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  1. Composting Boosts Turfgrass Growth

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/composting-boosts-turfgrass-growth

    April 9, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- A little composting can go a long way when establishing lawns in new urban developments. Ohio State University researchers have found that by adding an inch of compost into the top soil, perennial ryegrass achieves nine times ...

  2. New Center to Promote Agricultural Safety and Health

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-center-promote-agricultural-safety-and-health

    April 9, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Agriculture is one of the most important United States industries, representing 13 percent of the nation's economy, but it is also one of the most dangerous. According to the National Safety Council, over 700 farmers and ...

  3. Selenium Uptake in Berries Offers Organic Option in Nutrition

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/selenium-uptake-berries-offers-organic-option-nutrition

    April 9, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Small fruit crops such as strawberries and black raspberries can effectively uptake selenium, increasing concentrations of the nutrient in its leaves and berries and providing potential health benefits for consumers. Ohio Sta ...

  4. Improved Alfalfa Varieties Show Resistance Against Forage Crop Insect

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/improved-alfalfa-varieties-show-resistance-against-forage-crop-insect

    April 2, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- New developments in alfalfa cultivars have proven to be effective in controlling potato leafhopper, an insect that can cause serious damage and yield loss to the forage crop. Ohio State University 2001 evaluation trials have ...

  5. Managing Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle Focus of OSU-Hosted Meetings

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/managing-multicolored-asian-lady-beetle-focus-osu-hosted-meetings

    August 29, 2001 WOOSTER, Ohio- Ohio State University entomologists are trying to find out what makes the multicolored Asian lady beetle tick. If successful, the information could provide relief for Ohio homeowners who must contend with the insect, which i ...

  6. Ohio Corn Growers Facing Stalk Quality Issues

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-corn-growers-facing-stalk-quality-issues

    September 12, 2001 WOOSTER, Ohio- Severe stalk rot from anthracnose, a corn residue-borne disease, is creating the potential for stalk lodging throughout Ohio cornfields. Ohio State University plant pathologist Pat Lipps said growers should be scouting th ...

  7. Best Time to Harvest Corn a Guessing Game

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/best-time-harvest-corn-guessing-game

    September 12, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- From too much rain to not enough, to threatening diseases, uneven fields and early season cold injury, the performance of Ohio's corn crop has remained an uncertainty for growers all season. But one thing that is ce ...

  8. Alternative Farming Opportunities Focus of Field Day

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/alternative-farming-opportunities-focus-field-day

    September 17, 2001 AUGUSTA, Ohio- Dogs, which have long been used to guard and herd livestock, are taking a back seat to a rather unusual, exotic animal. The llama, a member of the camel family and generally used as a beast of burden, is finding its place ...

  9. Pumpkin Diseases Severe This Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/pumpkin-diseases-severe-year

    September 17, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- It may be slim pickings for customers looking for a pumpkin to carve for Halloween this year. Fungal diseases, such as powdery mildew, downy mildew and the little-known Microdochium blight, have not been kind to this yea ...

  10. Asian Ladybeetle Infestations May Be Severe This Season

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/asian-ladybeetle-infestations-may-be-severe-season

    October 2, 2001 WOOSTER, Ohio- Images of insects swarming upon a residential neighborhood is the stuff science fiction movies are made of. But fiction has become reality for many Ohio residents who are invaded year after year by the multicolored Asian lad ...

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