Soybean Checkoff Research
Where’s the Bean? Missing Seed in Soybean Pods
“Stink bugs can often cause this type of injury to soybean seed.”
The best weed control is a growing crop
“The earth was meant to be covered. If there is not a crop growing, nature is going to cover itself. Something is going to grow.” – Neil Badehnop, Valent USA
The top weeds for 2020
“Ideally we need to stop it before it germinates. Waterhemp will grow 1.25 inches each day after it germinates.” – Kenny Schilling, FMC Corporation
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.
To till or not to till
“Cover crops have been effective at restoring the soil over time.” – Jim Hoorman, Hoorman Soil Health Services
How much do you value your data?
“Everyone has a different philosophy when it comes to calibrating their yield monitor for harvest data.” – Matt Liskai, Greenfield Ag, Gibsonburg, Ohio
Is a late soybean harvest in your future?
80% of harvest loss occurs at contact with the header.
A heavy handful of soil: Considerations for fallow fields
“The 2019 growing season has negatively affected mycorrhizae levels.” – Stephanie Karhoff, OSU Extension Educator, Williams County
What Checkoff-Funded Research Means for Your Bottom Line
Local experts in crop and soil health work throughout the year to fine-tune soybean farming strategies to combat your toughest challenges. However, that’s not the …