Posts Tagged ‘plant pathology’

On-farm research yields profit-saving results for Bertie producer

Joey Baker

When it comes to growing crops like peanuts, cotton, corn and soybeans, knowing the latest research-based recommendations can mean the difference between making a profit or racking up losses. And there’s no faster way of getting that information, says Bertie County farmer Joey Baker, than by having researchers conduct trials on your farm.

Study shows Mid-Atlantic wheat growers not likely to benefit from fungicides when fields aren’t diseased

Mid-Atlantic wheat growers aren’t likely to get any economic benefit by applying fungicides to wheat fields that aren’t infected with fungal diseases. That’s the conclusion of scientists based at N.C. State University who conducted the first peer-reviewed study of its kind on calendar-based application of fungicides in wheat.

Potato famine research exhibit on display at U.S. Botanic Garden

A display featuring the research of Dr. Jean Ristaino is part of the “Spuds Unearthed!” exhibit running at the U.S. Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C.

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