Research Projects

What is vertical tillage?

“The definition of vertical tillage is unique to each individual. There are a lot of variations.” – Doug Martin, G.M., Paul Martin & Sons.

Ohio Field Leader Soybean Conservation Practices

Phytophthora sojae survey by the numbers

“Resistance genes are ideal because they are easy to breed into the soybean. The downside is that the pathogen can easily overcome the single resistance.” – Linda Weber, OARDC Plant Pathology

The Blanchard River Watershed Network conducts in-field research and serves as a conservation resource for farmers in Ohio

Ohio State Report Evaluates Options for Reducing Lake Erie’s Harmful Algal Blooms

“There’s a lot of edge-of-field work going on that identifies successful practices in single fields. But when we scale up and ask how many of those practices need to be adopted over a wide area like the Maumee River watershed, that’s where we turn to our models.” – Jay Martin

Figuring Out the 2019 Lessons Learned

What occurred is a giant, unplanned and involuntary trial conducted by Ohio corn and soybean farmers this year.” – Elizabeth Hawkins, OSU Extension, Agronomic Systems Field Specialist.

Correcting compaction infractions below the surface

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

Ohio Field Leader Farm Precision Technology

Planning early is a key to effective on-farm research

“If you have a plan, you will be more likely to implement it when you go to the field.” – Elizabeth Hawkins, OSU Extension, Agronomic Systems Field Specialist.

Ohio Field Leader Tips for Soybean Marketing

Lackluster soybean yields for 2019

“This year the excessive wet, followed by the dry also had a huge impact,” – Laura Lindsey, Ohio State University Extension soybean specialist

Farmer scouting soybean fields in the fall.

Soybean research addresses some of the challenges of 2019

 “Planting date is still the number one factor that influences soybean yield.” – Laura Lindsey, Ohio State University Extension soybean specialist

Soybean Cyst Nematode Coalition Ohio Soybean Checkoff Research

2019 Ohio Soybean Performance Trials

“The lowest yield was 25 bu/ac, and the highest was 76 bu/ac.” – Laura Lindsey, OSU Extension Soybean and Small Grains Specialist

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