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Crop Performance Testing

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

All Crop Performance Testing Content

oats

Oat Variety Trial Results

In 2021, oat trials were planted at 7 locations and a regional summary in South Dakota.

A sprawling green field of field pea plantings

Field Pea Variety Trial Results

In 2021, field pea and chickpea trials were planted at one location in South Dakota.

sunflower field

Sunflower Hybrid Variety Trial Results

In 2021, sunflower trials were planted at three locations in South Dakota.

A sprawling sorghum field ready for harvest

Sorghum Trial Results

In 2021, sorghum trials were conducted in 3 locations in South Dakota.

corn field with sunrise in the background

Corn Hybrid Trial Results

In 2021, corn hybrid was conducted at eight location, conventional corn hybrid and corn silage were conducted at two locations throughout South Dakota.

soybean pods

Soybean Variety Trial Results

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

wheat field

Spring Wheat Variety Trial Results

The 2021 spring wheat reports include data from 11 locations with regional summaries.

A field of green winter wheat.

Winter Wheat Variety Trial Results

The 2021 winter wheat reports include data from 11 locations with regional summaries.

green plant growing in a field with small grains growing on the ends

Proso Millet Trial Results

In 2020, proso millet trials were conducted in 1 location in South Dakota.

Red combine harvesting corn at an SDSU Extension CPT plot.

Using Data for Better Seed Selection

As harvest wraps up across the region, winter preparation and planning for next year begins. Yield trial results are a key component when making sound seed selection decisions.