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 ...
Ribes Trials to Evalute Resistance and Immunity to White Pine Blister Rust
July 26, 2010 PIKETON, Ohio – The small fruit industry in Ohio is quickly expanding beyond blueberries, brambles and strawberries. The market now exists for Ribes, perennial woody shrubs that produce a variety of edible berries, such as gooseberries, curr ...
Apply Lessons Learned in 2010 to Next Season's Wheat Crop
July 29, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – If the 2010 growing season was any indication, disease management needs to be one of the top things on growers' lists if they are going to have a great wheat crop, says an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologis ...
Learn How to Start a Commercial Vineyard at Free Workshop
July 29, 2010 PIKETON, Ohio – Commercial grape growers, or those interested in starting a commercial vineyard, are invited to attend a free viticulture workshop at Ohio State University's South Centers at Piketon on Aug. 13. The event, sponsored by t ...
More Wheat Varieties Resistant to Head Scab Now Available
August 2, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – As wheat growers prepare to plant their crop this fall, they are encouraged to choose varieties that are resistant to head scab. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist, said that more varieties are ...