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  1. Christmas Trees Offer Many Environmental Benefits — And You Can Put a Dollar Sign Next to Them

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/christmas-trees-offer-many-environmental-benefits-%E2%80%94-and-you-can-put-dollar-sign-next

    up." A blue spruce with a 2-inch-diameter trunk growing on a Christmas tree farm in, say, Doylestown in ... runoff and reduction of atmospheric carbon by 20 pounds. Meanwhile, a Scotch pine at that same location ... blue spruce planted in Columbus in front of a single-family home, for example, will provide $12 every ...

  2. Home Gardeners

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/horticulture/home-gardeners

    question.   Soil Testing OSU factsheet-  Soil Testing for Ohio Lawns, Landscapes, Fruit Crops and Vegetable ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Ohio State Scientist: EPA's Alert on Imprelis is Warranted

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-scientist-epas-alert-imprelis-warranted

    including to Norway spruce and white pine, after Imprelis was used. On Aug. 11, the EPA issued an order to ...

  5. The Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) Training Program for Green Industry Professionals: A Success!

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/asian-longhorned-beetle-alb-training-program-green-industry-professionals-success

    beetles have a strong preference for maples (Acer spp.); however, they can also infest and kill trees ... belonging to 12 taxonomic genera.  This is why it is so important to eradicate this beetle from North ... suspicious beetles and tree boring activity. Four Ways to Report Suspicious Beetles and Tree Boring Activity: ...

  6. A Recipe for Recreational Safety at the Farm Pond

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/july-2017/emergency-management/recipe-recreational-safety-farm-pond

    University Extension Factsheets AEX-314, Water Testing, at http://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-314 and ... AEX-315, Where to Have Your Water Tested, at http://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-315 for resources. Post ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Non-Native Invasive Pests

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/horticulture/non-native-invasive-pests

      Asian Longhorned Beetle (ALB) OSU Extension ALB Fact Sheet  The Tale of Two Beetles- Canadian ... Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Multi-State EAB Website Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle (MALB) OSU Extension MALB ...

  9. Chain Saw Safety

    https://agsafety.osu.edu/newsletter/ag-safety-stat/november-2017/announcements/chain-saw-safety

    chain saws on Ohioline at, https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/aex-79033. Ohioline is the Ohio State ...

  10. Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease virus 2 (RHD2) confirmed in Ohio

    https://hamilton.osu.edu/news/rabbit-hemorrhagic-disease-virus-2-rhd2-confirmed-ohio

    http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/Factsheets/pdfs/rabbit_hemorrhagic_disease.pdf Important information on cleaning and sanitizing Remember that disinfection cannot occur until ... "Rabbit Hemmorhagic Disease."  (June 2016) At http://www.cfsph.iastate.edu/DiseaseInfo/factsheets ...

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