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  1. Third Annual Night Insect Walk Scheduled for July 21

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/third-annual-night-insect-walk-scheduled-july-21

    July 17, 2001 WOOSTER, Ohio- Children who enjoy creeping, crawling animals and insects that buzz in the night will have the opportunity to get their fill during the 3rd annual Night Insect Walk being held on the grounds of the Ohio Agricultural Research a ...

  2. Ample Profitable Crop Enterprises Exist for Ohio Growers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ample-profitable-crop-enterprises-exist-ohio-growers

    August 8, 2001 LONDON, Ohio-- From traditional field crops to specialty fruits and vegetables, ample economic opportunities abound for Ohio growers looking to grow something different or who just want a supplemental income. Robert Moore, an Ohio State Uni ...

  3. New Precision Agriculture Device Provides Clues to Crop Health

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-precision-agriculture-device-provides-clues-crop-health

    August 8, 2001 LONDON, Ohio-- Growers may be able to determine the overall health of their crop by measuring plant growth rate throughout the season. Ohio State University agricultural engineers have developed a device, known as a biomass sensor, that cal ...

  4. Protein May Hold Key for Vaccine Development of Pathogen

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/protein-may-hold-key-vaccine-development-pathogen

    August 15, 2001 WOOSTER, Ohio- Ohio State University researchers are hoping that a protein in a food-borne pathogen may lead to vaccine development in its common host- chickens. Qijing Zhang, a researcher with the university's Food Animal Health Rese ...

  5. Wide Variety of Lettuces Can Be Grown in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wide-variety-lettuces-can-be-grown-ohio

    August 15, 2001 WOOSTER, Ohio- There's more to lettuce than what's found in your local grocery store. From exotic, tangy varieties to small, intensely colored heads that fit in your hand, lettuces have a multitude of leaf shapes, head sizes, col ...

  6. Strawberry Production Technique May Save Growers Time and Money

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/strawberry-production-technique-may-save-growers-time-and-money

    August 15, 2001 HILLSBORO, Ohio- A strawberry production technique, new to Ohio, may prove to be an efficient, money-saving practice for growers. Ohio State University researchers at the South Centers in Piketon are growing 10,000 strawberry runners, or t ...

  7. Ornamental Plant Disease New to Ohio Poses Threat to Daylilies

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ornamental-plant-disease-new-ohio-poses-threat-daylilies

    August 29, 2001 COLUMBUS, Ohio- An ornamental plant disease, first diagnosed in Ohio last month, can pose a serious threat to daylilies. Daylily rust, caused by a rust fungus of the Puccinia species, has been reported in Franklin and Cuyahoga counties. Fi ...

  8. New Soybean Varieties Released

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-soybean-varieties-released

    April 24, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Six new soybean varieties, available for seed production this spring, may offer improved field characteristics and increased nutritional benefits than current market varieties. Ohio State University soybean breeders have rel ...

  9. Agri-Terrorism Focus of Ohio State Study

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/agri-terrorism-focus-ohio-state-study

    April 24, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Just how prepared local and state agencies would be in the face of an agri-terrorism threat is the focus of a new Ohio State University study. The study, titled "State and Local Preparedness for Agricultural Terrorism,& ...

  10. Composting Boosts Turfgrass Growth

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/composting-boosts-turfgrass-growth

    April 9, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- A little composting can go a long way when establishing lawns in new urban developments. Ohio State University researchers have found that by adding an inch of compost into the top soil, perennial ryegrass achieves nine times ...

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