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  1. Corn Rootworm Populations Decreasing in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-rootworm-populations-decreasing-ohio

    "Based on these counts, first year corn rootworm does not appear to be a problem in Ohio at this ... have, in recent years, begun laying eggs in soybean fields which hatch into larvae and feed on corn that ...

  2. Drought-Stressed Corn Struggling to Produce a Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drought-stressed-corn-struggling-produce-crop

    "The corn that is near flowering is suffering because of the effect drought has on the pollination ... silking, a week behind normal development. "Delayed silking can have an extreme impact on yields. Four ... many farmers may be giving up on their corn crop all together this year. Ohio State Extension ...

  3. Chow Line: Sunscreen interferes with vitamin D (for the week of 5/4/08)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-sunscreen-interferes-vitamin-d-week-5408-1

    offer conflicting guidance on the topic, depending on what they believe carries more risk: a vitamin ... tracking your intake of vitamin D for a few days. The Daily Value for vitamin D on Nutrition Facts labels ...

  4. Researchers Seeking Alternative Uses for Soybeans

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-seeking-alternative-uses-soybeans

    on a multi-university project to develop bio-based industrial materials using soybean oil rather than ... for vegetable oils. Oils like palm oil and soybean oil are kind of a glut on the food market, so the ... pressure is on to find some other uses for these products," said Steve St. Martin, an Ohio State ...

  5. List of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Keeps Growing

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/list-herbicide-resistant-weeds-keeps-growing

    February 5, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- The war on weeds appears to be a never-ending battle. Ohio State ... weed species in the state that has gotten the upper hand on chemicals. Smooth pigweed, commonly found ...

  6. Don't Rely on Chemical Treatments to Reduce Vomitoxin Contamination of Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/dont-rely-chemical-treatments-reduce-vomitoxin-contamination-corn

    development in storage, but they shouldn't rely on chemical treatments to prevent any further ... grain rejection and the health impacts on animals. However, he urges farmers to be careful when ... levels during testing, growers should pull multiple samples from multiple locations. For the latest on ...

  7. Farmers Shouldn't Delay in Planting Wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farmers-shouldnt-delay-planting-wheat

    weights because they get paid based on total grain weight and pounds per bushel. They should select ... contact seed companies or their local OSU Extension office to obtain information on wheat varieties. The ... economic outlook on this season's wheat crop is not very optimistic because of overabundance in the ...

  8. Low Soybean Aphid Populations Predicted

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/low-soybean-aphid-populations-predicted

    That's all part of an Integrated Pest Management program," said Hammond. "What this all means ...

  9. Aphids and Rust on the Brain, But Don't Forget About Slugs

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/aphids-and-rust-brain-dont-forget-about-slugs

    will begin feeding on anything that is planted in the field, whether it is corn, soybeans or alfalfa. ... thing growers can do to help control slug damage is to scout their fields on a regular basis. "If ...

  10. Dry Weather May Lead to Stalk Lodging in Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/dry-weather-may-lead-stalk-lodging-corn

    and lodging problems, which can have a significant impact on harvest losses. "Since the dry spell ... adequate marketing and storage decisions." For more on ear molds and mycotoxins, including sampling ... and testing for toxins, log on to ...

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