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  1. Keep an Eye on Pest Pressures on Field Crops

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/keep-eye-pest-pressures-field-crops

    soybeans begin emerging, slugs will be waiting to feed on the young plants. "The areas with prior slug ... which hatch out later this month, enjoy feeding on and cutting young corn plants. "The biggest ... a lot of insect activity on early growth," said Hammond. Hammond said that scouting is one of the ...

  2. OSU Extension to Hold Gateway Garden Jubilee Field Day, Aug. 1

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    Gateway Learning Gardens in Springfield, Ohio on Aug. 1 The public is invited to the Gateway Garden ... Ohio. For more information, log on to http://clark.osu.edu/horticulture/special-events, or call (937) ...

  3. Professor Honored for Global Commitment

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    Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences COLUMBUS, Ohio-- On his way home from work every evening, Herbert ... either the Philippines or China-- but the countries' tighter restrictions on international shipping ... Senate Committee on Diversity in cooperation with the Office of Human Resources. They are designed to ...

  4. Take Steps to Control Ornamental Plant Diseases

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/take-steps-control-ornamental-plant-diseases

    drop, and scabby lesions on the fruit. Chatfield said apple scab can be controlled through fungicide ... and will probably peak this week. "If you wait until you see the fungus on the leaves, then ... Parfait'. Black spot of rose produces round-to-irregular black splotches and yellowing on the leaves. Leaf ...

  5. Ohio Weed May Be Useful Forage Product

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    with Quackgrass and Their Effects on Forage Production"), recently published in the journal Crop ... on what exactly is a weed," said David Barker, an Ohio State University research grassland ... Ohio pasture species. The results, based on replacement-series experiments with two-week and six-week ...

  6. Options Limited to Rectify Compacted Fields This Spring

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    last fall due to record-setting soggy conditions may be facing compaction issues, and depending on ... worse by performing deep tillage on wet soils because it destroys the soil structure," said Reeder. ... Years of Ohio State research on Hoytville silty clay loam showed that through compaction, 10 percent to ...

  7. OARDC Scientist Earns International Poultry Group Honor

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-scientist-earns-international-poultry-group-honor

    molecular and cellular mechanisms regulating muscle growth in chickens and turkeys with an emphasis on ... matrix in meat tenderness; and the effect of genetic selection of poultry for increased growth rate on ...

  8. It's Gypsy Moth Time Again

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    to the southern boundaries of Hocking and Athens counties. The insect feeds on more than 100 species ... currents carry them from the tree canopies on the ridges into the valleys below." The ODA will begin ... as adults in July. For more information about ODA's suppression treatments, log on to ...

  9. Fungus May Help Control Tick Populations

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fungus-may-help-control-tick-populations

    IPM of ticks." Beauveria bassiana strains control an insect by growing on it, secreting enzymes ... their use on ornamental plants, turfgrass, and food and other crops grown outdoors or in greenhouses. ... whether the ticks show signs of infection. "On a high estimate, we expect to find three percent of ...

  10. Corn Planting Behind Schedule

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    still on growers' sides, but they shouldn't wait too long to get their corn planted. "We ... corn often times results in compaction which translates into more moisture stress later on in the ... for denitrification. This may cause a nitrogen deficiency problem which could put a ceiling on yield ...

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