New Nitrogen Recommendations Now Available
February 21, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- The new nitrogen application recommendations-- focused on dollars and cents-- are now available online. The tri-state (Ohio, Michigan, Indiana) fertilizer recommendations, which focus on current fertilizer and crop prices ...
Intensive Berry Training Program Being Offered to Midwest Growers
February 27, 2006 PIKETON, Ohio-- Ohio State University Extension and Michigan State University Extension are joining forces to provide Midwest berry growers with an intensive two-day training on berry production and management, with a specific emphasis o ...
Ohio State Extension Hosts First Neonatal Calf Workshop
February 28, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Cattle producers and others in the industry can increase their knowledge and skills for successfully rearing today's high-value calves by attending the first Ohio State University Neonatal Calf Care and Management Wo ...
Ohio State Research Looks into Value of Cover Crops
March 3, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Incorporating cover crops into a production rotation may have conservational benefits, but their short-and long-term agronomic value is still being evaluated. With new research, Ohio State University soil fertility specialist ...
Southern Ohio Corn at Risk for Stewart's Wilt
March 17, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Southern and south central Ohio's corn crop may be facing a high risk of Stewart's wilt bacterial disease this growing season. Pierce Paul, an Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Rese ...
Studies to Tackle Increasing NCLB Infections
March 17, 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Northern corn leaf blight may occur throughout parts of Ohio's cornfields this growing season, continuing the trend of high infection observed in susceptible hybrids over the past four years. "One of two things cou ...
Workshop Targets Perch Production and Management
March 21, 2006 PIKETON, Ohio-- When it comes to food fish production in Ohio, yellow perch is the bread and butter of the state's aquaculture industry. To help aquaculturists remain competitive in management and marketing, Ohio State University South ...
Pre-Emergent Herbicides Effective for Weed Control
April 5, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- With resistance to glyphosate increasing in weed species throughout Ohio, the importance of using pre-emergence products as part of an integrated herbicide program is becoming more evident. Jeff Stachler, an Ohio State Unive ...
Transgenic Corn Production Slowly Increasing in Ohio
April 17, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Of all the major corn-producing states in the country, Ohio ranks last in adopting biotechnology varieties, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture survey. But with high-yielding hybrids and seed package incentives, t ...
Properly Manage Glyphosate for Best Weed Control
April 20, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- When it comes to managing weeds with herbicides, the worst thing a grower can do is encourage herbicide resistance through overuse or improper management. Years of mismanaging glyphosate in Ohio crop fields have resulted in ...