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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 …

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 …

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