Soybean Checkoff Research
Fall Slug and Vole Control
By James Hoorman, Hoorman Soil Health Services Slugs and voles are becoming major problems on some farms. One farmer lost 80 acres to slugs, another …
Understanding Genes and the Environment
Farmers can see this relationship when they plant the same seed in different fields with different soil types, and the crop expresses itself differently.
“The purpose of the high yield plots is to get outside our comfort zone and try different things, then work backwards with the results to see what can practically be applied to our traditional research.” – Travis Burnett, Becks Field Agronomist
Overwintering Cover Crops & Small Grains
Adding overwintering cover crops and small grains also increases crop and soil diversity to improve soil health.
Ohio State welcomes two new soybean pathologists
Adapted from C.O.R.N 2021-28 Dr. Horacio Lopez-Nicora and Dr. Mitch Roth. Dr. Lopez-Nicora and Dr. Roth both started as Assistant Professors in the Department of …
Cover Crop Mixes, the more species the better
“My advice to anyone interested in growing cover crops is to take them seriously and plant them with the same attention that you would your corn or soybeans.” – Matt Burkholder, Farmer Advocate for Conservation, Allen County
Scouting for Soybean Aphids
Soybean aphids have always been around Ohio, but it has been a while since we have had many fields with high populations.
Management is key to a successful conservation farming operation
The more enterprises the farm has, the more important the management becomes.