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  1. Soybean Aphid Populations Predicted to be Low in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-aphid-populations-predicted-be-low-ohio

    part of the state generally void of the pest. In addition, cooler-than-normal summer temperatures in ... Ohio pushed the flights of winged aphids into late August/early September, when populations normally ... that's it," said Hammond. "There are not a lot of aphids out there. Generally this year would ...

  2. Entomologist: No Formosan Termite-Infested Mulch in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/entomologist-no-formosan-termite-infested-mulch-ohio

    from the general public regarding concerns that termite-infested mulch (specifically of the Formosan ... mulch, wood, or any other kind of wood waste outside their area. This material is being put into ...

  3. Ohio Corn Planting Behind Schedule

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-corn-planting-behind-schedule

    "Generally we start seeing yields begin to fall about 1.5 bushels per acre per day of delayed planted after ... season hybrids first. "Full-season hybrids generally show greater yield reduction when planting is ... of herbicide-resistant corn hybrids if planting will extend into June. "Hybrids like Round-up ...

  4. Tour on Aug. 27: Cover Crops’ Big Benefits

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tour-aug-27-cover-crops%E2%80%99-big-benefits

    clover into grain crops. And he says incorporating rye into soybeans has not only improved the soils’ ...

  5. Higher Food, Commodity Prices Prompting Focus on Ag Policy, Research

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/higher-food-commodity-prices-prompting-focus-ag-policy-research

    cereal grains. An important factor is the amount of processing-- generally, the more the processing, the ... energy-intensive industry, and the rising petroleum prices filter their way into farm production costs," ... Whatever decisions are made, Zulauf hopes that the policy response will take into account the long view, he ...

  6. Nutrient Management Key to Reducing Dissolved Phosphorus in Lake Erie

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nutrient-management-key-reducing-dissolved-phosphorus-lake-erie

    phosphorus going into Lake Erie over the past 50 years, but must reevaluate nutrient management practices to ... phosphorous going into the lakes,” said Greg LaBarge, Extension educator and one of the leaders of Extension’s ... total loading going into the lake from agriculture. We cleaned up the phosphorous and had a very healthy ...

  7. Ohio State Partner in $5.7M Grant to Develop New Biofuel

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-partner-57m-grant-develop-new-biofuel

    cheaply converted into a renewable transportation fuel.   OARDC's role in the project involves the engineering of ... that can be converted into a diesel-like fuel. Farnesene is one of many sesquiterpenes, compounds that ... manipulate this plant so that it diverts more resin into farnesene. As this model is optimized, research ...

  8. Late-planted Corn Could Lead to Additional Drying Costs at Harvest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/late-planted-corn-could-lead-additional-drying-costs-harvest

    planting and recent rains leading into harvest, farmers in the Eastern Corn Belt might expect corn coming ... planting dates between mid-April and late-May, the crop follows a general pattern of dry-down of up to ...

  9. Spreading Manure on Frozen Ground Option for Producers, But Proper Application Crucial

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/spreading-manure-frozen-ground-option-producers-proper-application-crucial

    are the least likely to have manure move in a concentrated flow toward and into water resources.-- The ... alternating strips 60- to 200-feet wide, generally on the contour; or in the case of contour strips, on alternating ...

  10. Early Spring Nitrogen Application Likely Won’t Increase Yields for Late Planted Wheat, Ohio State Expert Says

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/early-spring-nitrogen-application-likely-won%E2%80%99t-increase-yields-late-planted-wheat-ohio

    tillers." Oftentimes, farmers may want to get into their fields and spread nitrogen early because labor ... the general recommendation is to apply nitrogen one time between green-up and early stem elongation. ...

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