This collective 74-acre leased farm implements applied research, demonstrates management practices for crop production, and evaluates new and sustainable crop production practices.


  • Weed control on soybeans, corn, grain sorghum and forages
  • Planting rates and dates
  • Comparisons of tillage methods
  • Factors affecting soybean cyst nematodes
  • Seed treatments
  • Fertilizer rates, sources and placement
  • Variety testing
  • Global positioning systems applications
  • Comparisons between cool-season and warm-season grasses


Variety Trial Results

2015 Soybean Results

2015 Corn Results


Annual Reports

2015 Graves-Chapple Annual Report