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  1. Size Matters with Slug Feeding

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/size-matters-slug-feeding

    January 31, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- The first signs of slug activity and feeding in crop fields is correlated with the size of the juveniles, according to Ohio State University entomology research.   Field studies conducted last summer at the Ohio Agricultur ...

  2. Sentinel Plots to Aid in Soybean Rust Detection

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sentinel-plots-aid-soybean-rust-detection

    June 3, 2005 MT. GILEAD, Ohio — Soybeans in the unifoliate, or one leaf, stage of development peak through the soil on grower Tom Weiler's Mt. Gilead, Ohio, farm.   Seeded on April 11, the beans are among the first planted in Ohio and for a specific ...

  3. Seed Vigor Assessment Quicker, More Accurate with New System

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/seed-vigor-assessment-quicker-more-accurate-new-system

    August 29, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- A new system that assesses seed vigor may improve the way seed companies evaluate overall seed quality and growth performance. Ohio State University crop production and computer science researchers have developed an automat ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. 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, ...

  10. 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 ...

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