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  1. Variety of GMO Tests are Available to Farmers

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

    Ohio State University researchers have outlined a number of tests available that measure the level of ... allowable levels between 1and 3 percent. Japan recently established new legislation that sets a zero ... specialty markets can utilize a variety of tests that determine whether or not their crop is truly GMO-free. ...

  2. Variable Rate Application May Save Money, Boost Yields; Learn More at National No-Till Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/variable-rate-application-may-save-money-boost-yields-learn-more-national-no-till

    on three field scenarios: application based on soil test data with the field divided into 2.5 acre ... lime, nitrogen, phosphorus and/or potassium. "Soil type, low fertility and pH levels are main ... which are standard now on most combines. The yield map identifies variations in a field. Based on soil ...

  3. Chow Line: Vitamin B, heart health link is weak

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-vitamin-b-heart-health-link-weak-0

    discovered a link between high levels of homocysteine in the blood and premature hardening of the arteries. ... the 1990s, studies did seem to indicate that high homocysteine levels in the blood could be a risk ... reduce levels of a substance called homocysteine. And high levels of homocysteine seem to be linked with ...

  4. Yields Inconsistent with Fungicide-Treated Corn Plots, Study Finds

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/yields-inconsistent-fungicide-treated-corn-plots-study-finds

    location to the next. "With such high variability, there's something going on at the level of ... instance, yield response due to differences in soil properties between two strips may be confused with ... Researchers tested six hybrids with various levels of resistance to gray leaf spot and northern corn leaf ...

  5. Wheat Gone Bad? Here's How to Use It as Alternative Animal Feed

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-gone-bad-heres-how-use-it-alternative-animal-feed

    wheat does not automatically mean vomitoxin is present, but high levels of scabby kernels in harvested ... beef specialist, said that as a general rule mold-free wheat can be used to substitute up to 50 percent of the ... of wheat, I tend to recommend lower levels to people not familiar with feeding wheat,” Boyles explained. ...

  6. Ten Approaches to Achieve High Corn Yields and Improve Profits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ten-approaches-achieve-high-corn-yields-and-improve-profits

    phosphorus (P) and potassium (K) fertilization. Avoid unnecessary P and K applications. High soil tests do ... soil type, and its productivity. • Choose high yielding, adapted hybrids. Pick hybrids that have ... method that will minimize the potential loss of nitrogen. • Utilize soil testing to adjust pH and guide ...

  7. Nematodes in Corn Could Be a Growing Problem for Ohio Corn Yields

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nematodes-corn-could-be-growing-problem-ohio-corn-yields

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  8. Wheat Crop Exceeds 2005 Production

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-crop-exceeds-2005-production

    scab, but except for a few areas with high levels, most of the disease levels were low and caused little ... saw high levels of Stagonospora. But the good news is that these two diseases stepped in late in the ... Extension appointment. Additionally, levels of Fusarium head blight, or head scab, ranged from low to ...

  9. Harvesting Corn for Silage A Tough Decision

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/harvesting-corn-silage-tough-decision

    is low risk; between.2 percent and.35 percent is considered high risk and anything over.35 percent is ... state. Some places may even see 150 bushels per acre. It's been a difficult growing season for us ... couldn't support the plants when high winds recently blew through the area. Additionally, ear development ...

  10. Chow Line: Coconut oil unlike other saturated fat (for 12/9/07)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-coconut-oil-unlike-other-saturated-fat-12907-1

    Because coconut oil contains a shockingly high level of 92 percent saturated fat (compared with 66 percent ... November 30, 2007 I've always read that you should avoid coconut oil because of its high ... level of saturated fat. But I recently heard it is actually healthful and can help you lose weight. Is ...

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