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Technical Notes: U.S. Soybean Quality Related to Costs and Benefits of Soybean Cleaning
Applied Engineering in Agriculture
  • Charles R. Hurburgh, Jr., Iowa State University
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Article
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Published Version
Publication Date
1-1-1996
Abstract
oybean quality reports identify that foreign material (FM) levels of southern soybeans were 1 to 2 percentage points greater than FM levels of midwestern soybeans. The 1 to 2 percentage point protein advantage of southern soybeans offsets the FM differences for domestic processors. Random blending of midwestern soybeans with southern soybeans normally produces export soybeans having nearly 2% FM without net removal of cleanings and contributes $20 million or more to net soybean handling margins.
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This article is from Applied Engineering in Agriculture 12 (1996): 379–382. Posted with Permission.

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American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers
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en
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Citation Information
Charles R. Hurburgh. "Technical Notes: U.S. Soybean Quality Related to Costs and Benefits of Soybean Cleaning" Applied Engineering in Agriculture Vol. 12 Iss. 3 (1996) p. 379 - 382
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/charles_hurburgh/46/