Ohio Small Grains Checkoff


We realize that research is fundamental when providing farmers with the tools needed to increase efficiency and reduce their environmental impact. We are dedicated to investing checkoff dollars in research that will enhance productivity. Below are recent research projects funded by your checkoff dollars.

On-Field Ohio, Dr. Libby Dayton:

Evaluation and revision of the Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index, a USDA tool that allows farmers to evaluate the risk of phosphorus runoff from their fields. The index is an integral part of a nutrient management plan.

Tri-State Fertilizer Recommendations, Dr. Steve Culman:

Updating the unbiased guideline to farmers on fertilizer application that both minimizes the risk of runoff while ensuring optimal soil and plant health.

Economies of Early Wheat Harvest, Dr. Laura Lindsey:

Evaluating the profitability of early wheat harvest in Ohio.

Scab Resistance, Dr. Pierce Paul:

Identifying key indicators of scabs and developing management tool. Use the Risk Map tool to generate a prediction of blight risk in your area. Learn more.

Yield, wheat virus, Dr. Clay Sneller

Yield and molecular diversity of soybean lines derived from crosses of northern and southern elite parents.

Adapt-N, Environmental Defense Fund:

A professional software tool for agronomists to help deliver science-based nitrogen recommendation to farmers.

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