Soybean Checkoff Research
Taking care of the land and crops
“There is always something you can improve.” – Brad Haas, Wood County, Ohio
A 2020 Virtual Crop Tour
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Ohio Ag Net and Ohio’s Country Journal crop tour is moving to a virtual experience for 2020!
Field to Lake Field Day in Paulding County
“Those roots went down to the water, and the structures held enough back in those areas to be noticeable.” – Don Johnson, Paulding County Farmer
Soil Health Principles
It is often stated that “Soil health is a journey, not a destination!” so implementing these principles takes time and is never ending. – James Hoorman, Hoorman Soil Health Services
Accurate crop staging is important to time management practices in the field.
Waste management really not that different for the city and the farm
“All fields must be approved for application based on a submitted soil test, the crop requirements and applications must be at an agronomic rate.” – David Pike, Wastewater Treatment Plant Supervisor, City of Napoleon
Late Summer Early Fall Cover Crops
“For best results, oats and barley need to be planted by the end of September or early October, but cereal rye is very hardy and planted later since germination starts at 32 degrees F.” – James Hoorman, Hoorman Soil Health Services