Soybean Checkoff Research
Putting a Value on Manure
Fertilizer prices are at their highest level in more than a decade. Manure can be an alternative to fertilizer but putting a value on manure is dependent upon how much will be around and is plant available. Animal manure varies by species, age, and nutrition.
Agricultural Microbiological Products
Planting cover crops, using no-till, improving drainage, and adding moderate amounts of manure or compost can greatly increase agricultural microbiological product efficacy.
All things working together
“The goal is not only the plant diversity, but also the economics.” – Greg McGlinch, Darke Co.
Biological Buffering of Nitrogen
Building soil organic matter (SOM) and improving soil health improves N use efficiency.
Fall Soil Fertility Sampling
Fertilizer Recommendations are based on a 0 to 8-inch soil sample.
Collect Fall Soil Samples for SCN
The field SCN numbers will determine the best management strategy.
Ohio Agriculture Conservation Initiative presents priorities and progress to Ohio Senate
A pilot survey has been conducted in the Lower Maumee Watershed that included more than 450 farm fields.
Take the Test to Beat the Pest
Resistance to SCN remains the most effective management strategy when rotating to a non-host crop is not an option.
Preble County Yield Results Available
By Laura Lindsey and Allen Geyer, Adapted from C.O.R.N. 2021-37 Three out of six of the 2021 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial locations have been harvested, …