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Follow Kip Cullers, a Purdy, Mo., farmer known for his bin-busting soybean yields, Farm Journal Field Agronomist Ken Ferrie and Farm Journal Machinery Editor Margy Fischer as they travel to Brazil to learn more about the country's soybean production.
Near Capadao do Ceu, in the state of Gaois, seven machines owned by the Maraney Farms total 240’ of a cutting swath. It’s their goal to harvest 750 acres/day. Today, they farm more than 13,000 acres. In the area of the field where they’ve already harvested, you can see planters running planting corn.
What are typical yields for corn and soybeans per hectare?