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PCT Plot Trials to Provide Customers With Local, Real-World Data

Growers are seeking ways to produce healthy, productive crops with consistent results. Plot trials are a great way to gather information and see how products perform…
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Addressing the Challenge of Crop Residue

No-till has become a standard management practice across Ohio, improving yields, crop performance and providing a variety of benefits for farmers, the land and environment. By…
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Late Season Diseases of Soybeans

Sudden Death Syndrome Identification: Cut the soybean stem in half to determine if the plant has Sudden Death Syndrome (SDS), because it can be confused with…
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Fall weed control is a valuable pass

An important practice in this area is fall applied weed control for troublesome perennial, winter annual and spring annual weeds.┬áIt is one of the most valuable…
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Don’t let your soybean field retreat too easily

The death of a soybean plant follows a pre-determined path. You first notice a few yellow leaves on plants. Then several more yellow leaves follow with…
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Learning about nutrient availability from tile lines

As wet weather continues this season, the positions of tile lines are abundantly clear. Crops over those lines are darker, larger and more robust than crops…
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The role of boron in plants

Boron is thought to play important roles in cell wall synthesis and sugar transport. As such, it affects cell wall strength and resistance to disease, as…
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The importance of foliar nutrition in soybeans

Foliar fertilization of soybeans is a critical step in achieving greater yields. In recent years, we have burnt the proverbial candle at both ends when it…
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The other livestock on your farm

In a healthy soil a small sample the size of the tip of your little finger or about 1 gram of soil contains about 10 billion…
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