The Changing Face of Computers in Agriculture
May 5, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — More Ohio farmers are jumping on the technology bandwagon. Computer adoption is increasing, according to an Ohio State University Extension survey. But what is even more revealing is how the use of such technology is changing. ...
Learn to Identify Soybean Rust at Extension Field Day
June 2, 2005 AMANDA, Ohio — Soybean rust looks so similar to Septoria brown spot (another soybean disease) in its early stages that it's not hard for growers to confuse the two. But an Ohio State University Extension field day will be held to help gr ...
Soybeans Off to a Slow Start
June 6, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's soybean crop, like corn, has gotten off to a slow start this growing season. Cool spring temperatures and cold, moist soils have delayed or slowed seed germination and plant development. "Germination and emer ...
Timing is Right for a Slug Fest
June 7, 2005 WOOSTER, Ohio — Slugs are making a buffet out of slow developing corn and soybeans, and growers need to be scouting their fields now for potential treatment. A cool, moist Ohio spring has caused emergence delays in both crops, and in some par ...
Wheat and Heat Don't Mix
June 13, 2005 WOOSTER, Ohio — Wheat is a cool weather-loving plant. It doesn't respond too kindly to the heat and lately in Ohio the crop's been showing it. Pat Lipps, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Researc ...
Ohio State Launches Endeavor Center
June 20, 2005 PIKETON, Ohio — The future of southern Ohio is now. With just a snip of the ribbon giving way to the entrance of the new Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon Endeavor Center Business Incubator and Training Facility, seven years of ...
Online Newsletter Focuses on Entrepreneurships
June 24, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — An online newsletter, targeted to business management, policy-making and entrepreneurship education, is now available through Ohio State University's Farm Income Enhancement Program of the College of Food, Agricultural, ...
Ohio State Extension Kicks Off Summer Farm Tour Series
July 1, 2005 CARROLTON, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension's Sustainable Agriculture Team has kicked off its annual Summer Farm Tour Series-- on-farm visits and learning workshops that focus on sustainable agricultural and gardening enterprises a ...
Soybean Aphid Populations on the Rise
July 5, 2005 WOOSTER, Ohio — Soybean aphid populations are on the rise in Ohio, just as entomologists and other industry specialists have predicted. Ron Hammond, an Ohio State University research entomologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Develo ...
Potential Spider Mite Outbreak on Soybeans
July 5, 2005 WOOSTER, Ohio — The soybean aphid is not the only insect pest Ohio growers have to keep a close eye on this growing season. The two-spotted spider mite, a sapsucker that can kill soybean plants if in high enough numbers and left untreated, ma ...