Soybean Checkoff Research
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.
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
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
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.
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
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