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  1. Dormant Turfgrass Still Needs a Little 'TLC'

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/dormant-turfgrass-still-needs-little-tlc

    "Disease, and insects, such as billbugs and chinch bugs can cause grass to turn brown," he said. ... it's because the grass is dormant. But if only patches of your lawn are brown, then an insect problem ... north and northeast, are turning brown to counteract the stresses associated with lack of sufficient ...

  2. Turfgrass Pathology Disease Day

    https://oardc.osu.edu/events/turfgrass-pathology-disease-day

    update from the disease clinic – what has been reported and what to look out for as the summer ... and Joe for FREE! July 12, 9:00-12:00pm Program •Spend time looking over ongoing disease research ...

  3. Using the Weather to Control Dollar Spot

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/using-weather-control-dollar-spot

    turfgrass industry's most economically important fungal diseases. Turfgrass plant pathologist Mike ... applications to manage dollar spot--- a disease whose annual appearance can kill grass and leave behind large, ... irregular straw-colored patches. For those maintaining lawns, parks, sports fields and golf courses, the ...

  4. Kudzu Presents Problems, Not Yet Running Rampant in the North

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/kudzu-presents-problems-not-yet-running-rampant-north

    said Dorrance, who is also a soybean disease researcher at the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... searching for patches of kudzu, learning how the plant overwintered in the relatively colder climate of the ... Buckeye State. What she learned over the past six years, coupled with the work of other soybean disease ...

  5. Lawn Maintenance Made Easy

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/lawn-maintenance-made-easy

    September 29, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — In the face of insects, diseases and stress, favor the growth ... grass to turn, then re-water it." This sporadic watering puts stress on the turf, depleting ... becoming more susceptible to diseases, or stops regenerating new leaf tissue, eventually creating a sparse ...

  6. Keep an Eye on Late-Season Soybean Diseases

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/keep-eye-late-season-soybean-diseases

    pith will be chocolate brown. It's important to distinguish the two diseases because they are ... are numerous diseases and pests that growers are contending with. Anne Dorrance, an Ohio State ... should scout and manage these fields where needed to keep late-season soybean diseases at bay. Some ...

  7. Waterman Agricultural & Natural Resources Laboratory

    https://oardc.osu.edu/facility/waterman-agricultural-natural-resources-laboratory

    opportunities in the areas of turf science, dairy management and research, entomology, ecological engineering, ...

  8. Blame the Heat for Delayed Pumpkin Development

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/blame-heat-delayed-pumpkin-development

    influence on those sales." In addition to the effects heat stress has had on the crop, diseases are now ... just now starting to see powdery mildew, a disease that is perfectly suited to the cool weather we are ... having right now," said Riedel. "It's a very significant disease problem once you have it ...

  9. Ribes Trials to Evalute Resistance and Immunity to White Pine Blister Rust

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ribes-trials-evalute-resistance-and-immunity-white-pine-blister-rust

    hybrid). Maurus Brown, an Ohio State University Extension small fruit specialist of OSU South Centers at ... Ribes varieties must be resistant to white pine blister rust, a devastating disease of white pine trees ... of which Ribes are a host. Brown and his colleagues have launched trials at OSU South Centers at ...

  10. Several Nursery Short Course Sessions Offered in Spanish

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/several-nursery-short-course-sessions-offered-spanish

    than 120 educational sessions for nursery, landscape, garden center, tree care and turf professionals. ... Landscape, and Turf Team, and the Ohio Nursery and Landscape Association. Trade show hours are from 11 a.m. ... focusing on meaning and pronunciation. • 10 a.m.-- Identification and control of plant diseases ...

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