TAG: research

Ohio State student heads up crowdfunded EAB research project

September 18, 2014By

The Ohio State University (OSU) launched a crowdfunded research project to identify the genes that allow certain ash trees to build a resistance to emerald ash borer (EAB), Entomology Today reports. Conducted by David Showalter, a Ph.D. candidate in plant pathology at OSU, the project aims to reach $8,500 in funding, with the ultimate goal being to breed North American and European... read more

TPI reels in $25K for TLI

September 3, 2014By

  Turfgrass Producers International (TPI) raised around $25,000 for The Lawn Institute (TLI) as part of a fundraising event held in advance of its 2014 field day July 30. A funding organization for turfgrass research and education, TLI put on its first-ever tricycle race, sponsored by Barenbrug USA, Bucyrus Equipment Co., Grassland Oregon, Kesmac Brouwer, Trebro Manufacturing, Trimax Mowing Systems... read more

Responding to the customers’ voice

September 2, 2014By

Have you asked your customers what they want lately? “We don’t need to do that,” you might say. “We’ve been at this for a long time, so we already know. Our customers want…” Whatever your impressions are about what your clients want, are you sure they’re not just that—merely impressions? When was the last time you validated or challenged those... read more

Bayer opens doors to North American Bee Care Center

April 17, 2014By

The grand opening of Bayer CropScience’s North American Bee Care Center was all the buzz in Research Triangle Park, N.C., April 15. In celebration, Bayer held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and offered the media a tour of the $2.4 million center. The 6,000-square-foot facility, which is targeting a Leadership in Energy & Environment Design (LEED) silver certification, is Bayer’s second bee... read more

Bayer donates $19.3 million to Texas Tech

February 25, 2014By

Bayer CropScience made $19.3 million donation to Texas Tech University to benefit research programs and projects in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. The contribution has been submitted for an equal amount of state matching funds from the Texas Research Incentive Program (TRIP), which would increase the total amount to $38.6 million and be the largest cash investment... read more

Quali-Pro’s fungicide yields agronomic results, studies show

July 22, 2013By

Quali-Pro has announced that studies performed by researchers at four universities show that its ENCLAVE fungicide applied in conjunction with Foursome outperforms other fungicides and consistently improves disease control. Multiple trials from Michigan State University; North Carolina State University; University of Tennessee, Knoxville and University of Connecticut have found ENCLAVE fungicide provides broad-spectrum control that helps prevent most major diseases... read more