Soybean Checkoff Research
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
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
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.”
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.
A Manageable Pest
“The economic threshold is an average of four stinkbugs in 10 sweeps for commodity soybeans.” – Kelley Tilmon, OSU Extension Entomologist
A “dryer” soybean harvest
The challenging wet weather this spring may lead to wet soybeans for harvest this fall around Ohio.
Latta Listening Session Addressed Impacts of a Challenging 2019
By Dusty Sonnenberg, Field Leader The extensive prevented planting acres in Ohio and limited yield potential for many acres of late-planted crops have generated plenty …