Ohio: Weather Outlook for the 2018 Growing Season

🕔Mar 6, 2018La Nina, cooling of the eastern equatorial Pacific Ocean waters, remains in place and is classified as a weak La Nina. This means many other things will ultimately impact our […]

Ohio: Soybean Planting… How Early Is Too Early?

🕔Mar 6, 2018Soybean planting date is absolutely critical to maximize yield (in most years and environments). Over the past few years, we’ve participated in a North Central Soybean Research Program (NCSRP) funded […]

Ohio: Dicamba – Deciphering Preplant Labels and Tank Mixtures

🕔Mar 6, 2018Dicamba can have a good fit in spring preplant burndown programs, especially for control of overwintered marestail in fields not treated the previous fall. We typically recommend a preplant burndown […]

Ohio: Get Your Fertilizer Certification Before Planting Begins

🕔Mar 6, 2018Ohio is now seeing full implementation of Ohio’s Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification regulation. The regulation was result of Senate Bill 150, which can be found here and here. The 2014 […]

Ohio Crops: Do You Know Your Production Cost?

🕔Feb 21, 2018Which number is closest to your total direct and overhead cost of production per bushel of corn: $3.08, $4.17, or $6.21? Do you know? Forty-two farms completed their 2016 farm […]

Ohio Soybeans: Bin Run Seed – 5 Important Considerations

🕔Feb 20, 2018With lower prices and higher input costs in todays soybean farming operations, some farmers are looking where to shave a few dollars off their costs of farming. Based on the […]

Ohio Soybeans: Eliminating Marestail as Postemergence Herbicide Determiner

🕔Feb 20, 2018Soybean herbicide systems have evolved back to a fairly high level of complexity to deal with the herbicide resistance we have in various broadleaf weeds. By the time we use […]

Ohio Soybeans: Participate in Production Survey, Get $40

🕔Jan 23, 2018I am continuing a third year of a State‐Wide Project aimed at generating some baseline producer data on current soybean management practices in Ohio’s production systems. This project is funded […]

Ohio: Dicamba – Don’t Forget New Mandatory Training

🕔Jan 23, 2018Following the problems with off-target movement of the new dicamba formulations, XtendiMax, Engenia, and FeXapan, last summer, the USEPA mandated a number of label changes, and also designated these products […]

Ohio Corn: What Causes Variability in Grain Protein Levels?

🕔Jan 9, 2018We’ve recently heard comments and questions concerning the varying levels of grain protein levels being found in shelled corn. Some feed companies have reported seeing many samples in the upper […]

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