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  1. Drought-Stressed Corn Struggling to Produce a Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/drought-stressed-corn-struggling-produce-crop

    specialists have been receiving reports of silk clipping from rootworm beetles and Japanese beetles, which is ... insect problems. The beetles are clipping off the silks and feeding on the pollen, so there are no silks ... Treatment to control rootworm beetles is warranted if five or more beetles are found per silk mass when 75 ...

  2. Have Questions on Exotic Tree Pests? OSU Extension Offers Free Program for Woodland Owners and Homeowners on Oct. 27 in Bryan (NW Ohio)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/have-questions-exotic-tree-pests-osu-extension-offers-free-program-woodland-owners-and

    October 14, 2011 Emerald ash borer and Asian longhorned beetle will be focus of event. BRYAN, ... emerald ash borer (EAB) and Asian longhorned beetle (ALB). The free program will be held Thursday, Oct. ...

  3. Organic Farming Research Foundation Grant Awarded to OSU Soil Fertility Lab

    https://soilfertility.osu.edu/news/organic-farming-research-foundation-grant-awarded-osu-soil-fertility-lab

    factsheets focusing on soil health testing on organic farms. We are excited to begin this research and ...

  4. 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

    May 21, 2012 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Jack pines, which are common in parts of the northern Great Lakes, ... otherwise disturbed young jack pine stands in a handful of locations in Michigan, Wisconsin and Ontario-- ... region, such as northwest Ohio, and red pine and jack pine forests in the north, including the burned-over ...

  5. Southern Ohio to See 17-Year Periodical Cicadas

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/southern-ohio-see-17-year-periodical-cicadas

    http://bugs.osu.edu/~bugdoc/PerioCicada/index.htm. Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher False False False False False False False False False False False ...

  6. Organic Mulches May Restore Fertility of Degraded Soils

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/organic-mulches-may-restore-fertility-degraded-soils

    trimmings, as well as a mixture of hardwood bark and composted manure on the health of disturbed soils in ... have a carbon-nitrogen ratio of about 18:1. Hardwood bark has a carbon-nitrogen ratio of 70:1, but ...

  7. Researchers Screening Soybean Lines for Virus Resistance

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researchers-screening-soybean-lines-virus-resistance

    virus relatively new to Ohio. The bean pod mottle virus, transmitted by the bean leaf beetle, was ... the virus may impact yields. "We know very little about this virus, how the bean leaf beetle ... also studying the bean leaf beetle to determine which generation carries the virus and at what point ...

  8. Soybean Aphid No-Show?

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/soybean-aphid-no-show

    Bean leaf beetles, Mexican bean beetles, Japanese beetles and grasshoppers are likely to be making an ... growers pay special attention to the bean leaf beetle, whose first generation brood not only feeds on ... that another treatment targeted at the first generation helps to slow the feeding of bean leaf beetles ...

  9. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hypothetical Groundhog/Whistlepig Food-snarfing and/or Projectile-projecting (for the Week of March 23, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-hypothetical-groundhogwhistlepig-food-snarfing-andor

    some answers: 1. They don't. Woodchucks eat leaves, plus bark in a pinch, but not the wood ... that's under the bark. (Sometimes they do gnaw on wood.) And they make their dens in the ground, not in ...

  10. Media Advisory: Ohio State Experts Available to Speak on Thousand Cankers Disease in Walnut Trees

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/media-advisory-ohio-state-experts-available-speak-thousand-cankers-disease-walnut-trees

    discovery in Ohio of the walnut twig beetle. The insect is known to carry the fungus that causes deadly ... including, recently, the emerald ash borer and the Asian longhorned beetle. Wooster, 330-202-3506, ... smartphone app that allows users to spot and report invasive species, such as the walnut twig beetle, in Ohio ...

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