 2020 at 10:18 am

ALBION – Root Brothers Farm in Albion has won the New York State soybean contest with a yield of 80.56 bushels per acre.

Root Brothers grew the top yield with a FS HiSoy seed, number HS 18X70.

Verratti Farms in Gasport had the second and third highest yields in the state, with entries of 76.40 bushels and 74.56.

Root Brothers Farm is the second farm in Orleans County to win a yield contest in the state in 2019.

Adam Kirby of Albion won the corn yield competition with an entry of 277.44 bushels per acre.

For more information on the competitions, click here.

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