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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. 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. Spotlight Fund: CFAES New Facilities & Renovations Fund

    https://advancement.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/newsletter/cfaes-connect/july-2015/cfaes-news/spotlight-fund-cfaes-new-facilities-renovations-fund

    supports planning for and construction of such vital projects. Read more  here. ...

  5. EPDs Help Cattlemen Make Better Genetic Improvement Decisions

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/epds-help-cattlemen-make-better-genetic-improvement-decisions

    Difference, or EPD, is a statistical estimate of how a given animal compares to its breed’s average for a wide ... for cattle breeders, is fertility.” A new EPD reported by the American Angus Association aims to help ... substantive data for producers to evaluate in genetic decisions. “The genomic data has solidified the data we ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. Soil Testing Night

    https://miami.osu.edu/events/soil-testing-night

    Miami East FFA will provide free soil testing and recommendations to the first 100 samples and ...

  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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