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  1. Some Soil Bacteria Protect Soybeans From Root Diseases

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/some-soil-bacteria-protect-soybeans-root-diseases

    Gardener, a plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, is studying ... agronomist Jim Beuerlein, McSpadden Gardener has identified two bacterial genotypes specific to Ohio soils ... bacteria. McSpadden Gardener said soil type, bacterium genotype, soybean variety, weather and production ...

  2. Know the Production Risks with Continuous Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/know-production-risks-continuous-corn

    insect risks by planting Bt rootworm hybrids, or using seed/soil insecticides. Scout fields for cutworm ... potential problems with insect and diseases. However, some Ohio growers are willing to accept the risks of ... to help reduce the risks under continuous corn production. "Many agronomists do not recommend ...

  3. Ohio State Receives $2.6M NSF Grant for Unique Research in Africa's Threatened Sahel Region

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-receives-26m-nsf-grant-unique-research-africas-threatened-sahel-region

    agriculturally dependent region is threatened with desertification and soil degradation that reduce crop productivity and ... March 22, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and ... the unique interactions between shrubs and crops as a basis for developing sustainable agricultural ...

  4. Fight Back Against Emerald Ash Borer; Inventory Community Trees

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fight-back-against-emerald-ash-borer-inventory-community-trees

    County will host a Tree Inventory Program on Sept. 16 to walk master gardeners, local legislators, state ... emerald ash borer on the urban forest," said Cindy Meyer, an Ohio State University Extension educator ... in agriculture and natural resources. "This data helps communities anticipate cost, work force, ...

  5. Get the Most of Crop Performance: Soil Sample in the Fall

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-most-crop-performance-soil-sample-fall

    collecting the soil sample cores to prevent contamination of the soil sample. Avoid sources of contamination ... October 26, 2004 WOOSTER, Ohio — Soils can be sampled and tested at any time during the year, but ... for plants to get the most of soil fertility, nutrients, and fertilizer, sampling should be conducted ...

  6. Follow Guidelines When Applying Winter Manure

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/follow-guidelines-when-applying-winter-manure

    Federation of Soil and Water Conservation Districts, and Ohio Department of Agriculture, in outreach efforts ... follow required industry guidelines to reduce any pollution risks.   Ohio State University Extension is ... Protecton Agency, Ohio Department of Natural Resources-Division of Soil and Water Conservation, Ohio ...

  7. OSU Urban Farming Study: What's the Best Way to Turn a Parking Lot into a Garden?

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-urban-farming-study-whats-best-way-turn-parking-lot-garden

    place for a garden.   But in urban areas it can be. It tends to be cheap open land. And an Ohio State ... lots in places like Cleveland and Youngstown,” said Kovach, who works at the Ohio Agricultural ... three techniques, which is the best?” His work could boost the use of abandoned urban land. It ...

  8. "Learning Garden" Teaches Landscaping Skills

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learning-garden-teaches-landscaping-skills

    May 1, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Anyone seeking basic landscape garden design skills or wanting a new ... horticulture students are designing a "learning garden," an outdoor laboratory for learning about ... constructed landscapes commonly found in the urban Midwest, around Howlett Hall on the College of Food, ...

  9. Plant-Associated Bacteria Can Improve Crop Health in Acidic Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/plant-associated-bacteria-can-improve-crop-health-acidic-soils

    June 4, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Common plant-associated bacteria, best known to suppress soil ... -borne root diseases, now have been found to boost corn yields in low-pH soils. The discovery made by Ohio ... improving plant health in acidic soil conditions. "No one in the past has identified such ...

  10. Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for Cleveland Oct. 3

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fruit-vegetable-safety-program-set-cleveland-oct-3

    September 21, 2012 CLEVELAND, Ohio-- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and ... vegetable farms will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Oct. 3 at the Urban Community School, 4909 Lorain Ave., in ... Cleveland. Food safety and Good Agricultural Practices, or GAPS, for fruit and vegetable production are the ...

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