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  1. Researchers Screening Soybean Lines for Virus Resistance

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

    severe cases, the pods become malformed and stand upright on the stem." By inoculating various ... impact of this virus is going to be on growers. I think we are taking a very proactive approach," ...

  2. Variety of GMO Tests are Available to Farmers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/variety-gmo-tests-are-available-farmers

    approved biotech crops to be labeled as non-GMOs. The European Union (EU) has also proposed rules on the ... exactly where the GMO is present on the DNA gene sequence. The PCR method is advantageous due to its ... a farmer's grain to a battery of tests based on the types of crops grown in Ohio and how prevalent the GMO ...

  3. High Fuel Costs, Low Rust Fears Driving Shift in Crop Plantings

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-fuel-costs-low-rust-fears-driving-shift-crop-plantings

    acres. If realized, it will be the largest on record. In Ohio, growers intend to plant 3.15 million acres ... last year. "What appears to be going on is a lot of farmers are very worried about high fuel costs ...

  4. Environmental Professionals Network Breakfast Program

    https://cfaes.osu.edu/news/events/environmental-professionals-network-breakfast-program

    Details here. ...

  5. Birdseed May Make Your Plants Sick

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/birdseed-may-make-your-plants-sick

    land on a host and infect it. "That is why finding Sclerotinia in commercial birdseed is such ... to also keep a sharp eye on the feeding behavior of birds that visit the birdfeeder. "The ...

  6. Researchers Seeking New Ways to Control Nursery Tree Pest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-seeking-new-ways-control-nursery-tree-pest

    terminal, or lead, shoot of the tree and lays eggs under the bark. The larvae hatch and feed on the inside ... presence on the market of non-toxic systemic insecticides is a new development," said Herms. "The ...

  7. Ohio's Wheat May Have Escaped Frost Damage

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohios-wheat-may-have-escaped-frost-damage

    growing point on 10 to 15 randomly selected tillers. Remove the leaves, split the stem lengthwise and ... from 990,000 acres in 2006, but on par with plantings in 2005. The decreased acreage is due, in part, ...

  8. Inconsistent Weather Doesn't Hamper Wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/inconsistent-weather-doesnt-hamper-wheat

    are placing average yields at 62-63 bushels per acre, on track with the U.S. Department of ... Paul and his colleagues will also be focusing on cereal leaf beetle next season. The insect, which has ...

  9. With Good Weather and Wise Management, 2009 Can Happen Again for Wheat Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/good-weather-and-wise-management-2009-can-happen-again-wheat-growers

    turn an average crop into a record season. With this year's Ohio wheat crop on its way to falling ... so producers know the crop has that ability. Whether or not we see such bushels depends on how well ...

  10. Worried About Moldy Corn? Test Grain to be Certain of Mycotoxins

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/worried-about-moldy-corn-test-grain-be-certain-mycotoxins

    fungus enters the ear tips and leaves a pinkish mold on the kernels that progresses down from the tip ... Paul emphasizes that symptoms of ear rot don't always appear on the outside of the husk. ...

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