Soybean Harvest

C.O.R.N. Newsletter Articles

  1. Author(s): Anne Dorrance

    Based on my trip across the state on Saturday, it is clear harvest has started.  A couple of things to keep track of as the combines run across the fields:

    Issue: 2018-33
  2. Author(s): Laura Lindsey

    We’ve received a few pictures from around the state of green soybean pods splitting and also seed sprouting out of pods. While it is not uncommon to see pre-harvest pod shatter just prior to harvest due to re-wetting of dry pods, the pictures we’ve received have been of soybeans at the R6 growth stage.  Soybean sprouting. Photo credit: Amanda Douridas

    Issue: 2018-31
  3. Soybean pods
    Author(s): Laura Lindsey

    To estimate soybean yield, four yield components need to be considered: plants per acre, pods per plant, seeds per pod, and seeds per pound (seed size).  A printable worksheet to estimate soybean yield can be found by clicking here

    Issue: 2018-24
  4. Author(s): Laura Lindsey

    Results of the 2017 Ohio Soybean Performance Trials are now available online as sortable tables: http://www.oardc.ohio-state.edu/soy2017/

    New for 2017- A link was added to the top of each table to download the data to a spreadsheet.

    Issue: 2017-40
  5. Author(s): Laura Lindsey

    Pre-harvest and harvest loss of grain can result in significant yield reductions. Pre-harvest pod shatter (breaking of pods resulting in soybeans on the ground) can occur when dry pods are re-wetted. This year, in our trials, we’ve seen very little pre-harvest loss.

    Issue: 2017-33
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