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In the Press

Oct 23 2018
CFAES News featuring Elizabeth Hawkins
May 11 2018
Ohio's Country Journal column by Dr. John Fulton, Trey Colley and Jenna Lee
Mar 21 2018
Mar 16 2018
Ohio State Insights featuring John Fulton
Jan 17 2018
The Madison Press featuring Scott Shearer
Jan 15 2018
Farm and Dairy featuring Scott Shearer and Kaylee Port
Oct 31 2017
Standing guard for an entire crop season, a red flag flew patiently above a corn canopy in all weathers, marking the location of a record-breaker. The Ohio State University (OSU) banner stood sentinel over a plant named Terra Byte which represented the most agricultural data gathered in farming history for a single corn plant across an entire growing season.
Oct 19 2017
How do soybean producers begin to extract value from the vast selection of digital tools available in agriculture today? At the ROI of Digital Tools for Soybean Producers Workshop on September 8th, nearly 30 individuals including growers, Extension professionals, industry, and university researchers from six states gathered to discuss this question.
Oct 11 2017
Over the last year, Trey Colley, a graduate student studying precision agriculture at The Ohio State University, worked to gather the most data ever collected for a single corn plant. Now that the growing season has transitioned to harvest, Colley has been amazed at the amount of data that has accumulated from his corn plant.
Sep 18 2017
From the ground, it looks like just another Midwestern cornfield. Nothing special. Fly a few hundred feet above the cornfield, and a clear image comes into view: a Block O with the words “Ohio State” angled through the middle of it. Buckeye pride? Partly. But the logo also illustrates the power of “smart planting.”
Sep 14 2017
Port Clinton News Herald featuring John Fulton
Sep 11 2017
As the growing season has progressed, aerial imagery has been part of the world record setting data-collection efforts for Terra, a single corn plant in a Farm Science Review field. The bird’s eye view of the field through the 2017 growing season has been provided by AirScout.
Aug 14 2017
The Ohio State Precision Ag team continues to tally up megabytes as the effort to gather a world record setting amount of data for a single corn plant (named Terra Byte). The project is also seeking out which data is most valuable for making agronomic decisions.
Jun 12 2017
Check out this podcast where Ohio Ag Net's Matt Reese talks with Ohio State's Trey Colley and Nate Douridas about a World Record Attempt featuring a special corn plant dubbed "Tera Byte". Then, be sure to follow the journey on our Facebook or Twitter!
Sep 28 2016
A poorly calibrated yield monitor can be off by 10%.