Soybean Checkoff Research
Vegetative and Reproductive Plant Growth
Drought has had a negative effect on both vegetative and reproductive growth. – James Hoorman, Hoorman Soil Health Services
A shocking solution to weed control
“I have not run into a weed that is electric resistant, like the ones that are herbicide resistant.” – Seth Stutzman
Drought and Herbicide Carryover
Applying a postemergence herbicide late in the summer, even with a short half-life may cause problems.
Virtual Ohio No-Till Field Day Panel Discussion (Part 3 of 3)
“For cover crops to work for a farmer, it is going to need to be nimble and easy to use. Everyone needs to find what works for their operation.” – Fred Yoder
Virtual Ohio No-Till Field Day Panel Discussion (Part 2 of 3)
“Our biggest challenge has been due to our corn-soybean rotation, there is not a lot of time in the fall to get a cover crop established after harvest.” – Martha Winters
Virtual Ohio No-Till Field Day Panel Discussion (Part 1 of 3)
No-till is a management tool. No-till takes patience, management and perseverance. – Fred Yoder
Preharvest Herbicide Treatments
Preharvest herbicide treatments are primarily intended to suppress/kill and dessicate weeds that can make harvest more difficult.
Sowing Cover Crops
Late summer and early fall (August 1-Mid-September) is a great time to sow cover crops.