Our weather patterns and climate are changing. Learn more about the research behind it and tips for managing its impact.


    The University of Missouri recently published research findings on dicamba. Find out how it could affect your farm.

  • A New Soil Health System is on the Horizon

    Learn about a new system that will help farmers test their soil health and how local Ohio research provides global benefits.

New Findings From Dicamba Research

The University of Missouri has released five key learnings from dicamba research they’ve conducted over the past several years to inform growers using the Xtend …

Field Leader Soil Health System for Farmers

How a New Soil Health Quality System Will Benefit Ohio Farmers

What if farmers could conduct a simple, low-cost test to find out how healthy their soil is and then market their crops with a soil …

Four Tips for Navigating Weather & Climate Change

Noticing our changing climate and weather patterns is one thing. Understanding the science, how it affects your farm and adjusting business strategies to manage these …

The Blanchard River Watershed Network conducts in-field research and serves as a conservation resource for farmers in Ohio

Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network Serves As Conservation Resource For Farmers

The Blanchard River Demonstration Farms Network (BRDFN) is an innovative way to gauge the true impact of crop nutrients on Ohio’s water and explore cutting-edge …

Conservation tillage research and nutrient placement Ohio Soy Field Leader

Digging Into Strip-Till and Nutrient Management Research

Strip-till is a conservation tillage method more Ohio farmers are digging into because it blends the benefits of traditional tillage with the soil health aspects …

CRISPR and genetic technology with soybean at Ohio State University Feng Qu

How CRISPR Research Can Grow New Opportunities for Soybean Farmers

CRISPR is an innovative technology that has the potential to grow new opportunities for farmers in the form of higher yielding, more robust crops that …

Herbicide Planning and Technology Tips with Mark Loux on Ohio Field Leader

Insights for Preventing Weeds and Protecting Herbicide Technology

Herbicide planning is critical for protecting crops and maximizing yields. Preventing weeds while preserving herbicide and trait technology requires strategically thinking through several factors, including …

Field Leader Explores Ag Equipment Innovations RoGator C Series Sprayer

Exploring Ag Equipment Innovations

Each season offers growers and retailers the opportunity to improve their business for the future. Upgrading farm equipment is a change that requires substantial investment, …

Ohio Field Leader Wheat Cover Crops in Farm Science Review Field

How To Get Started With Cover Crops

Productive soils are key to maximizing soybean yields and farm profitability. Cover crops are a great way to enhance soil health, maintain fertility and improve …


As farming continues to change, it’s more important than ever for growers to stay on top of the latest agronomic research, technology trends and water quality best practices. That’s why the Ohio Soybean Council developed Field Leader, an online resource to give you access to the latest soybean checkoff research and water quality information to enhance your operation.


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