Ohio State Research Looks into Value of Cover Crops
March 3, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Incorporating cover crops into a production rotation may have conservational benefits, but their short-and long-term agronomic value is still being evaluated. With new research, Ohio State University soil fertility specialist ...
Southern Ohio Corn at Risk for Stewart's Wilt
March 17, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Southern and south central Ohio's corn crop may be facing a high risk of Stewart's wilt bacterial disease this growing season. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Rese ...
Studies to Tackle Increasing NCLB Infections
March 17, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Northern corn leaf blight may occur throughout parts of Ohio's cornfields this growing season, continuing the trend of high infection observed in susceptible hybrids over the past four years. "One of two things cou ...
Workshop Targets Perch Production and Management
March 21, 2006 PIKETON, Ohio-- When it comes to food fish production in Ohio, yellow perch is the bread and butter of the state's aquaculture industry. To help aquaculturists remain competitive in management and marketing, Ohio State University South ...
Pre-Emergent Herbicides Effective for Weed Control
April 5, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- With resistance to glyphosate increasing in weed species throughout Ohio, the importance of using pre-emergence products as part of an integrated herbicide program is becoming more evident. Jeff Stachler, an Ohio State Unive ...
Transgenic Corn Production Slowly Increasing in Ohio
April 17, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Of all the major corn-producing states in the country, Ohio ranks last in adopting biotechnology varieties, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture survey. But with high-yielding hybrids and seed package incentives, t ...
Properly Manage Glyphosate for Best Weed Control
April 20, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- When it comes to managing weeds with herbicides, the worst thing a grower can do is encourage herbicide resistance through overuse or improper management. Years of mismanaging glyphosate in Ohio crop fields have resulted in ...
Ohio to Play Host to Ag Agent Conference After 34 Year Absence
April 25, 2006 CINCINNATI, Ohio-- A river may separate Ohio from Kentucky, but for members of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents, it serves as a link to the opportunities that await participants of the 91st annual NACAA Annual Meeting ...
Chadwick Arboretum Celebrates Arbor Day
May 5, 2006 Editor's note: Photos are available. Contact Victor Van Buchem at (614) 292-3319 or firstname.lastname@example.org. COLUMBUS, Ohio-- "Tenacious" could be a good word to describe the American Elm, tree once decimated by Dutch Elm Disease t ...
Scout Now for Wheat Diseases
May 8, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Ohio's wheat is performing well, but now is the time for growers to start scouting for leaf diseases to continue keeping the crop in tip-top shape. "The wheat is now between growth stages 7 (jointing) and 9 (full flag ...