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  1. OSU Expert: Warm Winter Brings Severe Threat of Corn Flea Beetle and Increased Potential for Stewart’s Bacterial Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-warm-winter-brings-severe-threat-corn-flea-beetle-and-increased-potential

    fields this spring for corn flea beetle as the near-record warm winter Ohio has experienced this year is ... Insects such as the corn flea beetle, which targets corn through the spread of the bacterium that causes ... Development Center. Adult beetles that overwinter become active in the spring when the soil temperature ...

  2. Corn Rootworm Populations Decreasing in Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/corn-rootworm-populations-decreasing-ohio

    January 8, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Populations of western corn rootworm beetles in Ohio soybean ... soybean fields have been decreasing every year since the surveys began in 1998. With these beetles, yield ... loss may occur when trap catches are at two beetles per trap per day or higher. Extension personnel ...

  3. Near-record Warm Winter Increases Insect and Pest Threat for Crop Growers This Spring

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/near-record-warm-winter-increases-insect-and-pest-threat-crop-growers-spring

    this spring for black cutworm, slugs, bean leaf beetles, rootworms and other invasive insects as the ... the corn flea beetle, which targets corn through the spread of the bacterium that causes ... Development Center. Black cutworms could also be a bigger problem this year, as could slugs, bean leaf beetles ...

  4. Wild Ohio- Feeding Backyard Birds In Winter

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/wild-ohio-feeding-backyard-birds-winter

    birds. Create your own homemade pine cone and suet cake feeders or edible wildlife art by following these ... http://vimeo.com/19522771 Wild Ohio Backyards for Wildlife: Homemade Pine Cone Bird Feeders http://vimeo.com/35236332 Wild ...

  5. Ribes Trials to Evalute Resistance and Immunity to White Pine Blister Rust

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ribes-trials-evalute-resistance-and-immunity-white-pine-blister-rust

    Ribes varieties must be resistant to white pine blister rust, a devastating disease of white pine trees ... selections we chose are either labeled as showing immunity or show high resistance to the white pine blister ... for white pine blister rust based on the local growing conditions in Ohio. That means if they are ...

  6. Forest Products Industry: Learn about EAB Quarantines, How to Stay in Business April 23 in Holmes Co.

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/forest-products-industry-learn-about-eab-quarantines-how-stay-business-april-23-holmes

    die within three to five years. The pest belongs to a group of metallic wood-boring beetles. Adults ... beneath the bark of ash trees, and when they emerge as adults, leave D-shaped exit holes in the bark about ...

  7. Tour Tomorrow (8/2): Sustainable Ways to Fight Wilt on Melons

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/tour-tomorrow-82-sustainable-ways-fight-wilt-melons

    a free tour tomorrow (8/2) featuring new, non-chemical, sustainable ways to manage cucumber beetles and ... growers rank the cucumber beetle/bacterial wilt complex as their No. 1 problem,” said Celeste Welty, an ... she noted. Cucumber beetles carry the disease and spread it when they feed on melon plants. While most ...

  8. A Mulch That Gives Nearly A Year's Worth of Weed Control

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/mulch-gives-nearly-years-worth-weed-control

    would be a big deal to the industry." Case and Mathers analyzed Douglas fir and pine nugget mulches ... that herbicide-treated Douglas fir bark nuggets were extremely effective for weed control, regardless ... of whether oxyfluorfen (Goal), oryzalin (Surflan) or isoxaben (Gallery) were applied to the bark ...

  9. Ohio Birds And BioDiversity- Woodpecker Boom

    https://ocvn.osu.edu/news/ohio-birds-and-biodiversity-woodpecker-boom

    Emerald Ash Borer and the abundant larvae that lie just under the bark of dead and dying ash trees? Read ...

  10. Cereal Leaf Beetle Outbreak on Ohio Wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cereal-leaf-beetle-outbreak-ohio-wheat

    May 19, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Economic populations of cereal leaf beetle are being found on Ohio ... cereal leaf beetle, both in the southern and central parts of the state, but there is also potential for ... causes widespread problems." The cereal leaf beetle is a wheat pest of bygone days—controlled ...

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