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  1. 41% Va. Farmers' Markets To Get Food Stamp Machines
    Date: August 17, 2012
    Source: Agriculture News

    "The Virginia Department of Agriculture and consumer Services says the state will receive $92,000 in federal funds to place electronic benefit transfer machines in farmers' markets."

  2. 40% Plant Pathologists Explore Using Fungi To Control Plant Diseases
    Date: June 08, 2005
    Source: U.S. Newswire via Yahoo! News

    " The use of endophytes, non-harmful fungi, bacteria, or viruses that naturally grow inside plants, is an emerging tool for managing plant diseases, say plant pathologists with The American Phytopathological Society (APS). "

  3. 40% Longer-lasting Flowers: Fresh Ideas From Ars Researchers
    Date: April 02, 2010
    Source: USDA Agricultural Research Service

    "Tomorrow's fragrant bouquets and colorful potted plants might last longer, thanks to floriculture research by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) plant physiologist Cai-Zhong Jiang . His investigations might help boost the vase life of favorite cut flowers and shelf life of prized potted plants. Jiang is with the ARS Crops Pathology and Genetics Research Unit at Davis, Calif. He's collaborating with researchers from the University of California-Davis (UCD) and elsewhere. In ongoing studies, Jiang, UCD colleague Michael S. Reid and co-researchers have shown that spraying low concentrations of a compound known as thidiazuron (TDZ) has significant, sometimes spectacular effects in extending the life of potted plants' leaves and flowers. For example, in tests with greenhouse-grown cyclamen plants, TDZ-treated plants had a significantly longer life than did unsprayed plants, according to Jiang. Leaves of TDZ-treated cyclamen plants took longer to yellow and fall off than t..."

  4. 39% Poultry Litter May Light Up Stanly
    Date: November 28, 2007
    Source: Independent Tribune

    "STANLY COUNTY - Fibrowatt, a Pennsylvania-based developer, builder and operator of electrical power plants fueled with poultry litter, is considering Stanly County for a potential plant site. Fibrowatt was founded in 2000 by the team that built the world's first three poultry litter-fueled power plants in the United Kingdom in the 1990s. The first U.S. plant, built by Fibrowatt's subsidiary, ..."

  5. 39% Virus Pulls Bait And Switch On Insect Vectors
    Date: February 01, 2010
    Source: PhysOrg

    "A common plant virus lures aphids to infected plants by making the plants more attractive, but when the insects taste the plant, they quickly leave for tastier, healthier ones. In the process, the insects rapidly transmit the disease, according to Penn State entomologists."

  6. 34% Stick To Your Guns
    Date: May 28, 2004
    Source: Penn State Field Crop News

    "Tillage surveys show that approximately 20% of the planted acres are no-tilled in Pennsylvania."

  7. 34% Mid-late Season Corn Planting Considerations
    Date: May 13, 2004
    Source: Penn State Field Crop News

    "Our full season corn planting is progressing rapidly except on the wet soils in some regions."

  8. 34% Wheat Prospects And The Weather
    Date: May 13, 2004
    Source: Penn State Field Crop News

    "Our wheat plots generally look good, except some of the latest plantings that have poor stands and limited tiller development."

  9. 34% Early Planted Corn Moving Along
    Date: April 30, 2004
    Source: Penn State Field Crop News

    "Our producers continue to push the envelope with early corn planting- mostly with great success."

  10. 34% Can Tobacco Make Comeback Here?
    Date: May 26, 2005
    Source: Lancaster Online

    "Banking on a type not grown here in 70 years, cautiously optimistic' county farmers are planting up to twice as much tobacco this year."

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