Verhoff Earns USB Fellowship Award

While The Ohio State University is most often noted for its football team, the United Soybean Board (USB) is much more interested in the team of researchers working in the lab to find solutions for Ohio farmers.   Stephanie Verhoff, a graduate student in the translational plant sciences PhD program at Ohio State, was recently

$3.5 Million Invested by Ohio Grain Farmers in Water Quality Research and Education

Since 2011, Ohio’s leading corn, soybean and wheat checkoff organizations have invested nearly $3.5 million dollars in research and education to address the water quality challenges faced by farmers and all Ohioans. That investment continues as the Ohio Corn Marketing Program (OCMP), Ohio Small Grains Marketing Program (OSGMP) and Ohio Soybean Council (OSC) have recently

Late Summer is Time to Watch Insect Pressure

Cultivating a successful crop while relying so heavily on the whims of the weather is an amazing feat in itself. Unfortunately weather is only one of the variables faced by soybean farmers who plant millions of seeds in the ground each spring in hopes there will be no interference in the growing season. In the

OARDC Agronomy In-service: March 5 and 6, 2015

The 2015 Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) agronomy in-service is scheduled for March 5 and 6, 2015 on the OARDC campus of The Ohio State University in Wooster. Mark your calendars. This in-service, which is offered every other year, is designed to give Extension Educators and Certified Crop Advisors up-to-date and hands-on training

Showing the World Your Quality

Survey gives farmers chance to aid soy sales efforts This fall, U.S. soybean farmers have the opportunity to help increase demand for U.S. soy by sharing just a small sandwich-bag-sized clump of your soybeans. Researchers are now accepting U.S. soybean samples, which they’ll analyze for protein, oil and other quality components. The results provide the