Research Projects

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

Ohio Field Leader Harvest Tips for Planting Success

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 …

Field Leader Offers Tips for Managing Tough Ohio Pests Including Mexican Bean Beetles

Managing Insecticide Resistance and Scouting Insights for Tough Ohio Pests

Insecticide resistance in soybeans is a growing problem in the Midwest. In South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota, research sponsored by state checkoffs and …

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