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  1. Fungus May Help Control Tick Populations

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/fungus-may-help-control-tick-populations

    to ticks," said Cradock. "If we find that strain, then it will add a further component for ... for it to work," said Cradock. "But the fungus is a much safer pesticide to use than ... Ken Cradock is studying American dog ticks, collected in natural parks around the state, to determine ...

  2. Newly Named Chadwick Director Sees Arboretum as Campus Unifier

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    presentation of a university landscape has a big impact on student decisions to attend Ohio State, for example. ... Learning Gardens, Maloney desires to take the beauty of the arboretum campus wide. Chadwick Arboretum is ... greatest potential to be one of the more noticeable unifiers of the campus," said Maloney. "The ...

  3. Potential Spider Mite Outbreak on Soybeans

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    July 5, 2005 WOOSTER, Ohio — The soybean aphid is not the only insect pest Ohio growers have to ... plants if in high enough numbers and left untreated, may be a potential problem thanks to hot, dry ... two-spotted spider mite. Now knowing that rain moved through the state and the forecast is for cooler ...

  4. 'OARDC Is Key to Country's Future': USDA Deputy Secretary Merrigan

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    Secretary Kathleen Merrigan said it’s time “to heal” and to move forward with projects ... that are crucial to agriculture and the country’s future development. Merrigan visited the ... Wooster. USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack visited OARDC back in July to tour a renewable energy facility built on ...

  5. OARDC Honors Grad Student, Postdoc, Staff Research

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    Engineering  (FABE), “Development of an Intelligent Sprayer Prototype for Nursery and Orchard Applications”; ... Zhao, Horticulture and Crop Science, “Analysis of Age and Genetic Structure to Reconstruct the History ... Interference Competition Hypothesis for Native Lady Beetle Decline”; Mary Gardiner, adviser. Postdoctoral ...

  6. Sixth Annual Tour of Gardens Set for July 14

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    paths to allow for viewing of wildlife in this natural environment. * Rockenbaugh garden: A wildlife ... wetlands and maintaining natural habitats. For more information on the Tour of Gardens, log on to ... sixth annual Tour of Gardens to be held July 14. The event, titled "A Patchwork of County ...

  7. Free Program to Demonstrate Livestock Handling Principles

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    welfare strategy, and implementing low-stress practices are not only healthy for the animal, but also make ... things easier for the animal handler.   Ohio State University Extension will be offering a free livestock ... to the animal before it begins to back away. Unless the animal is completely tame and has no fear of ...

  8. OSU Extension to Educate Youth on ATV Safety

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    4-H volunteers. "We see the potential for 4-H as a national organization to train young people, ... vehicle) is increasing in popularity throughout the state as the vehicle of choice for trail riding, ... numerous injuries and death. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, between 1982 and 2006 ...

  9. Use of Precision Ag Technology Continues to Grow

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    commercial farmers were ten times more likely to adopt a yield monitor for crop production than farmers in ... the past several years has been growing and that trend is expected to continue as prices fall, ... use of precision agriculture technology and its components-- equipment ranging from yield monitors to ...

  10. Solutions Offered to Continuous Corn Issues at No-Till Conference

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    responds in crop rotations during different growing seasons, to hybrid selection for corn after corn, to ... farmers, and industry experts will be on-hand to present the information. For more information on the Ohio ... agronomist Peter Thomison will join Emerson Nafzinger from the University of Illinois to present a session on ...

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