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Research: Ohio State researchers improving farm field drainage, crop yields

February 6, 2024  By Ben Gelber | NBC4i

Ohio is often beset by bouts of wet, chilly spring weather around the start of the growing season, leaving too much water in the field, which can delay getting soybeans and corn planted on time to ensure good yields in the fall.

Unseasonably cold spring weather during germination impacts plant growth. Researchers with Ohio State’s AgTech Innovation Hub are looking into ways to protect seeds in a project underway in Findlay.

The Ohio State College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences research project is funded by Nationwide, with the goal of developing applied agricultural technology by integrating academic disciplines, in a collaboration with faculty and students. | READ MORE


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