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  1. Ohio State Forestry Students to Hold Christmas Tree Sale Nov. 29-Dec. 2

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-forestry-students-hold-christmas-tree-sale-nov-29-dec-2

    The trees are fresh cut Ohio-grown Fraser firs, Scotch pines, white pines and blue spruces in heights ...

  2. Holiday Traditions Workshop at Caesar's Creek State Park

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/holiday-traditions-workshop-caesars-creek-state-park

    material to work with.  White cedar, Douglas fir, white and scotch pine branches, wild grape vines, sweet ... gum balls, acorns, buckeyes, hickory nuts, milkweed pods, as well as Norway, white spruce, hemlock, ... white and scotch pine cones were in abundance.        Complementing the tree greenery were flower and ...

  3. Herbicide-Treated Mulches Effective Method of Weed Control

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/herbicide-treated-mulches-effective-method-weed-control

    organic mulches (pine nuggets, cypress, Douglas fir, hardwood bark, rice hulls, cocoa bean shells, and ... required in the nursery and landscape industries. Based on the results, rice hulls and hardwood bark ... considered commercially acceptable," said Mathers. Other pre-treated mulches, like pine nuggets, also ...

  4. Storm Cleanup Good Opportunity to Check for Emerald Ash Borer

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/storm-cleanup-good-opportunity-check-emerald-ash-borer

    which feed on EAB larvae living under the trees bark. Other symptoms of EAB infestation € such as the ... sapwood € require that the bark be peeled off to detect them. A fact sheet with details and pictures of ... Diagnostic Check-off List under the Factsheets/Bulletins section of the Web site) or through local OSU ...

  5. Exotic Tree Pest Generating Concern in Forestry/Nursery Industries

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/exotic-tree-pest-generating-concern-forestrynursery-industries

    beetle, known as the emerald ash borer, has been identified as Agrilus planipennis, and is generating ... similarly to other insects in the genus Agrilus, such as the bronze birch borer, a key pest of white-barked ... years is more common," said Herms. Infestations prove fatal because the larvae feed under the bark ...

  6. Sports Turf Managers Fighting Bugs by Going Green

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sports-turf-managers-fighting-bugs-going-green

    green. That's why Dave Shetlar, Ohio State University Extension, will present “Cost Effective and ... Columbus. "There's concern about exposure to pesticides," said Shetlar, also known as the ... meet those expectations." In his talk, Shetlar will offer details to grounds staff, coaches, ...

  7. Viburnum Chewer Makes Its Way Into Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/viburnum-chewer-makes-its-way-ohio

    hungry for the popular woody ornamentals. The viburnum leaf beetle, Pyrrhalta viburni, was recently ... sighting of the pest in U.S. territory occurred in 1996 in New York state. Since then, the beetle has ... viburnum leaf beetle is a very damaging, invasive pest," said Dan Herms, an entomologist with Ohio ...

  8. Ohio Christmas Tree Association honors Dave Shetlar

    https://students.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news/ohio-christmas-tree-association-honors-dave-shetlar

    We’re pleased to inform you that Dave Shetlar, Entomology, has been elected to the Hall of Fame of ...

  9. Media Advisory: Ohio State Experts Available to Speak on Bees and Pesticides

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/media-advisory-ohio-state-experts-available-speak-bees-and-pesticides

    Dave Shetlar,  a professor in the Department of Entomology based in Columbus, described a less-toxic ...  Shetlar specializes in pests of turfgrass and landscape plants. Johnson, Ellsworth and Shetlar have ...

  10. Researchers Investigate Nursery Stock Bark Splitting

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-investigate-nursery-stock-bark-splitting

    January 3, 2006 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Nursery tree stock throughout Ohio is suffering from bark ... felt that bark splitting was something that was easy to diagnose. But what is happening here is ... unusual." Bark splitting, or cracking, occurs on thin-barked trees and most commonly on the southwest side ...

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