Soybean Checkoff Research
Drought projections do not go well with fungicide applications
Scout fields to see what is out there and at what level before investing in fungicide application.
Soybean Gall Midge
“Once the eggs hatch, the larvae feed inside the stem. Feeding damage typically occurs in late June.” – Dr. Kelley Tilmon, Associate Professor and State Specialist for field crop entomology at The Ohio State University
Are foliar fungicides plus insecticide tank mixture applications to soybeans profitable?
“Due to the low probability of a profitable response and the potential for increasing pest resistance, prophylactic applications of foliar fungicide and insecticide tank mixtures are not recommended.” Michael Staton, MSU Extension Soybean Educator
Double Crop Soybeans
Relative maturity has little effect on yield when soybeans are planted during the first three weeks of May. However, the effect can be larger for late planting. – Dr. Laura Lindsey, OSU Extension State Soybean Specialist
Soil and Water Conservation District staff are contacting current H2Ohio program applicants to update the applications for selected practices for crop years 2021, 2022, and 2023.
Ninth Circuit supports EPA’s legal authority for management of Existing Stocks Order
American growers and the public are fortunate that a proper administrative and judicial-review framework exists. – American Soybean Association
Grower Coalition files amicus brief on behalf of Soybean Farmers
“The Court should respect EPA’s expertise in managing existing stocks of formerly registered pesticide products and deny petitioners’ emergency motion.” – Amicus Brief filed by the growers coalition
Cover Crops after Wheat
“Wheat harvest may start in 3-4 weeks and it is time to order cover crop seed.” – James Hoorman, Hoorman Soil Health Services
Calcium and Manganese Deficiency
Calcium and Manganese are two soil abundant elements that are often not as plant available and may be deficient in plant cells. – James Hoorman, Hoorman Soil Health Services