Top Things for Farmers to Know About Checkoff Dollars Invested in Research

Alabama Soybean Producers, a division of Alabama Farmers Federation, invests in production research to support farmers throughout the state who produce soybeans. Research projects address genetics, nutrients, soil health, pest pressure and control, water management, and more, all to support Alabama soybean farmers yield and profitability.

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Soybean Division is composed of farmers throughout the state who produce soybeans as part or all of their livelihoods. Soybeans have been grown for thousands of years as food for millions of people around the earth and as a feed ingredient for the livestock industry. But there is more to this familiar legume than just the simple bean we have come to take for granted.

Top Research Funding Areas

- Nutrient Management
- Disease, Insect and Weed Control
- Water Management
- Soybean Breeding

Top Areas of Research Critical to the Future of Alabama's Soybean Production

- Soil Health
- Technology
- Pest Control
- Additional Uses for Soybeans
- Developing Sustainable, Resilient Production Systems to Mitigate Climate Change

Recent Innovative Research Projects

- Amount and Timing of Nitrogen Release from Poultry Litter in Soybeans
- Drone Image Assessment to Improve Variable Rate Irrigation
- Investigation of Low Nutrient Concentrations in High-Yielding Soybeans
- Decision Support Tool for Phosphorus...