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  1. Economist: Benefits of Country of Origin Labeling Not Quite Clear

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/economist-benefits-country-origin-labeling-not-quite-clear

    October 22, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Whether it's for health and nutrition, safety, sustainability or some other reason, consumers' food-purchasing choices continue to widen. In the mix with local foods, organics and genetically modified products n ...

  2. Dry Weather Curse and Blessing for Ohio's Corn

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    May 31, 2007 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Prolonged dry weather may turn out to be both a curse and a blessing for Ohio's developing corn crop.   Peter Thomison, an Ohio State University Extension agricultural economist, said that the dry soils from lack of rain ...

  3. Dry Weather Contributing to High-Quality Wheat Grain

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    July 22, 2002 WOOSTER, Ohio- While corn and soybean producers continue to sweat out the roller coaster weather ride of the growing season, wheat growers are smiling from ear to ear. The onset of dry conditions during the final stage of grain development m ...

  4. Dry Weather Could Aggravate Insect Damage on Crops

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    June 15, 2007 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Pest pressure on Ohio field crops is not unusual, but with this season's abnormally dry conditions, any extensive feeding injury could put stressed plants in further jeopardy.   Ron Hammond, an Ohio State University Exte ...

  5. Dry Weather Boosting Apple Quality

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/dry-weather-boosting-apple-quality

    October 15, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- The growing season's dry weather may have hurt some crops, like corn and soybeans, but has done wonders for Ohio's apples. The drought may have been a factor in reduced apple production (80 million pounds as of O ...

  6. Dry Weather Can Pose A Feeding Risk for Livestock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/dry-weather-can-pose-feeding-risk-livestock

    August 9, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Livestock grazing on plants or fed cereal grains during drought conditions may run the risk of being poisoned, causing illness and even death. Ohio State University Extension livestock specialists said that certain plants li ...

  7. Dry Conditions, Not Diseases, Affecting This Year's Soybean Yields

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/dry-conditions-not-diseases-affecting-years-soybean-yields

    October 23, 2001 Editor: Photos are available. Contact Candace Pollock at (330) 202-3550 or pollock.58@osu.edu. WOOSTER, Ohio- Environmental stresses, rather than disease pressure, may be the cause of below-average soybean yields throughout some parts of ...

  8. Drought-Stressed Crops May Pose Risks to Livestock

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    August 24, 2005 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dry conditions can do more than just put yield limits on corn. Such situations can also be cause for concern for those growers harvesting their crop for silage.   Maurice Eastridge, an Ohio State University Extension rumin ...

  9. Drought-Stressed Corn Struggling to Produce a Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drought-stressed-corn-struggling-produce-crop

    July 26, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Hit-and-miss rain showers that have been recently soaking parts of Ohio may not be enough to relieve the corn crop's drought stress, ultimately resulting in significant yield losses. "We need a good frontal system t ...

  10. Droughts Have Few Financial Impacts on Farmers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/droughts-have-few-financial-impacts-farmers

    September 11, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- A drought may make a growing season seem pretty ugly for a grower- affecting crop performance that impacts production, shrinks yields and ultimately creates economic problems. But the weather occurrence, as it impacts th ...

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