Ohio Berries Tops, According to Consumer Taste Test
June 10, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sweeter, fresher, juicier — so makes the mark of a good strawberry and, according to Ohio consumers, Ohio-grown berries top the competition in fitting the bill. In a consumer taste test held recently during the "Ohio Pr ...
Soybean Aphid No-Show?
July 21, 2004 WOOSTER, Ohio — The soybean aphid, an insect pest whose quirky behavior has made it more famous than the actual damage it causes, is doing something this season that Midwest entomologists may have successfully predicted: absolutely nothing. ...
Ohio State Extension to Host Direct Marketing Tours
August 2, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two Ohio farm markets that combine agricultural produce and agritourism will be the focus of Ohio State University Extension Direct Marketing Twilight Tours in August. The events, sponsored by Ohio State Extension's Di ...
Lay the Foundation for a Successful Business
August 3, 2004 LONDON, Ohio-- Starting a farming enterprise is like building a house. You need to lay the foundations before construction can begin. Though no one would think to leave out a foundation when it comes to building a home, many tend to skip th ...
Apples on Their Way to an Early Harvest
August 4, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Early bloom and favorable weather are driving apples to an early harvest. Dick Funt, an Ohio State University Extension small fruit specialist, said that some early varieties, normally harvested in August, were plucked from ...
Pumpkins Facing Another Year of Diseases
September 10, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — There doesn't seem to be one year where pumpkin growers escape serious disease issues. And this year is no different. Mac Riedel, an Ohio State University Extension vegetable specialist, said that fruit quality cou ...
Ohio State Vet Med Offering Aquaculture Diagnostics Workshop
September 27, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Individuals interested in aquaculture, fish diseases and hands-on diagnostic training are invited to attend a 2-day workshop at Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine Oct. 1-2. The Fish Disease and ...
Lawn Maintenance Made Easy
September 29, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — In the face of insects, diseases and stress, favor the growth of the grass and a lawn will take care of itself. That's the best advice Dave Gardner, an Ohio State University Extension horticulture and crop science ...
Soybean Yields Surprisingly High Early into Harvest
September 30, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio soybeans may turn out to be the surprise performance of the growing season. Early harvest of the crop is producing yields ranging anywhere from the low 40s into the upper 70s in bushels per acre, much higher than w ...
BioEnergy Conference to Showcase Ohio's Energy Resources
October 5, 2004 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio is one of the leading states in biomass resources, and an upcoming bioenergy conference is designed to introduce participants to those resources and the feasibility of converting them into potentially useful energy al ...