Tips to Get Corn Off to a Good Start
April 17, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Planting mismanagement can put a ceiling on yield potential, even before the plant emerges from the soil. Farmers should keep this in mind as they prepare for this year's corn production. Spring started off much like l ...
Researchers Domesticating Amazonian Fish for Conservation
April 17, 2008 Editor's Note: Photos are available. Contact Candace Pollock at (614) 292-3799 or firstname.lastname@example.org. COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Aquarium enthusiasts, drawn to the unique and unusual nature of South American fish, may eventually be able to ...
Chadwick Arboretum to Hold Arbor Day Event, April 25
April 21, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The public is invited to celebrate Arbor Day with Ohio State University on Friday, April 25 at 10 a.m. The free event, sponsored by Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens, will take place at Arboretum North, located north ...
Time to Assess Rapidly Developing Wheat
April 22, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Spring is here and that means it's time for Ohio wheat growers to head to the fields to assess their crop in order to make timely management decisions. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Oh ...
New Rules for Getting Around at Farm Science Review
April 22, 2008 LONDON, Ohio-- Be sure to bring your walking shoes for Ohio State University's Farm Science Review, Sept. 16-18 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Beginning this year, visitors to Ohio's premiere agricultural ...
Solution to Global Food Crisis is Managing Natural Resources
April 23, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The world may be on the verge of a second Green Revolution, says an Ohio State University soil scientist. But while the original pulled people from the brink of starvation using genetics, he believes the success of the curr ...
Carbon Storage in No-Till Varies with Soil Type/Depth
April 28, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- No-till production is widely considered an appropriate crop production system for sequestering carbon-- the process of storing carbon in plants and the soil so that the buildup of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is reduced ...
Chadwick Arboretum Tree Collection Given Official Name
April 29, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- A garden of Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens, which showcases over 1,000 native Ohio trees, has been given an official designation in honor of the visionary who helped establish the colle ...
Learn to Grow Blueberries at Home
May 1, 2008 PIKETON, Ohio-- Don't let rising food prices keep you from enjoying your favorite summer fruit crops, like blueberries. With the right soil and little space required, blueberries can be easily incorporated into a home garden. Ohio State U ...
Some Fall Cover Crops Can Reduce SCN Populations
May 5, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- The benefits of cover crops continue to grow. Touted for conserving soil while filling forage needs, some plant varieties also have the potential to suppress soybean cyst nematode populations in no-till fields. Ohio State Univ ...