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  1. Seed Vigor Test Refined to Measure Additional Plant Varieties

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/seed-vigor-test-refined-measure-additional-plant-varieties

    September 24, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- An automated image scanning system developed to assess overall seed vigor of lettuce has been refined to measure half of all seedling plant varieties that exist and is nearly 80 percent accurate. The system, developed by ...

  2. Selecting the Right Corn Hybrids Important

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/selecting-right-corn-hybrids-important

    March 15, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Corn yield potential has increased as much as 2.5 percent per year over the past half-century due to genetic improvements in hybrids. But getting the most out of a crop's performance involves more than just relying on ...

  3. Say Good-bye to Manually Controlled Sprayers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/say-good-bye-manually-controlled-sprayers

    October 25, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Spraying is one of the most stressful operations in agriculture, not only requiring concentration from the operator to avoid chemical drift or overlap, but also manual operation of boom sections that house the sprayer noz ...

  4. School of Natural Resources Joins University Scholars Program

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/school-natural-resources-joins-university-scholars-program

    August 8, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University's School of Natural Resources will be launching — through a university-wide program — an opportunity to enhance academic, co-curricular and residential experiences for undergraduate students.   Th ...

  5. SARE Grant Applications Now Being Accepted

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sare-grant-applications-now-being-accepted

    October 12, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The North Central Region Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education program is now accepting grant applications from farmers and ranchers interested in promoting sustainability on their farms.   Grants of $6,000 for i ...

  6. Researchers Screening Soybean Lines for Virus Resistance

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-screening-soybean-lines-virus-resistance

    August 7, 2001 WOOSTER, Ohio- Ohio State University and U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers are screening a variety of soybean lines in the hope at least one will show resistance to a soybean virus relatively new to Ohio. The bean pod mottle virus, ...

  7. Scout Now for Wheat Diseases, Prepare for Head Scab

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/scout-now-wheat-diseases-prepare-head-scab

    May 5, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – As Ohio wheat continues to develop, now is the time for growers to scout fields for potential foliar diseases and make any necessary fungicide applications.   Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University Extension wheat specialist, sa ...

  8. Scout Fields Weekly for Best Insect Control

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/scout-fields-weekly-best-insect-control

    May 23, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Ohio growers should be scouting their fields on a weekly basis to assess the level of populations and subsequent damage from a myriad of pests now making an appearance in corn and soybean fields.   "IPM (Integrated Pest M ...

  9. Scout Fields Now for Alfalfa Weevil

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/scout-fields-now-alfalfa-weevil

    April 14, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Scouting for field crop insects is not just left to corn and soybean growers. Now is the time for alfalfa producers to begin scouting their fields for alfalfa weevil, an insect that can cause severe defoliation if left unche ...

  10. Researchers Seeking Alternative Uses for Soybeans

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-seeking-alternative-uses-soybeans

    March 13, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- There may be more uses for soybean oil than just as a food product. Ohio State University soybean breeders are collaborating with researchers and industry representatives on a multi-university project to develop bio-based in ...

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