Soybean Checkoff Research
Spring Planting Decisions
If it stays dry this spring, it may be advantageous to minimize or eliminate surface tillage this year. – James Hoorman, Hoorman Soil Health Services
Healthy Plants Create Healthy Soils
When plants are healthy, they transmit more energy into the soil in the form of root exudates and sugars to feed the microbes.
Planting Green: The Effects on Weed Control and Soybean Yield
By Dusty Sonnenberg, CCA, Ohio Field Leader: a project of the Ohio Soybean Council and soybean checkoff. Weed control is one of the major challenges …
Practices that Promote Birds, Bees, and Butterflies
The annual value of insect pollinated crops is $29 billion per year and about 80% of flowering plants need pollinators to survive.
Plant Nutrient Availability
Nutrients can also be classified as how mobile they are in plant tissue.
What is a Drought?
“Drought is not typically assigned in the winter months due to cooler temperatures, lower evaporation rates, and not having growing crops.”
Building Soil Carbon
Building soil carbon is dependent upon temperature, moisture, vegetation, tillage, soil texture, crop rotation, and microbial activity.
Virtual Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference 2021
The annual Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference (CTC) will be virtual this year.