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Wheat genome finally fully sequenced

By Lainey Wolf, National Association of Wheat Growers After 12 years of research and the work of 20 countries, the genome of wheat has finally been sequenced. The complexity of the wheat genome made sequencing a long and difficult process. Now, the world’s most widely cultivated crop has each gene …

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No “bill of rights” vote for Lake Erie

By Evin Bachelor, Law Fellow and Sr. Research Associate, The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences The group Toledoans for Safe Water sought to put a “Lake Erie Bill of Rights” on the ballot this November as an amendment to the Toledo City Charter.  The amendment …

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Deer processing workshop

Ohio State University Extension and the Division of Wildlife are hosting a deer processing workshop on Thursday, Oct. 18 in the Della Selsor Building at the Madison County Fairgrounds. The program starts at 5 p.m. with a venison chili dinner including cornbread, hot apple cider and dessert, followed by a …

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Sprouting corn kernels

By Pierce Paul and Peter Thomison, Ohio State University Extension We have received several reports of premature corn kernel sprouting across Ohio. The ear in the picture exhibiting premature sprouting was sampled from one of the Ohio Corn Performance Test plots at the NW Research Station and was associated Trichoderma …

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Hops production and management workshop

By Chris Zoller, Ohio State University Extension Educator Are you looking for a way to diversify your farm income? If so, raising Hops may be of interest. The number of craft breweries has grown substantially in Ohio and many breweries are interested in sourcing locally grown hops. The Tuscarawas County …

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Stink bug damage in soybeans

By Matt Hutcheson, Seed Consultants, Inc. Stink bug damage is becoming a greater concern in Eastern Corn Belt soybean fields, especially with the presence of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), a species that has moved into our sales footprint in recent years. While other stink bugs cause damage, the …

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