Pumpkin Diseases Severe This 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 ...
Asian Ladybeetle Infestations May Be Severe This 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 ...
OARDC Event Focuses on the Edible Garden
October 9, 2001 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Innovative horticulture designs, such as the "edible landscape", are breaking the bonds of traditional planting principles. Martin Quigley, an Ohio State University landscape ecologist, said such designs shatter t ...
Sweet Corn Production and Management Focus of Ohio State Extension Program
October 18, 2001 PIKETON-- Growers interested in getting the skinny on sweet corn production--from selecting BT varieties to managing insects to effectively marketing the crop-- will have the opportunity to attend a Sweet Corn School to be held on Nov. 16 ...
Herbicide Varieties Effectively Control Winter Annual Weeds
October 30, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- The struggle to effectively manage winter annual weeds may get easier for corn and soybean farmers. Ohio State University weed scientists have identified several herbicides that help control common chickweed and purple dea ...
Strategies to Help Control Mastitis to be Discussed at Dairy Conference
October 30, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Effectively managing the period between lactation and calving of dairy cattle is a key to controlling mastitis, a bacterial infection that affects milk quality and production. Richard Meiring, of Ohio State University' ...
Preliminary Data Links Human Illness to Animal Disease Found in Sheep
November 6, 2001 WOOSTER, Ohio- An animal disease that has potential links to a human intestinal illness may be more closely tied to sheep rather than dairy cattle, where the disease is most commonly associated. Ohio State University veterinary researcher ...
OSU Extension Seminar Hosts Internationally Known Economist
November 6, 2001 NEWARK, Ohio- Anyone who owns a family business or is interested in starting one will have the opportunity to learn business tips from an internationally known economist at an Ohio State University Extension-sponsored seminar. The Licking ...
Raised Beds Effective in Blueberry Production
November 13, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- The practice of growing fruits and vegetables on raised beds has proven to be successful for blueberries, providing growers with a cheaper, more beneficial alternative production method. Ohio State University research has ...
OSU Extension to Hold LEAP Training
November 13, 2001 PAULDING, Ohio- Practicing sound environmental technologies is a key component to maintaining a successful livestock farm while helping to enhance the industry's responsible image with consumers. "Livestock producers want to bu ...