Extension agents in Mercer and Auglaize counties keeping tabs on soybeans
By Nancy Allen
Sentinel plots of soybeans meant to give local producers early warning of Asian soybean rust are growing in Mercer and Auglaize counties.
Mercer County OSU Extension agent Todd Mangen said he will soon begin taking leaf cuttings for testing from a 50-feet by 50-feet plot on the Carmel Church Road farm of Brad Suhr that was planted last May. This is Mercer County's first sentinel plot. [More]