2020 Ohio Soybean Performance Trial: Results from All Locations Available

The purpose of the Ohio Soybean Performance Trials is to evaluate soybean varieties for yield and other agronomic characteristics. This evaluation gives soybean producers comparative information for selecting the best varieties for their unique production systems. A pdf copy of the trial can be downloaded here: https://stepupsoy.osu.edu/soybean-production/variety-selection/ohio-soybean-performance-trial The data are also be available on the Ohio Crop Performance Trials website (https://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/soy2020/) in a sortable format.

The 2020 trial included 21 brands of soybean tested in six Ohio counties (Henry, Sandusky, Mercer, Morrow, Preble, and Clinton). Entries included non-GMO (conventional), Liberty Link, Xtend, Enlist, and Liberty Link/Glyphosate tolerant. In the north region, soybean yield averaged 51 to 53 bu/acre. In the central region, yield averaged 57 to 60 bu/acre, and in the southern region, yield averaged 72 to 76 bu/acre.

Crop Observation and Recommendation Network

C.O.R.N. Newsletter is a summary of crop observations, related information, and appropriate recommendations for Ohio crop producers and industry. C.O.R.N. Newsletter is produced by the Ohio State University Extension Agronomy Team, state specialists at The Ohio State University and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). C.O.R.N. Newsletter questions are directed to Extension and OARDC state specialists and associates at Ohio State.