Soybean Checkoff Research
New H2Ohio Incentive Program Helps Improve Water Quality
“Improving Ohio’s water quality is incredibly important,” – Governor Mike DeWine.
H2Ohio, Looking Back and Looking Ahead
“Under the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, Ohio is committed to reducing our total phosphorus (P) and dissolved reactive phosphorus (DRP), by 40%.” – Joy Mulinex
Lessons from the past to grow the future
We know a lot about soil physics and chemistry, but the biology of the soils is something we still don’t know a lot about. – Hans Kok
2020 Ohio No-till Council’s Winter Conference
By Dusty Sonnenberg, CCA, Ohio Field Leader: a project of the Ohio Soybean Council and soybean checkoff The 2020 Ohio No-till Council’s Winter Conference went …
December Producer Meetings
Winter is officially “Meeting Season” for many of Ohio’s top producers.
New H2Ohio Program Offered
The H2Ohio Water Quality Incentive Program will offer a one-time payment of $2,000 per acre for new Lake Erie CREP wetlands and forested riparian buffers (buffer strip with trees) to help improve water quality in the Lake Erie watershed.
Cover Crop Management
Annual ryegrass and cereal rye reduce soybean cyst nematodes 80-90% if planted early in the fall when soil temperatures are above 50 degrees F.
The Smell of Rain and Microbes
Healthy soils have more oxygen and have a sweeter aroma due to healthy microbes.