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  1. OARDC Adds Greener, Bi-fuel Vehicles to Its Fleet

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-adds-greener-bi-fuel-vehicles-its-fleet

    Pallotta of Pallotta Ford Lincoln in Wooster, Ohio, and Dave Benfield of OARDC talk about running vehicles ... we talk about that with our clients: ‘How do we close the carbon cycle?’ “This is an example of being ... plant also powers a generator that provides about 30 percent of the electricity needs of the main part ...

  2. Chow Line: Science behind appetite complex (7/20/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-science-behind-appetite-complex-72012

    caution us about blindly choosing low-fat versions of foods: The calorie difference between low-fat and ... July 20, 2012 I’ve been overweight all my life. Recently, I’ve read a little about what controls ... Scientists are still uncovering new information about the mechanisms involved. For example, we’ve known for ...

  3. Drought: No Bacon Shortage, But Consumers Can Likely Expect Higher Prices for Pork Next Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drought-no-bacon-shortage-consumers-can-likely-expect-higher-prices-pork-next-year

    Pig Association last week predicting a worldwide shortage of bacon due to drought, the U.S. is not ... production since 2006, according to the U.S. Agriculture Department. As of Sept. 25, the majority of the ... are losing money.  “Pork producers were making about $10 to $12 per head in the beginning of 2012, but ...

  4. Pre-Emergent Herbicides Effective for Weed Control

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/pre-emergent-herbicides-effective-weed-control

    pre-emergence herbicide applications can drastically improve the control of lambsquarter, giant ragweed and ... reducing the number of applications to save time and costs," said Stachler, who also holds a research ... makes it difficult to time a single post-emergence application. • They become more difficult to control ...

  5. Following Harvest, Farmers Have Plenty of Work Ahead

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/following-harvest-farmers-have-plenty-work-ahead

    applications planned in the waning weeks of productivity for 2011. “As we finish harvesting soybeans, farmers ... applicators were ready to go into the field for a long time, and we are glad to finally see them moving.” ... productive this fall. He noted that in addition to fertilizer applications to improve the fertility of the ...

  6. 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

    application," said Lentz, who also is an OSU Extension educator in agriculture and natural resources. "In ... a word, no. "Our research has found that early application won't result in more fertile tillers ... wheat does not readily take up nitrogen until after the stems begin to elongate, which is about six to ...

  7. Green-up marks the time to apply nitrogen in winter wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/green-marks-time-apply-nitrogen-winter-wheat

    enough after application of urea products." This is a concern, he said, considering that OSU ... under these conditions. "Normally at this time of year, we're not worried about ... application. If these conditions occur when applying urea, a urease inhibitor may be used, which should protect ...

  8. Plant Pathologist Honored Nationally for Soybean Rust Work

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/plant-pathologist-honored-nationally-soybean-rust-work

    (OARDC), is among members of the national Asian Soybean Rust Team who have received the U.S. Department of ... U.S., and became one of the national leaders in developing strategies for the detection of, and control ... Extension, especially with soybean rust, and it is wonderful that the highest official in the U.S. government ...

  9. What's the Best Way to Burn (or Not) Certain Forests Around the Great Lakes? New Program Has Science-based Answers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/whats-best-way-burn-or-not-certain-forests-around-great-lakes-new-program-has-science

    federal project based at Ohio State University in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and ... the U.S. Forest Service’s Northern Research Station. The Lake States Fire Science Consortium, ... with the best available science.” “Say a manager comes to us and says, ‘I’m working in a fire-dependent ...

  10. High Yields and a Cost Savings with Liquid Manure

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/high-yields-and-cost-savings-liquid-manure

    if a farmer could plant corn and then use a dragline manure application system to sidedress before ... Arnold said that he hopes to show farmers that manure application, which is generally practiced in the ... purchased fertilizer," said Arnold. Not only can springtime manure application potentially fatten ...

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