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In: Artificial Plants

12
Sep

Models of Mold: Replicas of Corncob Ear Rots

Six cases containing replicas of corncobs with different diseases.

Why would you want to show off diseased plants? They’re the stuff of stress and nightmares…

18
Jul

Saving the Soil: A Display about Cover Crops and Water

Three cross-sections of soil show cover crops' effect on water quality.

It’s hard to get consumers to care about nitty-gritty farming topics like cover cropping or water…

20
Jun

Preparing New Plant Pathologists: Two Replicas of Soybean Diseases

Bare branches and withered leaves on a lifelike replica of a soybean plant with sudden death syndrome.

When students study medicine, they eventually get to work with real patients. But when you’re training…

28
Mar

Rooted in Reality: Realistic Cover Crop Replicas

Six lifelike artificial plants representing different types of cover crops

We bet you’ve heard people talking about cover crops recently. Between the buzz around carbon markets…

14
Feb

Weaving Together Some Facts: Educational Displays about Cotton

White letters spelling "Cotton Quiz" on a blue background. Part of an educational trivia game about cotton.

Cotton might not be the first crop that comes to mind when you picture a farm….

18
Jan

Watch Out for Wilt: A Lifelike Model of Goss’ Wilt Disease

Lifelike replica of corn plant showing effects of Goss’ wilt disease

We really like plants at Exhibit Farm. Corn plants, soybean plants, sugarbeet plants. And we especially…

26
Oct

Corn for the Class: Lifelike Artificial Corncobs

Six lifelike corncob models arranged in a ring, representing popcorn, field corn, and sweet corn

It doesn’t get much better than fresh corn on the cob in summer. Sweet, juicy kernels…

31
Aug

Our Sweet Sixteen (Plants): The Planting Errors Display

Closeup of artificial corncobs on corn planting error models

Precision agriculture’s been around for several decades, but it really took off in the 21st century….

22
Jun

How Does Your [Soybean] Grow?: Soybean Growth Stage Display

“Mistress Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?” Did you ever hear that nursery rhyme?…

25
May

A Kernel of Knowledge: The 3D Corn Kernel Model

Photo shows a hand holding one half of the 3d corn kernel model, with the other half in the background

A corn kernel that’s nearly a foot long? It almost sounds like a Paul Bunyan story….