• Weed Prevention & Herbicide Planning

    Preventing weeds while preserving herbicide and trait technology requires thinking through several factors, including weed biology and environmental impact. Get expert insights to support your plan.

  • Ag Equipment Innovations

    Upgrading farm equipment requires substantial investment, but also pay off through efficiency and maximizing inputs. Learn about some of the latest innovations.

  • Dig Into Cover Crops

    Cover crops are a great way to enhance soil health, maintain fertility and improve overall plant performance. Find out how to get started growing them for the next season.

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 …

Field Leader Soybean Performance Plot Trial Highlights for 2018

Key Insights From the 2018 Ohio Soybean Trials

Each year, researchers from The Ohio State University (OSU) collaborate with seed companies to conduct soybean performance plot trials. Their goal is to give farmers …

Ohio Field Leader Tips for Soybean Marketing

Tips for Soybean Marketing

It takes substantial planning and decision-making to grow a successful crop, and it’s important to be just as strategic when selling it. Shifts in global …

Sprayer Cleanout Tips Ohio Field Leader

Properly Winterizing Sprayers Can Help Mitigate Costly Problems Next Spring

This is a busy time of year for many farmers, but taking time to winterize your sprayer now can payoff in avoiding problems next spring.  Without proper …

Soybean Aphid Ohio Soybean Checkoff Research

Developing Resistant Cultivars Using Virus Induced Gene Silencing

Developing new soybean cultivars resistant to disease and pests is not an easy endeavor. It often entails years of careful work to tease out the …

Farm Nutrient Management Data Ohio Soybean Checkoff Research

Using Data To Illustrate Nutrient Management Efforts

Nutrient management is an important aspect of soybean farming, because knowing when and how much of a fertilizer to apply is key to high yields. …

YOUR CHECKOFF HELPS KEEP YOU AT THE CUTTING EDGE

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 Leaders, 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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