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  1. USDA Confirms Case of Mad Cow Disease in California: OSU Experts Available to Discuss

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/usda-confirms-case-mad-cow-disease-california-osu-experts-available-discuss

    a rendering facility in central California was found to be infected with mad cow disease. As part of the ... the nation's fourth case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), or mad cow disease, the first ... are available to speak with the media about the fourth case of mad cow disease confirmed in the U.S. ...

  2. Nationwide Resources Aid in Soybean Rust Preparation

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nationwide-resources-aid-soybean-rust-preparation

    soybean rust. The goal is to provide media with the latest updates on the disease and Ohio State's ... role in research and education. These updates are expected to continue throughout 2005. WOOSTER, Ohio ... nationwide sentinel plots, set up to be the first line of defense in identifying the disease and alerting ...

  3. OSU Extension Bulletins Focus on Managing Field Crop Diseases

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-extension-bulletins-focus-managing-field-crop-diseases

    February 26, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Diseases are the No. 1 limiting factor in field crop performance ... aid farmers in effectively managing diseases that impact corn, soybeans and wheat. "When ... designing a disease management system it is important to consider all of the different strategies to reduce ...

  4. "Crop Profit Game" Satellite Series Scheduled

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/crop-profit-game-satellite-series-scheduled

    treatments and technology, and rating corn disease importance in hybrid selection. * Jan. 11: Weed control ... issues, corn rootworm, precision agriculture update and getting the most from your nitrogen dollar. * Feb. ...

  5. It's Tick Season. Learn to Keep Yourself, Children and Pets Safe

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/its-tick-season-learn-keep-yourself-children-and-pets-safe-0

    included), and by doing so can transmit a variety of diseases, such as Rocky Mountain spotted fever and Lyme ... disease. Fortunately, humans cannot get either disease directly from their pets. “Ticks generate ... trunk, palms and soles. Children are more susceptible to the disease than adults. “People who have ...

  6. Wheat Growers Advised to Scout for Stripe Rust; Still Time to Apply Fungicide

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-growers-advised-scout-stripe-rust-still-time-apply-fungicide

    disease in their fields, according to an Ohio State University Extension wheat researcher. For those who ... do find the disease, there still may be time to apply a fungicide to fields planted with susceptible ... have reduced the risk for another disease, head scab, from having a negative impact on Ohio wheat, ...

  7. Symposium in April to Explore Carbon Sequestration in Urban Green Spaces

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/symposium-april-explore-carbon-sequestration-urban-green-spaces

    lawns, work the soil for home gardens, create landscaping masterpieces, and turn parks into playgrounds. ... Dynamics of Carbon Cycling in Lawn Ecosystems; Urban Tree Species for Carbon Sequestration; Impact of ...

  8. An Animal Disease Found in Sheep May Have Ties to a Human Intestinal Illness

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/animal-disease-found-sheep-may-have-ties-human-intestinal-illness

    a clarification concerning the link between Johne's disease and Crohn's disease. Preliminary studies ... organisms isolated from sheep cause Crohn's disease in humans. In other words, genetic associations may ... not be sufficient to conclude a causal association. WOOSTER, Ohio- An animal disease that has ...

  9. OARDC Receives $2 Million Grant to Support Growing U.S. Greenhouse Tomato Industry

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-receives-2-million-grant-support-growing-us-greenhouse-tomato-industry

    Agriculture (NIFA) to improve disease control and food safety in the country’s multi-million dollar greenhouse ... a more systematic and effective way to combat diseases, which threaten the sustainability of this ... rapidly growing sector of U.S. vegetable production. Annual losses of as much as $1 million due to tomato diseases ...

  10. Preliminary Data Links Human Illness to Animal Disease Found in Sheep

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/preliminary-data-links-human-illness-animal-disease-found-sheep

    November 6, 2001 WOOSTER, Ohio- An animal disease that has potential links to a human intestinal ... illness may be more closely tied to sheep rather than dairy cattle, where the disease is most commonly ... show that the organism that causes Johne's disease (pronounced yo-nees) in sheep may be related to ...

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