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  1. Slug Feeding Injury Rampant for Crop Growers as Near-record Warm Winter Causes the Pests to Attack Weeks Earlier than Normal

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/slug-feeding-injury-rampant-crop-growers-near-record-warm-winter-causes-pests-attack

    May 17, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio – Crop growers should take extra precaution to scout their fields this spring for slugs as the near-record warm winter Ohio has experienced this year has caused these plant feeders to have attacked earlier than normal and reach ...

  2. What's the Best Way to Burn (or Not) Certain Forests Around the Great Lakes? New Program Has Science-based Answers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/whats-best-way-burn-or-not-certain-forests-around-great-lakes-new-program-has-science

    May 21, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Jack pines, which are common in parts of the northern Great Lakes, need fire to thrive. So does the rare and endangered Kirtland’s warbler, which nests only in burned or otherwise disturbed young jack pine stands in a handful ...

  3. OARDC Rose Garden to Hold Open House June 9

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-rose-garden-hold-open-house-june-9

    May 21, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Last year’s mild winter should mean “a grand display of blooms” this spring, said Kelly King, caretaker of Wooster’s Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance, which will hold its free annual open house from 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. on June ...

  4. Remember the Borer: EAB Awareness Week Returns May 20-26

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/remember-borer-eab-awareness-week-returns-may-20-26

    May 22, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Emerald ash borer (EAB), the invasive insect that kills ash trees, continues to spread throughout the state. EAB Awareness Week, May 20-26, is the perfect opportunity to remind Ohioans of this pest's impact and their rol ...

  5. Urban Farming in a Parking Lot? See It in Action in Wooster: Tours Start May 31

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/urban-farming-parking-lot-see-it-action-wooster-tours-start-may-31

    May 22, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Joe Kovach, an Ohio State University scientist who is studying the best ways to grow food in old asphalt parking lots, will hold free public tours at his test plots in Wooster at 4 p.m. on the last Thursday of each month throu ...

  6. Warm Winter, Early Spring Increase Livestock Risk from Noxious Weed

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/warm-winter-early-spring-increase-livestock-risk-noxious-weed

    May 23, 2012 LANCASTER, Ohio – The near-record warm winter and early spring Ohio experienced this year mean that cressleaf groundsel is on the rise earlier than normal and causing potential problems for livestock producers, said an Ohio State University E ...

  7. OSU Sustainable Ag Tour offers up-close look at alternative production systems

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-sustainable-ag-tour-offers-close-look-alternative-production-systems

    May 23, 2012 Ohio State University’s Sustainable Agriculture Team will host four tours this summer on urban agriculture, agritourism, farming research and farmers markets, as part of the 2012 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. The series is a ...

  8. Ohio Sea Grant Offers Great Lakes Climate Curriculum Workshops

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-sea-grant-offers-great-lakes-climate-curriculum-workshops

    May 24, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- This summer, Ohio Sea Grant and Ohio State University's Climate Change Outreach Team will offer one-day workshops to introduce an updated Great Lakes Climate Change Curriculum to science instructors in the Great Lakes re ...

  9. Chow Line: Use 'Top 10' lists to add variety (5/25/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-use-top-10-lists-add-variety-52512

    May 25, 2012 Occasionally I see lists of the “top 10” most nutritious fruits and vegetables, but they’re never quite the same as each other. How much should I pay attention to these kinds of lists? Trying to list the “best” fruits and vegetables is always ...

  10. Summer Science Fun for Kids Planned at Columbus 4-H Camps

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/summer-science-fun-kids-planned-columbus-4-h-camps

    May 25, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- A weeklong "Paws, Claws, Feathers and Friends" 4-H day camp and a three-day overnight 4-H "Camp Tech" are planned at Ohio State University's Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center this summer. The ...

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