Research Projects

Four Tips for Navigating Weather & Climate Change

Noticing our changing climate and weather patterns is one thing. Understanding the science, how it affects your farm and adjusting business strategies to manage these …

Conservation tillage research and nutrient placement Ohio Soy Field Leader

Digging Into Strip-Till and Nutrient Management Research

Strip-till is a conservation tillage method more Ohio farmers are digging into because it blends the benefits of traditional tillage with the soil health aspects …

CRISPR and genetic technology with soybean at Ohio State University Feng Qu

How CRISPR Research Can Grow New Opportunities for Soybean Farmers

CRISPR is an innovative technology that has the potential to grow new opportunities for farmers in the form of higher yielding, more robust crops that …

Herbicide Planning and Technology Tips with Mark Loux on Ohio Field Leader

Insights for Preventing Weeds and Protecting Herbicide Technology

Herbicide planning is critical for protecting crops and maximizing yields. Preventing weeds while preserving herbicide and trait technology requires strategically thinking through several factors, including …

Field Leader Explores Ag Equipment Innovations RoGator C Series Sprayer

Exploring Ag Equipment Innovations

Each season offers growers and retailers the opportunity to improve their business for the future. Upgrading farm equipment is a change that requires substantial investment, …

Ohio Field Leader Wheat Cover Crops in Farm Science Review Field

How To Get Started With Cover Crops

Productive soils are key to maximizing soybean yields and farm profitability. Cover crops are a great way to enhance soil health, maintain fertility and improve …

Field Leader Soybean Performance Plot Trial Highlights for 2018

Key Insights From the 2018 Ohio Soybean Trials

Each year, researchers from The Ohio State University (OSU) collaborate with seed companies to conduct soybean performance plot trials. Their goal is to give farmers …

Soybean Aphid Ohio Soybean Checkoff Research

Developing Resistant Cultivars Using Virus Induced Gene Silencing

Developing new soybean cultivars resistant to disease and pests is not an easy endeavor. It often entails years of careful work to tease out the …

Tank Mixing and Double Crop Soybeans Ohio Soybean Checkoff Research

Tank Mixes and Double Cropping: Do They Increase Yields?

In the quest for high soybean yields, it may be tempting to tank mix an insecticide with a planned fungicide treatment for a single-pass application. After …

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