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  1. Soybean Yields May Plummet in Absence of Rain

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-yields-may-plummet-absence-rain

    pollination was not good. So instead of averaging 2.5 seeds per pod, we may be down to two seeds per ... hitting the plants." To compound bad news on top of bad news, there is nothing a grower can do ... crop's pollination process is the cause for the crop's condition. Severe drought stress before and ...

  2. Drought Web Site Provides Management Information

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drought-web-site-provides-management-information

    specialists, offers a wide variety of topics from drought news to weed control, to provide producers, growers, ... Web site contains fact sheets, bulletins and news releases on current drought news, livestock, corn, ... Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Drought Severity Index map and resource guide to other ...

  3. Piketon Field Night Aug. 11 Includes Pumpkin Pollination, Drip Irrigation, Small Fruit, Tomatoes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/piketon-field-night-aug-11-includes-pumpkin-pollination-drip-irrigation-small-fruit

    funding opportunities through the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation ... tour of OSU South Center’s fields and learn about the pumpkin pollinator research project, new small ...

  4. Drought-Stressed Corn Struggling to Produce a Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drought-stressed-corn-struggling-produce-crop

    spring is resulting in poor crop performance during pollination- a critical time of development for yield ... pollination, which is the most critical period of the corn plant's development," said Thomison. ... "The corn that is near flowering is suffering because of the effect drought has on the pollination ...

  5. Hot, dry season putting damper on corn yield potential

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/hot-dry-season-putting-damper-corn-yield-potential

    heat stress at pollination is a problem, Thomison said if hot and dry conditions persist, the real ... problem this year will be kernel abortion instead of limited pollination. "If we're looking at ... could be devastating," he said. "These high temperatures alone may not jeopardize pollination ...

  6. Get the Latest on Beekeeping and the State of Bee Health at the Ohio State Beekeepers Association Summer Meeting

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-latest-beekeeping-and-state-bee-health-ohio-state-beekeepers-association-summer

    discussion will include such sessions as Bees, Berries and Pollination; Beekeeping Basics; Pollination – How ...

  7. Health of Ohio's Corn Crop in Question

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/health-ohios-corn-crop-question

    pollination problems," said Peter Thomison, an Ohio State University Extension agronomist. Robert Mullen, ... when the level of pollination success will ultimately determine yields. Continued lack of rainfall ... during pollination may impact how well the crop develops ears. "Adequate moisture is important ...

  8. Note to CFAES News Release Subscribers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/note-cfaes-news-release-subscribers

    December 19, 2012 Dear Subscriber of News Releases from Ohio State's College of Food, ... Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, In the next day or two, our news releases will start arriving in your ... inbox from a new email address: "CFAES News" < CFAESnews@osu.edu >. Nothing else is ...

  9. More GMO Corn Increasing Risk of Crop Contamination

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/more-gmo-corn-increasing-risk-crop-contamination

    increasing in Ohio, the risk of contaminating non-GMO corn through pollination is becoming more of a concern. ... cross-pollination, a certain percentage of a corn crop is pollinated by neighboring plants. “Maybe 20 percent to 40 ... percent of the ovules on that ear of corn may have been pollinated from a neighboring plant, the result ...

  10. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Native Bee Team (for the Week of May 27, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-native-bee-team-week-may-27-2007-1

    bees and the great-named shaggy fuzzyfoot bee. Sources included "Alternative Pollinators: Native ... http://extension.osu.edu/~news/archive.php?series=science. Kurt Knebusch twig 05-27-07.pdf ...

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