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Crop Performance Testing

View archived reports including data from 2003 - 2017 (when available) in the SDSU Extension Publications Archive.

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SDSU Extension Hosts Crop Performance Tours for Wheat, Oats & Field Peas

June 13, 2019

SDSU Extension will host summer tours of winter and spring wheat, oat and field pea crop performance trials across central & western South Dakota in June and early July. SDSU plant breeders, field staff and SDSU Extension staff will be available at all locations to answer questions and look at samples.

Corn, Soybean, Wheat, Crop Management, Crop Performance Testing, Crop Treatments


2017-2018 Multi-State Organic Oat Variety Trial Results

The tight production margins currently present in agriculture have increased interest in growing organic oats.

A sprawling sorghum field ready for harvest

Sorghum Trial Results

In 2018, sorghum trials were conducted in 3 locations in South Dakota.

sunflower field

Sunflower Hybrid Variety Trial Results

In 2018, oilseed hybrid sunflower trials were planted at five locations in South Dakota.

A sprawling green field of field pea plantings

Field Pea Variety Trial Results

In 2018, field pea trials were planted at four locations in South Dakota.


Oat Variety Trial Results

In 2018, oat trials were planted at eight locations in South Dakota.

soybean pods

Soybean Variety Trial Results

13 location reports are available for soybean, conventional soybean and liberty link soybean crop performance testing results.

corn field with sunrise in the background

Corn Hybrid Trial Results

In 2018, corn and corn silage were conducted at seven locations throughout South Dakota.

wheat field

Wheat Variety Trial Results

The 2019 wheat reports include winter wheat data from 11 locations and regional summaries.