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Ohio Field Leader How to Select Soybean Seed

Maintaining soybean quality after harvest

“The key to drying soybeans while maintaining quality is to use low heat and go slow.” – Bruce Wymer, vice president of food grade soybeans for Citizens Elevator, LLC.

To till or not to till

“Cover crops have been effective at restoring the soil over time.” – Jim Hoorman, Hoorman Soil Health Services

How much do you value your data?

“Everyone has a different philosophy when it comes to calibrating their yield monitor for harvest data.” – Matt Liskai, Greenfield Ag, Gibsonburg, Ohio

Is a late soybean harvest in your future?

80% of harvest loss occurs at contact with the header.

A heavy handful of soil: Considerations for fallow fields

“The 2019 growing season has negatively affected mycorrhizae levels.” – Stephanie Karhoff, OSU Extension Educator, Williams County

Building Your Farm’s Weather Resilience For a Stronger 2020

Weather has always been one of the most variable factors in farming, but 2019 has been an extreme example. Heavy rains. Flooding. Storms. Tornadoes. While …

Ohio Field Leader Soybean Conservation Practices

Do you know your number?

“SCN can reduce yield without the plants showing symptoms.” – Dr. Anne Dorrance, Plant Pathologist, The Ohio State University

Ohio Field Leader Soybean Stink Bug Identification

A Manageable Pest

“The economic threshold is an average of four stinkbugs in 10 sweeps for commodity soybeans.” – Kelley Tilmon, OSU Extension Entomologist

Ohio Field Leader Soybean Crop

How long do we have for late planted soybeans to mature?

“The concerns about frost limiting soybean potential in northern Ohio this year are warranted.” – Greg LaBarge, Ohio State University Extension

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