We observed an enhancement in net profits of $20.00 per acre in our soybeans for the 3 year period. In 2009, 2011 & 2012 when an application of a fungicide and insecticide was made at growth stage R3, greater profits were realized.
Fungicidal and Insecticide Treatment on Soybeans_____________
Post Soybean Treatment* Yield (Bu/A) _____$/A_____
Fungicide Insecticide 3 Yr. Average Cost Net
Quadris @ 8 oz/A Warrior II @ 1.6 oz/A 59.2 20.00 20.30
None None 56.1 —– —– ____
*R3 growth stage Source: Twin State, Inc.
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