Keep Livestock Away from Poison Hemlock
June 16, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio—The carrot family, which boasts a variety of familiar edibles such as parsley, celery, carrots, anise, fennel and cilantro, also contains a highly poisonous plant that many people confuse for its nontoxic counterparts. Stan Sm ...
Learn How Drip Irrigation Can Boost On-Farm Profits at July 15 Workshop
June 17, 2010 PIKETON, Ohio – Specialty fruit and vegetable crop producers looking to gain a better understanding of how drip irrigation can boost on-farm profits have the opportunity to attend an Ohio State University Extension drip irrigation workshop o ...
Soybean Rust Confirmed in Southern U.S., But Little Threat to Ohio Crop
June 17, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Soybean rust has been reported on soybeans in the southern United States for the first time this year, but it's unlikely that Ohio soybean growers will have to worry about the disease this growing season. "The first ...
Soybean Growers: Keep an Eye Out for White Mold
June 22, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio soybean growers may not have to worry about soybean rust, but they should be keeping their eyes out for potential white mold developments. "The weather conditions over the past few weeks are very similar to last yea ...
Proper Harvesting and Testing of Scabby Wheat Important to Minimize Vomitoxin Levels
June 22, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – With wheat harvest now under way in Ohio, sampling and testing for vomitoxin in head scab-infected wheat is vital to prevent further losses and avoid potential health problems in humans and livestock. Pierce Paul, an Ohio Sta ...
What's New at This Year's Farm Science Review
July 7, 2010 LONDON, Ohio –Throughout its 48-year history, Ohio State University's Farm Science Review has been at the forefront of showcasing the future of agriculture. From the first no-till demonstrations to the introduction of big farm equipment ...
New Ribes Trials and Compost Sock System Demo Part of Hort Field Night
July 15, 2010 PIKETON, Ohio – A new trial for currants and gooseberries at Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon will be featured at the upcoming OSU South Centers Horticulture Field Night Aug. 12, along with a demonstration of compost socks that ...
Researchers Taking Three-Pronged Approach to Flooding/Disease Impacts on Soybeans
July 15, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Farmers' hands are tied when it comes to managing soybean injury related to soil flooding and water-loving root rot diseases, but after several years of research at Ohio State University and U.S. Department of Agricultu ...
Western Bean Cutworm Egg Masses and Larvae Found in Ohio
July 26, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – For the first time since the trapping of Western bean cutworm moths in corn began in 2006, Ohio State University research entomologists have identified egg masses and larvae. The find reveals that populations continue to incr ...
Harmful Algal Blooms Impacting Landowner Ponds and Small Lakes
July 26, 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Harmful algal blooms, like those affecting Grand Lake St. Marys, are popping up in ponds and small lakes throughout Ohio, and Ohio State University Extension educators are encouraging landowners to protect their family, pets ...