Narrow rows may lift bean yield
Soybean row spacing: What is optimum for today’s production systems? Row spacing used by soybean farmers in Iowa has varied from 6 to 40 inches. What row spacing should you consider if you are contemplating buying a new planter for soybeans? Can narrower row spacing improve yield and profitability?
This article is published as Licht, M. 2012. Narrow rows may lift bean yield. Wallaces Farmer. Farm Progress, Chicago, IL. Posted with permission.