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Anyone running 20" row soybeans?  It's our first year in 20"; curious about the different populations guys are running

- Rick Willis, Maidstone, Ontario  @rwillis1901

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EricKaiser44:55pm via Twitter for iPhone

@rwillis1901 @OntAg Plant 130000 in 9" rows White row unit planter. In corn stalks. No tillage.

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rpbrunel4:26pm via Twitter for iPad

@rwillis1901 @OntAg we've been running 20" at 180k with air drill going down to 165-170 with planter this year. #westcdnag #ontag

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kerrylunn4:02pm via Twitter for iPhone

@rwillis1901 @OntAg I ran 20 inch before going to 30" and best for me was 156k

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SandraEMartin3:36pm via Twitter for BlackBerry

@rwillis1901 @OntAg Hubs wants to know what variety? His dad usually runs 12" or 14" rows#swOntAg

I plant 21" rows with a JD max merge 2 planter with the kinze bean brush units, have tried populations from 150000 - 200000, magic number seems to be 165000-170000,  yields from 45 - 65 bu/ac, all depending on mother nature. this is on a clay soil north of Ailsa Craig. this year was a pop of 180000 and rain 53.5 bu/ac

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