Research Projects

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 …

Tank Mixing and Double Crop Soybeans Ohio Soybean Checkoff Research

Tank Mixes and Double Cropping: Do They Increase Yields?

In the quest for high soybean yields, it may be tempting to tank mix an insecticide with a planned fungicide treatment for a single-pass application. After …

Soybean Cyst Nematode Coalition Ohio Soybean Checkoff Research

The New Soybean Cyst Nematode Coalition

Until recently, the threat from soybean cyst nematodes (SCN) seemed a thing of the past. Thanks to soybean varieties largely derived from the SCN-resistant PI88788 …

Ohio Soybean Field Leader Soybean Seed Quality

Seed Quality Issues In Soybean

Let’s face it – we’ve had historic rains in parts of Ohio during 2018 and we are now observing many late season issues that come …

Ohio Field Leader Harvest Tips for Planting Success

Three Harvest Tips To Support Planting Success

For many farmers, harvest marks the end of the growing season. They’re excited to find out how seed, inputs and management decisions paid off. Once …

Ohio Field Leader Farm Precision Technology

MEET THREE OHIO FARMERS IMPROVING FARM EFFICIENCY WITH TECHNOLOGY

Ohio is home to many innovative soybean growers who are adopting technologies to farm more efficiently and get the most out of their inputs. Three …

Ohio Field Leader How to Select Soybean Seed

How to Approach Soybean Seed Selection

Seed selection is one of the most important decisions farmers make each year. It involves reviewing the latest private and university research, paying close attention …

Farmer scouting soybean fields in the fall.

Tips for Fall Weed Management and Burndown

Managing weeds and herbicide resistance has become a year-round necessity for farmers. It starts in the spring with an herbicide plan including overlapping chemistries to …

Ohio Field Leader Soybean Palmer Amaranth

Palmer Amaranth: A Notorious Pigweed

Prevention, prevention, prevention! That’s the best advice a grower can get about controlling Palmer amaranth pigweed infestations. What makes this particular weed so hard to …

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