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Researchers reveal plant hormone interactions

Researchers reveal plant hormone interactions

From herbicides to growth- promoting chemicals, plant hormone research continues to offer new ideas for the world of agriculture.

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Summer fruit in abundance at Midwest orchards

Summer fruit in abundance at Midwest orchards

Peach growers in Illinois dodged a bullet in March. That’s good news not only for the farmers, but for their fruit-loving customers.

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Startups offer farmers creative solutions

Startups offer farmers creative solutions

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — A robot that moves along the corn row counting emergence, a vaccine against a devastating swine disease and an analysis center for crop information gathered by drones or airplanes are all ideas formed in an Illinois business incubator park.

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Peach Pudding

4 C. peaches, peeled and sliced

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Cheesecake Stuffed Peaches

6 unpeeled medium peaches, halved and pitted

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Aunt Wesie’s Peach Cobbler

3 C. fresh peaches

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Where to measure grain temperature

Measure and record the stored grain temperature at several places near the top surface, along the walls and within the grain. Temperature sensors are an excellent tool when monitoring stored grain, but remember, they only measure the grain’s temperature next to the sensor.

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Grain Storage bin

Grain Storage bin

Allowing grain to warm to average outdoor air temperatures during the summer can lead to insect infestations and mold growth. The optimum grain temperature for insect activity is approximately 70 degrees to 90 degrees.

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TERRA-MAP

TERRA-MAP

University of Illinois professor Girish Chowdhary shows how TERRA-MAP, uses sensors and cameras to provide data for seed companies and farmers.

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Soil Diagnostics startup

Soil Diagnostics startup

Members of the Soil Diagnostics startup work on their product’s hardware in an office at the EnterpriseWorks, an incubator operated by the University of Illinois.

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