Research Projects

Soybean Field

Soybean Research Recap

“Foliar fertilizer application on soybeans did not show a statistically significant yield difference.” – Laura Lindsey, OSU Extension Soybean Specialist

Overwintering of Pathogens and Insects – What do Winter Temperatures Tell Us About Next Season?

Over the years OSU Extension has developed databases of winter temperatures followed by scouting to indicate starting pathogen populations for Ohio.

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

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

Where’s the Bean? Missing Seed in Soybean Pods

“Stink bugs can often cause this type of injury to soybean seed.”

Ohio Field Leader How to Select Soybean Seed

Maintaining soybean quality after harvest

“The key to drying soybeans while maintaining quality is to use low heat and go slow.” – Bruce Wymer, vice president of food grade soybeans for Citizens Elevator, LLC.

Is a late soybean harvest in your future?

80% of harvest loss occurs at contact with the header.

Ohio Field Leader Soybean Stink Bug Identification

A Manageable Pest

“The economic threshold is an average of four stinkbugs in 10 sweeps for commodity soybeans.” – Kelley Tilmon, OSU Extension Entomologist

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