Research Projects

Digging into Soil Compaction

“We can cause compaction in seconds, but it takes decades to repair compaction damage.” – Matthias Settler, Ag. Engineer, Bern University of Applied Sciences

Mandatory Software Updates for Deere GPS Receivers

“The 20-2 update is needed for the receivers to decode the new language and track the satellite.” – Scott Gerken, account manager for the Kenn-Feld Group.

Field Leader Explores Ag Equipment Innovations RoGator C Series Sprayer

Technologies for Improving Sprayer Field Performance and Efficiencies

By Dusty Sonnenberg, CCA, Ohio Field Leader: a project of the Ohio Soybean Council and soybean checkoff. The Ohio State University’s Precision U winter meeting …

Making Precision Ag Technology All Work Together

“If we can look all through the growing season, and identify stage gates, where farmers have to make decisions; and then we can bring this A.I. to bear, I think it changes how we look at UAV’s and the value they can bring to agriculture.” – Dr. Scott Shearer

Drone flying over an Ohio soybean field with stinger platform suspended beneath.

Agriculture’s Big Picture Through Smaller Pictures

Farmers need data that leads to decisions they can take action on. With funding through a grant from the Ohio Soybean Council, Dr. Scott Shearer, and Dr. Mark Loux began looking at how this technology could be beneficial to Ohio’s farmers.

Correcting compaction infractions below the surface

“Compaction was a huge issue this year.” – Elizabeth Hawkins, OSU Extension, Agronomic Systems Field Specialist

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

A stinger platform suspended beneath a drone used to insert sensors in the crop canopy.

How AI and Unmanned Aerial Systems Could Change the Future of Crop Scouting

OSU researchers are testing the use of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) in Ohio fields to automate the scouting process with data collected directly from the crop canopy.

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 …

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