Soybean Checkoff Research
Reduced Roundup (Glyphosate) Availability
Weeds become resistant when repeated spray applications occur, allowing rare genes to be passed on to the plants that survive.
Tips for Reducing Fertilizer Costs
When fertilizer soil tests are less than optimum, start by correcting your pH with lime first then address P and K fertilizer needs.
Drainage water management and winter cover crops
The majority of the farmers we talked to slightly adjust their management when utilizing controlled drainage with winter crops.
Trends in Ohio Soil Test Results
Soil test P levels have continued to decline since 2001, however the median STP is still between the critical level of 20 and the upper end of maintenance at 40 ppm.
National Farm Bill Discussions
When crop prices are high, it takes more incentives to change farming practices due to increased risk.
Soil Health, Micronutrients and Macronutrients. (Part 1)
“Most micronutrients are associated with organic matter. If there is a loss of organic matter, there is a loss of micronutrients as well.” – Jim Hoorman, Hoorman Soil Health Services
2021 Ohio Grain Farmers Symposium
The 13th annual Ohio Grain Farmers Symposium will be held this Wednesday, December 1st at the Der Dutchman in Plain City.
Putting a Value on Manure part 2
Manure should always be tested because nutrients values vary.
Putting a Value on Manure
Fertilizer prices are at their highest level in more than a decade. Manure can be an alternative to fertilizer but putting a value on manure is dependent upon how much will be around and is plant available. Animal manure varies by species, age, and nutrition.