Ohio Wheat: 3 Planting Considerations for 2019 Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019With the autumn rapidly approaching, wheat planting is likely to begin soon. Planting after the Hessian fly free date remains the best chance to avoid issues with insects and diseases, […]

Ohio Soybeans: How Will Wet Weather Affect Stands? Jun 25, 2019

🕔Jun 25, 2019Saturated soils after soybean planting can cause uneven emergence and stand reductions of varying extent depending on the stage of the soybean plant and other environmental factors including temperature and […]

Ohio Soybeans: Recommendations for Late Planted Crops May 8, 2019

🕔May 8, 2019Persistent wet weather is likely to push soybean planting into late May-early June in many areas of the state. Late planting reduces the cultural practice options for row spacing, seeding […]

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Reasons to Inoculate When Switching from Alfalfa May 1, 2019

🕔May 1, 2019Alfalfa stands were negatively affected by this winter’s weather. Some farmers may be converting their alfalfa fields to soybean. Does the soybean seed need to be inoculated? While there is […]

Ohio Soybeans: Effect of Relative Maturity on Grain Yield Apr 16, 2019

🕔Apr 16, 2019Fall 2018 was extremely wet, and as a result, small grain and cover crops throughout the state were planted late. Some farmers are interested in planting soybeans with an earlier […]

Soybeans: Variable Seeding Rates – Maximizing Performance Feb 5, 2019

🕔Feb 5, 2019The majority of new planters are capable of variable rate seeding (VRS), or planting different amounts of seed in predetermined zones within a field based on a “prescription.” For VRS […]

Ohio: 2018 on Track to Be 3rd Wettest on Record Dec 20, 2018

🕔Dec 20, 2018The soggy truth? Ohio had a really wet year. After an exceptionally rainy fall in Ohio, the state is on track to have its third wettest year ever, said Aaron […]

Ohio Wheat: Delayed Planting – What Should You Do? Oct 16, 2018

🕔Oct 16, 2018Wet weather has delayed wheat planting in many areas of the state. Generally, the best time to plant wheat is the 10-day period starting the day after the fly-free-safe date.  […]

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Steps for Estimating Yields Jul 31, 2018

🕔Jul 31, 2018To estimate soybean yield, four yield components need to be considered: plants per acre, pods per plant, seeds per pod, and seeds per pound (seed size).  A printable worksheet to […]

Ohio Soybeans: 4 Seedling Issues – Identifying What Happened Jun 12, 2018

🕔Jun 12, 2018It seemed to take forever this spring, but hopefully all of your soybeans are planted – for the first and only time.  Ohio’s biggest challenge is replanting; it is costly […]

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