Repairing the Soil After a Record-Setting 2019

By Dusty Sonnenberg, Field Leader It is no secret that 2019 will go down in the history books as one of the most challenging years …

High Lake Erie Water Levels Creating Unique Challenges for Farmers

By Dusty Sonnenberg, Field Leader Reaching the “high water mark” in someone’s career is something most folks love to talk about, but for Mike Gonya …

Soybean plants in the field.

Research Exploring the Benefit of Cover Crops in Continuous Soybeans

In recent years, cover crops have gained popularity as a sustainable tool to use for enhancing soil health and plant performance in crop rotation sequences. …

Soybean pod.

Recommendations for Double Cropping Soybeans

This year has been uniquely challenging, but in more typical seasons when planting is timely and the conditions are right, double cropping can be a …

Three Ways Research Helps Farmers Manage Diseases

Each growing season has its challenges, and this one is no different. Ohio farmers who planted crops late need to focus on making those yields …

Lake Erie shoreline in Ohio.

Ohio Farmers Work to Conserve Ohio’s Water Quality

Farmers in northwest Ohio are continuing to find innovative ways to protect the water quality of Lake Erie and improve the lives of the communities …

Ohio Field Leader Soybean Pollinators

Ohio Soybean Fields Are Home to a Surprisingly High Number of Bees

Soybean fields, with their large expanses of uniform green plants, seem an unlikely habitat for bees and other pollinator insects. The tiny white or purple …

Farm Nutrient Management Data Ohio Soybean Checkoff Research

Sign Up For Western Lake Erie Basin Nutrient Management Assistance Programs

The Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) announced a second sign-up period for programs in the Western Lake Erie Basin funded by the passage of Ohio …

Field Leader Offers Tips for Managing Tough Ohio Pests Including Mexican Bean Beetles

Managing Insecticide Resistance and Scouting Insights for Tough Ohio Pests

Insecticide resistance in soybeans is a growing problem in the Midwest. In South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota, research sponsored by state checkoffs and …

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