Research Projects

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Growing a crop for a specialty market

“When farmers consider business agreements to contract the production of I.P. crops, it is important to understand why the buyer is paying a premium for the product they are raising. It helps to understand the risk and better calculate the costs and returns accurately.” – Fred Pond, Pond Seeds, Van Wert, OH

Organic Soybean Production and Weed Control

“If a farmer is going to be successful with organics, they must be committed to the system.” – Dave Shively, Organic Farmer

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

Ohio Field Leader Soybean Conservation Practices

High Oleic Soybean Opportunity for Ohio Farmers in 2020

Specialty soybean contracts in Ohio will offer a profit boost to farmers through 2020 premium incentives.

Get the Latest Ohio Agronomy Guide

A lot can change in 12 years. That’s why the 2005 edition of the Ohio Agronomy Guide was revised to offer up-to-date guidelines for planting …

Production Area Does Not Affect Phosphorus Digestibility in Soybean Meal

Research at the University of Illinois is helping to determine the effect of growing conditions on the nutritional value of soybean meal. Read more here.

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