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  1. Dispatch from the Field: Tony Gallenstein on His Work with the iAGRI Program in Tanzania

    https://aede.osu.edu/newsletter/news-aede/april-2016/dispatch-field-tony-gallenstein-his-work-iagri-program-tanzania

    weather-based index insurance on technology adoption and farmer group sustainability in Tanzania; Improve ... of index insurance in the agricultural finance sector in Tanzania.   Through this initiative, it is ... agricultural university to conduct high-quality economics research and promote the understanding of index ...

  2. Precision Agriculture Technology

    https://fabe.osu.edu/programs/precisionag/precisionagriculturetechnology

    light source to measure NDVI (Normalized Difference Vegetative Index) to predict crop yield potential. ...

  3. A better tool in the toolbox: New project will bolster Ohio's Phosphorus Risk Index

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/better-tool-in-the-toolbox-new-project-will-bolster-ohios-phosphorus-risk-index

    Service Ohio Phosphorus (P) Risk Index to better predict the risk of phosphorus moving off farm fields.  ... goals are to make the Ohio P Risk Index accurate, add more best management practice options for farmers, ... and create an interactive web-based tool so farmers can calculate their P Risk Index scores, evaluate ...

  4. New Research from Professor Mario Miranda and Katie Farrin Looks at Index Insurance Options for the Developing World

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/new-research-professor-mario-miranda-and-katie-farrin-looks-index-insurance-options-developing

    Index insurance, which relies on an observed value of a specified “index” or some other closely ... empirical research on index insurance for developing countries and summarizes lessons learned from index ... restraints. Index insurance offers a real work-around for these types of problems. For example, in the case of ...

  5. Lake Erie Cyanobacteria Bloom- A Summary of the 2016 Season

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-2/lake-erie-cyanobacteria-bloom-summary-2016-season

    blooms.   Figure 1. Bloom severity index for 2002-2016 (green bar) plus the forecast for 2016 released in ... in Figure 1 (Stumpf, 2016). The index is based on the amount of biomass over the peak 30-days. The ... 2016 with close to 200 metric tons had a severity index around 3.0. Figure 2. Total bioavailable ...

  6. Corn Flea Beetle and Stewart's Leaf Blight Prediction

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2014-06/corn-flea-beetle-and-stewarts-leaf-blight-prediction

    'flea beetle index' is calculated as the sum of the average temperatures of December, January and ... February.  This winter we find that all areas of the state have indexes less than 90 suggesting that the risk ... Jackson) even reach an index over 80, coming in at 84.8 and 88.7, respectively.   The other  locations and ...

  7. The role of Gender in Fertiliser Adoption in Uganda

    https://aede.osu.edu/about-us/publications/role-gender-fertiliser-adoption-uganda

    single index models. These findings suggest that different policies may be needed to incentivise ...

  8. Southern Rust and Common Rust on Hybrid Corn: How to Tell Them Apart

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2017-22/southern-rust-and-common-rust-hybrid-corn-how-tell-them-apart

    http://maizedoctor.cimmyt.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=262 Fungicides do equally well against both diseases, but are rarely ever needed for common rust on ...

  9. THE EFFECTS OF SOIL CONSERVATION PRACTICES ON SELECTED SOIL HEALTH INDICATORS

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2018-01/effects-soil-conservation-practices-selected-soil-health

    with a digital color reader (Figures 2 and 3). To convert the field test color index reading into CO2 ...

  10. AEDE at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Allied Social Science Associations

    https://aede.osu.edu/news/aede-2015-annual-meeting-allied-social-science-associations

    An Economic Post Mortem.   “A Heterogeneous Agent Model of Credit-Linked Index Insurance and Farm ... and OSU AEDE alumna, was presented at a session on Index Insurance in Developing Countries. ...

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