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  1. New Insight on Pollinators May Aid Strawberry Production

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-insight-pollinators-may-aid-strawberry-production

    standing water and mud to record the growth progression of strawberry blooms- food for many insects whose ... pollination transforms the flowers into fruit. "The blooms have to be open wide enough for the insects to ... able to create a new opportunity for beekeepers to provide those species to the grower," said ...

  2. Iceland President Returning to Ohio to Raise Climate Change Awareness

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/iceland-president-returning-ohio-raise-climate-change-awareness

    December 1, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – Iceland President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson is returning to Ohio to ... Grimsson will visit Ohio from Dec. 9 to Dec. 13 to continue fostering the relationship between his country ... The lecture, "Iceland's Lessons for World Sustainability: Soil as the New Soldier in ...

  3. Germplasm Center Reviving Old-Style Petunias

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/germplasm-center-reviving-old-style-petunias

    not uncommon, but what makes these so special is that they haven't been in the public eye for ... to the OPGC. "We were told that the viability of the seed was very low," said David Tay, ... OPGC director. "It was our job to try and save that seed and produce germplasm of the cultivars ...

  4. Drought-Stressed Corn Struggling to Produce a Crop

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

    significant yield losses. "We need a good frontal system to sit over the state and dump rain for about ... to pollinate," said Thomison. "For many farmers, insect pressure is another nail in the ... shouldn't jump the gun just yet in coming up with other options to salvage their crop for uses other than ...

  5. Black Raspberries Top Growers List in Survey

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/black-raspberries-top-growers-list-survey

    and marketing berries steadily increasing in Ohio, we wanted to get a feel for what is currently being ... in Ohio, according to a pre-season survey by Ohio State University researchers. Fifty-seven percent ... in a series of raspberry studies being conducted this summer. The surveys are designed to determine ...

  6. Industry Decisions May Hold Key in Biotech Future

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/industry-decisions-may-hold-key-biotech-future

    crops may be setting a precedent for how genetically modified (GM) crops will be produced and marketed ... production focus on biotechnology. “It seems to me that an issue being raised is whether the development of ... and weed control to developing characteristics that consumers want.” Monsanto, the United States ...

  7. OARDC Names Family Scholarship Award Winners

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-names-family-scholarship-award-winners

    at the University of Akron. His goals are to be a licensed science and social-studies teacher for ... $500 awards, to be used to pay tuition and other college costs, were presented by OARDC Director Steve ... College of Nursing. She plans to complete the four-year program and become a registered nurse, possibly ...

  8. Aggressive Weed a Potential Problem for Livestock Producers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/aggressive-weed-potential-problem-livestock-producers

    stage in fall or early spring. • Refer to product labels for herbicide use restrictions regarding ... United States, has found its way to Ohio overtaking pastures and hay fields and creating an undesirable ... feeding situation for livestock.   Clif Little, an Ohio State University Extension educator, said that ...

  9. Ohio State Curriculum to Incorporate Animal Welfare Topics

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-curriculum-incorporate-animal-welfare-topics

    emphasized, educators should also be charged in helping to bridge the gap between a genuine concern for an ... is to make sure students are educated in a fashion so that they have a greater awareness for animal ... production begins in the classroom, and they are taking a proactive approach to instill that responsibility ...

  10. Long, Painful Recovery for U.S. Dairy Farmers

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/long-painful-recovery-us-dairy-farmers

    national milk cow herd from the 9.3 million mark to under 9 million, that is painful for a lot of farmers ... industry are pushing for changes to avoid this situation in the future. Such proposals include the Holstein ... October 30, 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio – The U.S. dairy industry needs to shed an additional 200,000 head ...

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