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  1. Ohio 4-H has strength in (volunteer) numbers

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ohio-4-h-has-strength-in-volunteer-numbers

    The positive youth development activities of 4-H uniquely prepare young people for success. All 4-H programs focus on active involvement and quality experiences that stimulate lifelong learning of values and skills, and Ohio is home to one of the  largest ...

  2. Giving mosquitoes 'kidney' failure could help fight spread of malaria

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/giving-mosquitoes-kidney-failure-could-help-fight-spread-malaria

    A CFAES scientist and his collaborators have discovered a chemical that causes "kidney" failure in mosquitoes, which may pave the way to the development of new insecticides to fight potentially deadly mosquito-transmitted diseases such as malari ...

  3. 'It's a great way to get your feet wet if you're just starting out in the business'

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/its-great-way-get-your-feet-wet-if-youre-just-starting-out-in-the-business

    When Lea Richards first stepped into the pilot food processing plant of CFAES's  Food Industries Center,  she was taken aback. "I was really amazed at the breadth of equipment that you have under one roof," said Richards, owner and operator ...

  4. ATI students designing bee-friendly landscape for A.I. Root

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ati-students-designing-bee-friendly-landscape-for-ai-root

    What do candles and flowers have in common (besides romantic candlelight dinners)? Bees, of course, and the  A.I. Root Company  in Medina has sought to bring its history as a candle maker and bee steward together in a project involving ATI's landscap ...

  5. New lab to help fight the (algae-fueled) battle of Lake Erie

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/new-lab-help-fight-the-algae-fueled-battle-lake-erie

    Last year already saw a number of improvements at  Stone Laboratory,  but renovations and updates continue on South Bass and Gibraltar Islands. The newest addition to Stone Lab's facilities will be an Algae and Water Quality Lab, housed in the Stone ...

  6. Oilseed crops bring back history, look toward future at Mellinger Farm

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/oilseed-crops-bring-back-history-look-toward-future-mellinger-farm

    Flax  is blooming again at OARDC's  Mellinger Farm near Wooster. The crop is one of four oilseed crops that will be studied on the property this summer-- the first research plots at the farm since Patricia Quinby and Virginia Reed  generously donated ...

  7. Watch Wheat for Head Scab and Cereal Leaf Beetle

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-14/watch-wheat-head-scab-and-cereal-leaf-beetle

    We are now well into the late-heading and early-flowering growth stages, and understandably, folks are concerned about head scab and vomitoxin. Questions keep coming in about applying fungicides for scab control, particularly when and whether a fungicide ...

  8. Wheat Flowering Growth Stage

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-14/wheat-flowering-growth-stage

    Wheat continues to go through the heading and flowering growth stages across central and northern Ohio. Depending on the weather and the variety, flowering usually occurs about 3-5 days after full head emergence (Feekes 10.5) – earlier under warmer condit ...

  9. Corn Planting Nearing Completion – Time to Troubleshoot Emergence Problems

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-14/corn-planting-nearing-completion-%E2%80%93-time-troubleshoot-emergence

    According to the USDA/NASS (http://www.nass.usda.gov/) for the week ending May 24, corn was 87 percent planted, which was 21 percent ahead of last year and 17 percent ahead of the five-year average. Across the state, corn is at a range of growth stages. S ...

  10. Purple and Yellow Corn, What is Going On?

    https://agcrops.osu.edu/newsletter/corn-newsletter/2015-14/purple-and-yellow-corn-what-going

    Corn seedlings often turn yellow (due to low nitrogen uptake and/or limited chlorophyll synthesis) or purple (reduced root development) under cool, wet conditions. Some hybrids are more likely to increase anthocyanin (purple pigment) content when plants a ...

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