Maryland Grain Producers

Farmers raising food, fiber and renewable energy

Research Projects

Projects

  • Regional Survey of Soil & Tissue Tests to Observe Critical Nutrient Levels
 

 


Chester River Association:

University of Delaware:

  • Determining the Ideal Irrigation Strategy for High Intensity Corn Production, James Adkins, Cooperative Extension, website, PDF report
  • Evaluation of the Use of Poultry Litter on Soils with High Phosphorous Concentration, $10,410, Amy Shober, Plant & Soil Sciences, website
  • Regional Survey of Soil & Tissue Tests to Observe Critical Nutrient Levels, $2,842, Jarrod Miller, Cooperative Extension, website
  • Trends in Soil Test Phosphorous and Sorption Capacity following Long-term Application of Poultry Litter and Commercial Fertilizers, $3,750, Amy Shober, Plant & Soil Sciences, website, PDF report
  • Using Silicon Fertilizers to Improve Soil Phosphorous Availability in High Phosphorous, Amy Shober, Plant & Soil Sciences, website, PDF report
  • Utility and Economic Returns of Fungicide Application Programs in Foliar Diseases of Wheat, Nathan Kleczewski, Cooperative Extension, PDF report
  • Wheat Production: Evaluation of Palisade and Alternative Fungicide Timings for Intensive Wheat, Cory Whaley, Cooperative Extension, PDF report

Oyster Recovery Partnership:

  • Reducing Nutrients in the Chesapeake Bay through Oyster Restoration, $10,000, Stephan Abel, website, PDF report

University of Maryland:

  • Cereal/Clover Cover Crop Mixtures in Corn Production Systems, Katherine Tully, Plant Science, website
  • Evaluating the Application Window for Wheat using Syngenta as a New Fusarium Head Blight Fungicide 'Miravis', $10,000, Nidhi Rawat, Plant Science, website
  • Evaluation of Nitrogen Modeling Tools to Optimize In-season Nitrogen Recommendations for Corn, $20,000, Gurpal Toor, Nutrient Management & Water Quality, website
  • Impact of Repeated Use of Neonicotinoid Insecticide Treated Seed in Grain Crop Rotations on Non-target Invertebrates and Soil Microbes, Kelly Hamby, Entomology, website, PDF report
  • Nitrogen Rate and Fungicide Use on Wheat Yield and Quality, Robert Kratochvil, Plant Science, website, PDF report
  • State Corn Test: Benchmark Hybrids, Robert Kratochvil, Plant Science, website, PDF report
  • Variety Development and Testing of Small Grains in Maryland for Higher Yields, Disease Resistance, Harvestability and Nitrogen Uptake, $16,000, Jason Wight, Plant Science, website, PDF report
  • Yield Grains, Target Pests Management, & Secondary Pests Associated with Pyrethroid Insecticide Use, $15,000, Kelly Hamby, Entomology, website

U.S. Geological Survey:

  • Monitoring Field Level Groundwater Quality in the Upper Chester Showcase Watershed, Judy Denver, website, PDF report

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University:

  • Improvement and Development of Barley for Use in Feed, Food and Fuel, $5,000, Carl Griffey, website, PDF report
  • Variety Development and Accelerated Breeding for Scab Resistance in SRW Wheat, Carl Griffey, website, PDF report

* 2018 grant awards listed