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  1. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Splash in Trash (for the Week of May 3, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-splash-trash-week-may-3-2009

    It's called the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. It's in the northern part of the Pacific Ocean. And ... "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" entry has a map that shows the location of the patch (if something the ... size of the biggest country in the European Union can be called, erm, a "patch") (yes, and ...

  2. Be a Part of Ohio's Grape/Wine Industries. Learn How at Farm Science Review.

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/be-part-ohios-grapewine-industries-learn-how-farm-science-review

    it takes to establish their own vineyard at this year's Farm Science Review. Maurus Brown, an ... increase," said Brown. "We want to educate producers on how to get started with their own vineyard, not ... only as a hobby, but also for industry." Brown will present baseline information on the ...

  3. What is Wrong with This Plant? New OSU Extension Program Helps to Diagnosis Problems

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/what-wrong-plant-new-osu-extension-program-helps-diagnosis-problems

    Diagnostic Academy, hosted by the Woodland Stewards Team and the Extension, Nursery, Landscape and Turf Team ... diseases," said Kathy Smith, an OSU Extension associate in forestry. "It's more than just throwing ... woody plant diseases, insect and mite problems and cultural and environmental challenges. Attendees will ...

  4. Keep an Eye Out for Ticks, OSU Researcher Recommends

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/keep-eye-out-ticks-osu-researcher-recommends

    ticks have been getting a bad rap over the years because of the severe diseases various species carry, ... mainly Lyme disease and spotted fever. "People in general react negatively to ticks. They hear about ... ticks through Lyme disease and it makes them afraid," he said. "I think lack of education and ...

  5. Pests of the Rare and the Familiar at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/pests-rare-and-familiar-farm-science-review

    samples of insects, pests and diseases; answer questions related to field crops and landscape and garden ... FSR exhibit grounds. Soybean cyst nematode and the brown marmorated stink bug will be specifically ... yields," SCN is the No. 2 soybean pest in Ohio. SCN may be an all too familiar pest, but the brown ...

  6. Stewart's Wilt Risk Low for Ohio's Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/stewarts-wilt-risk-low-ohios-corn

    predicted to be low throughout much of Ohio's corn crop this year. The disease is caused by a bacterium ... Stewart's Disease should a negligible threat in 2010 for much of the state. Only southern Ohio is considered ... temperatures of December, January and February. Index values less than 90 indicate a negligible disease threat, ...

  7. Get the Latest on Sudden Death Syndrome at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/get-latest-sudden-death-syndrome-conservation-tillage-and-technology-conference

    February 15, 2010 ADA, Ohio – Sudden death syndrome, a soybean disease once confined to just ... information about the disease and ways they can manage it.   Anne Dorrance, an Ohio State University plant ... Ohio State University Extension appointment. "But the biggest factor tied to the disease is ...

  8. Corn Diseases Not Helping Drought-Stressed Plants

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-diseases-not-helping-drought-stressed-plants

    lesions rapidly enlarge, and as the tissue dies, the diseased area turns brown. The advancing edge of the ... September 11, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- The presence of corn leaf diseases throughout Ohio is adding ... Center, said that growers should be identifying which fields are suffering from diseases and marking those ...

  9. Launch a Wine Grape Business. Learn How at Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/launch-wine-grape-business-learn-how-farm-science-review

    State University's Farm Science Review. Maurus Brown, an OSU Extension small fruit specialist, and ... Agricultural Research and Development Center. Brown said that the program, which was launched this year, ... specifically for the production of vinifera and French-American hybrids," said Brown. The incentive ...

  10. Respiratory Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2019/respiratory-safety

    respiratory diseases at https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-591105. Put a box of N-95s in the farm truck ...

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