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Ohio Field Leader How to Select Soybean Seed

Manage Soybeans to Push Profits

By Pamela Smith, DTN Crops Technology Editor DECATUR, Ill. (DTN) — Taking soybean production to the next level requires a different thought process. DTN asked …

Manage Soybeans All Season Long, Season-Long Game Plan Pushes Soybeans Through Biology

“With favorable market prices and pricey nitrogen pressuring corn and cotton acres, soybeans are in the spotlight this year.” – Kris Ehler, Farmer, Thomasboro, Illinois.

Soil Health Indicators

The Natural Resource Conservation Service suggests evaluating these seven soil health indicators.

Ohio Agriculture Conservation Initiative Assessment Survey Report reveals conservation progress

“Our assessment survey shows us that farmers in the Lower Maumee Watershed are taking conservation practices and their stewardship of the land seriously,” said Kris Swartz, farmer and Chair, Ohio Agriculture Conservation Initiative.

H2Ohio producers eligible for next phase of program incentives

Producers must have an approved VNMP on file with their local Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) to be eligible to sign up for more practices.

Conservation Tillage Conference 2022

“The two-day event is designed to provide opportunities “for farmers and crop consultants to learn about the latest technology and practices for conserving soil and improving water quality and how that can boost their financial bottom line while conserving their soils.”- Randall Reeder

Understanding Soil Phosphorus

In an optimal system with good soil health, the need for P fertilizer may be greatly diminished.

Building Soil Carbon

Understanding the carbon cycle is the first step to effectively building soil organic matter.

Reduced Roundup (Glyphosate) Availability

Weeds become resistant when repeated spray applications occur, allowing rare genes to be passed on to the plants that survive.

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