Battle for the Belt
Which crop should be planted first, corn or soybean? We will address these questions (and more!) weekly during the growing season with a series of short videos. Watch Episode 1 here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N0U2vPdtEVc https://agcrops.osu.edu/news ...
Weather Update: Transitioning to Spring: Will Spring-like Weather Continue?
Summary Not to be outdone by January, February temperatures have been much above normal as well. Figure 1 shows that much of the state will end the month with temperatures about 5-10°F above the long-term average (1991-2020). Locations such as Dayton and ...
Producing Wheat in 15-Inch Rows
Growers are interested in wide-row wheat production due to reductions in equipment inventory (lack of grain drill) and to allow intercropping of soybean into wheat. Wheat row spacing work conducted during the 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 growing seasons indic ...
When planting at the proper time and into soil that is not too wet, seed should be planted 1.5-inches deep. Row width should be 6 to 8 inches. Planting by bushels per acre is very inaccurate due to variability in seed size from year to year and from one v ...
Insect pests in soybean are sporadic but can be yield-limiting when their populations do build. It is difficult to predict when and where insects may become a problem in soybean, so regular scouting is important. Timely foliar insecticide applications at ...
Time to stock up on nozzles now! But do you know which one to buy?
This is the time of the year you must complete shopping for nozzles because the spraying season is just around the corner. Although nozzles are some of the least expensive components of a sprayer, they hold a high value in their ability to influence spray ...
Please Participate! Using Data-Driven Knowledge For Profitable Soybean Management Systems
Help us help you grow more profitable soybeans through the power of data science. Soybean agronomists are developing an app to help you make decisions in real time. The more data we collect, the more accurate the tool will be. (And…the more data we have f ...
Reminder: Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference March 14-15 in Ada
The Conservation Tillage & Technology Conference (CTC) will be held in- person March 14-15 at Ohio Northern University in Ada. The first day of this year’s conference will feature David Hula, four-time winner of the National Corn Growers Association Y ...
Double Crop Sunflower in Ohio, is it an Option?
In addition to double cropping with forages and double cropping with wheat and soybean, other alternatives may become feasible within the crop system. In 2022, three field experiments were established to study sunflowers’ viability as a double crop after ...
2023 Corn College and Soybean School Recordings Available
Did you miss our Corn College and Soybean School webinar? We have you covered! Check out the AgCrops Team YouTube channel for all the recordings: go.osu.edu/cornsoy You can also find a pdf of the presentation slides on the AgCrops Team website (https://ag ...