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  1. Plant Leaf Surface Impacts Effectiveness of Pesticide Applications

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/plant-leaf-surface-impacts-effectiveness-pesticide-applications

    his colleagues at the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service Application ... agriculture, those who think that pesticide applications work the same on all target surfaces, think again. ... or waxy or varying degrees of both – plays a huge role in the effectiveness of liquid applications ...

  2. Ohio State Researcher: Global Hunger May Be Double Previous Estimates

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-researcher-global-hunger-may-be-double-previous-estimates

    the University of Campinas in Brazil; Yale University; and the U.S. Department of Agriculture's ... "But that doesn't tell you anything about who is the most vulnerable in a population," ... greater rates? And, focusing on calories alone doesn't tell you anything about the quality of the ...

  3. Farm Science Review Wheat Harvest Yields Well Despite Weather Extremes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farm-science-review-wheat-harvest-yields-well-despite-weather-extremes

    ensured by two fungicide applications: one at full flag leaf and one at the first sign of flowering, about ... we followed the OSU application guidelines – making two applications to protect the yield and ...

  4. Fall Herbicide Application Later Than Normal Following Late Harvest

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fall-herbicide-application-later-normal-following-late-harvest

    September 29, 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Fall herbicide applications are still a good idea this year, ... run out of weather.” Loux said fall applications have become standard practice for many growers ... because the season presents an ideal application window for control of many species of weeds that are ...

  5. Some Soil Bacteria Protect Soybeans From Root Diseases

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/some-soil-bacteria-protect-soybeans-root-diseases

    would be ideal candidates for biological control applications. "We know that some bacteria can ... OARDC Seed Grant and the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Research Initiative, the researchers ... found that at 10 soybean sites throughout Ohio only about half of the plants harbored DAPG-producing ...

  6. Over-the-counter Foggers Ineffective Against Bedbugs: Ohio State Study

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/over-counter-foggers-ineffective-against-bedbugs-ohio-state-study

    control tactics; the public's lack of awareness about these insects and how easily they spread; and ...   Following application of the three foggers, Jones and Bryant found little, if any, adverse effects on the ... with the mist, she added, many bedbug populations found in Ohio and throughout the U.S. have varying ...

  7. Commercial Pesticide Training Classes Set; First Is March 30

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/commercial-pesticide-training-classes-set-first-march-30

    Therefore, it is exam time for anyone planning to become a licensed commercial pesticide applicator. In the ... state of Ohio, you must take a series of exams to become a commercial pesticide applicator. Commercial ... applicators include anyone who operates or works for a pesticide application company, public agency, school ...

  8. Be Proactive When it Comes to Soybean Rust

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/be-proactive-when-it-comes-soybean-rust

    industry doing to address it); what Ohio farmers need to know about soybean rust; application methods; ... June 10, 2004 WOOSTER, Ohio — For U.S. soybean growers, it's not a matter of if soybean rust ... will hit the states, just a matter of when. And the more educated growers are about the fungus, the ...

  9. Industry Decisions May Hold Key in Biotech Future

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/industry-decisions-may-hold-key-biotech-future

    Environmental, and Development Economics. “Almost daily we read about the medical impact of crop and livestock ... (herbicide-resistant) wheat plant, in response to international resistance and growing concerns from U.S. producers ... questions about where the future of GM crops is headed. “The crops that are currently being introduced ...

  10. Learn About Emerald Ash Borer Online, for Free — First Webinar on Woodland Management is Jan. 6

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-about-emerald-ash-borer-online-free-%E2%80%94-first-webinar-woodland-management-jan-6

    allowing anyone with broadband Internet access to learn about this destructive pest of ash trees as well ... talk about proper management of woodlands for EAB and other invasive species. “EAB has killed millions ... 10, “Asian Longhorned Beetle,” Julie Spaulding, U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant ...

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