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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. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. Thousand Cankers Coming? How to Spot Walnut Tree Killer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/thousand-cankers-coming-how-spot-walnut-tree-killer

    thousand cankers disease, which is a new, deadly walnut tree illness. It’s close to but not in Ohio yet. ... OH 43210; 614-688-3421; ohiowoods@osu.edu. In the past 10 years, thousand cankers disease has caused ... Pennsylvania just last year. The disease is caused by a fungus,  Geosmithia morbida,  which is spread by a bug ...

  7. 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, ...

  8. UPDATED: Three Honored for Long-Time Dedication and Commitment to Farm Science Review

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/updated-three-honored-long-time-dedication-and-commitment-farm-science-review

    August 16, 2011 Editors: This press release was updated to include photos of the inductees. ... President’s Luncheon on Sept. 20. Donna Brown, David Petritz and Jack Sommers have been selected for induction ... place Sept. 20-22 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Donna Brown, Columbus, Ohio ...

  9. Sports Turf Managers Fighting Bugs by Going Green

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sports-turf-managers-fighting-bugs-going-green

    January 24, 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Not surprisingly, more turf managers are interested in going ... Richmond, examined the use of endophytic turf grasses-- grasses that contain a fungus between the cells of ... "From that research, I recommend this technique to sport turf managers for when they reseed. These tall ...

  10. 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 ...

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