Improving Oklahoma Production

As Oklahoma soybean farmers, the directors of the Oklahoma Soybean Board understand production challenges unique to the state, and the board works to address those challenges. By partnering with researchers at Oklahoma State University, the checkoff works to improve soybean production practices, including seeding rates, insecticide and fungicide applications and tilling methods.

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Top Things for Farmers to Know About Checkoff Dollars Invested in Research

The projects are evaluated and approved by a five-member board of soybean producers who provide input about which types of research are most helpful to their fellow soybean growers.

Top Research Funding Areas

- Weed Management in Diverse Growing Conditions and Production Systems
- Feral Swine Control of Soybean Fields and Crops
- Improving Agronomic Management of Soybeans Including Pesticides, Cover Crops, Maturity Groups and Planting Dates

Top Areas of Research Critical to the Future of Oklahoma's Soybean Production

How best to control feral swine which continue to destroy more soybeans each year. In addition, weed management is important especially as the rules for various herbicides are changing frequently.

Innovative Research Projects

- Use of High Oleic Acid Soybean Oil in Cattle Feedlot Rations
- Improving Management of a Soybean Double Crop System

Success Stories as a Result of Research

Oklahoma Soybean Board collaborates with organizations in the state and the region for improved farmer productivity and profitability. Recent checkoff funding has supported feral swine control in Oklahoma and neighboring states. Because feral swine...

Financial Overview: FY2023
Total dollar amount of all FY2023 projects

Total dollar amount of all FY2024 projects

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