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  1. Keep Livestock Away from Poison Hemlock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/keep-livestock-away-poison-hemlock

    noxious weed looks similar to and smells like other plants in the carrot family (Apiaceae, formerly known ... poisonous including the leaves, stems, seeds and roots. Simply handling the plant can cause toxic reactions ... in humans," said Smith. "Thankfully, the taste of leaves and seeds to livestock is ...

  2. How Birds Help Our Gardens: Ohio Classic Available for Preorder

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/how-birds-help-our-gardens-ohio-classic-available-preorder

    details the ecological and economic impacts of 91 common species € the insect pests and weed seeds they ... http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~news/story.php?id=5176. “The place of birds in nature is entirely unique Gossard and Harry write. “Each species ... of insects; their planting of seeds; as destroyers of rodents and noxious animals; as destroyers of ...

  3. Ohio Farmers Planting More Corn Per Acre

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-farmers-planting-more-corn-acre

    seeds per acre and have a good expectation of high yields, at least up to a point, says an Ohio State ... 30,000 seeds per acre, and seed companies are asking us to test up to 42-50,000 plants per acre-- if only ... years-- 2006, 2009 and 2010-- they found optimum yields when seeding at rates of 36,000 and above. ...

  4. Resources for 2009 H1N1 Information

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/resources-2009-h1n1-information

    Flu Education/Prevention http://extension.osu.edu/~news/story.php?id=5150 Maintaining Herd Health in ... Ohio Pigs Amid Swine Flu Outbreaks http://extension.osu.edu/~news/story.php?id=5149 Chow Line: Pork and ... swine flu: the rest of the story http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~news/story.php?id=5153 Ohio State ...

  5. Ohio State Expert: Tips Growers Can Use to Get Corn Crop off to a Good Start This Year

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-expert-tips-growers-can-use-get-corn-crop-good-start-year

    right seed depth adjustments based on soil conditions, says an Ohio State University Extension expert.  ... poorly drained soils or those prone to ponding: Yield reductions resulting from “mudding the seed in” may ... be much greater than those resulting from a slight planting delay. Also, if dry corn seed absorbs ...

  6. Ohio State Trials Reveal Consumer Preference of New Ornamental Plants

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-trials-reveal-consumer-preference-new-ornamental-plants

    cultivated varieties, or cultivars, developed by more than 30 seed companies from across the U.S. Among them ... Ball Seed's Gerbera 'Funtastic Mango' (container trial), and PanAmerican Seed ... 'Narai Orange' (AmeriSeed) Hibiscus 'Mahogany Splendor' (PanAmerican Seed) Angelonia ...

  7. GRASSOLOGY!! As seen on TV!!

    https://turfdisease.osu.edu/news/grassology-seen-tv

    else in the world. When selecting grass seed, we always tell our students and people in the industry ... state-mandated seed label is found. The seed label will tell you the percentage of each species in the bag, what ... present.   Grassology seed bag. When we look more closely at the seed label on Grassology (see Photo ...

  8. Proper Storage Important to Keeping Seeds Viable

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/proper-storage-important-keeping-seeds-viable

    July 12, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio- Keeping a plant seed dry is the most important storage rule in ... Center, said that too much moisture is the biggest contributing factor behind seed deterioration that ... floriculture professionals can avoid through proper seed storage. "The higher the seed moisture content, ...

  9. Managing Soybean Seed Supply When Quality Comes into Question

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/managing-soybean-seed-supply-when-quality-comes-question

    this year, may face crop production challenges due to less than optimum seed quality. Anne Dorrance, an ... said that soybean seed production fields were harvested last year when the seed was large and very dry, ... resulting in thin seed coats. This seed can be easily damaged, translating into potentially lower ...

  10. X-ray Technology Improves Seed Assessment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/x-ray-technology-improves-seed-assessment

    germplasm and preserving seed for the future lies in time and accuracy. The quicker, more efficient the ... boundaries to become one of the few sites in the world to explore the use of medical x-ray technology in seed ... science. "The traditional way to determine if a seed lot is viable or not is to perform a germination ...

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