2018 USDA Cochran Program – Horticulture
Dr. Heping Zhu, USDA-ARS researcher and adjunct professor of agricultural engineering, provides an overview of the intelligent sprayer being designed to apply inputs more precisely.
Cochran Fellow, who manages his personal bee colonies in Moldova, looks through Ohio State’s Apiary Science and Honeybee Lab.
Dr. Matt Kleinhenz in the Department of Horticulture and Crop Science shows Cochran Fellows how Ohio State research focuses on vegetable quality improvement and the benefits to growers’ marketing efforts.
Dr. Anna Testen and Dr. Sally Miller in the Department of Plant Pathology explain how Ohio State’s Vegetable Diagnostic Laboratory takes in samples from Ohio farmers to provide pest and disease diagnosis and treatment guidance.