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  1. Protecting Harvested Grains Even More Important This Year Thanks to Drought and Lower Yield Forecasts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/protecting-harvested-grains-even-more-important-year-thanks-drought-and-lower-yield

    many Ohio farms this year, growers need to take extra care to ensure that every bushel they’re able to ... harvest is protected against mold, pests and other problems that can ruin what grains they’ve managed to ... harvest, said an Ohio State University Extension educator. After the long, hot summer farmers have suffered ...

  2. Farm Science Review Wheat Harvest Yields Well Despite Weather Extremes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/farm-science-review-wheat-harvest-yields-well-despite-weather-extremes

    wettest spring in a century, the Ohio State University Farm Science Review wheat harvest yielded ... spring created disease pressure all the way through harvest.” Douridas said the positive outcome was ... ensured by two fungicide applications: one at full flag leaf and one at the first sign of flowering, about ...

  3. Wheat Disease Management Reaches Critical Stage; Spray Timing Key

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-disease-management-reaches-critical-stage-spray-timing-key

    with warmer weather in the forecast, flowering should begin within the next 10 to 20 days,” Paul ... forecasted for later this week and early next week (May 13-18). Rain plus warmer weather plus wheat flowering ... equals an increased risk for head scab and vomitoxin. Early flowering fields in southern Ohio may be at risk ...

  4. Wheat Growers Advised to Scout for Stripe Rust; Still Time to Apply Fungicide

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-growers-advised-scout-stripe-rust-still-time-apply-fungicide

    sunlight and reduces grain fill. “Read fungicide labels carefully and pay attention to pre-harvest ... development, growers should still scout carefully for stripe rust, as some farmers have reported finding the ... (Feekes 10.5) as the harvest restriction should not be applied, whereas other products cannot be applied ...

  5. As Wheat Flowers, Risk for Head Scab Spreads Across Ohio

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/wheat-flowers-risk-head-scab-spreads-across-ohio

    May 25, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – With wheat flowering throughout Ohio, now is the time for the ... risk of head scab development on wheat in their county. According to the site, for wheat flowering the ... conditions seven days leading up to flowering to calculate risk. In general, prolonged periods of warm and ...

  6. Prevent Head Scab: Avoid Planting Wheat After Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/prevent-head-scab-avoid-planting-wheat-after-corn

    October 7, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio growers following wheat planting after corn harvest should be ... scab, a major disease of wheat that affects the crop during the flowering stage, is caused by the same ... present in the corn stubble left in the field after harvest. In addition we had high levels of scab and ...

  7. Cut Flower Growers to Meet in Wooster Aug. 8

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/cut-flower-growers-meet-wooster-aug-8

    May 27, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio-- The Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers (ASCFG) will hold its ... Wooster Aug. 8. The meeting will bring together cut flower growers from the Midwest, Northeast and Ohio ... cut flowers. A tour of OARDC’s Secrest Arboretum will feature Ken Cochran, the arboretum’s program ...

  8. A Good Year for Ohio Wheat

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/good-year-ohio-wheat

    forecast at 68 bushels per acre, five bushels per acre more than last year. Farmers harvested over ... temperatures during flowering period and good timing of rains kept head scab development, as well as other ... diseases, to a minimum. "Even though we had rain during the flowering period, we didn't have ...

  9. Business Is Blooming: Cut Flower Growers Set to Meet

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/business-blooming-cut-flower-growers-set-meet

    July 29, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Cut flower growers from the Midwest and beyond will blossom in ... for Specialty Cut Flower Growers. “Specialty cut flower production is a rewarding farm enterprise,” ... is a great time for specialty cut flower producers,” she said. “Consumers, florists and wholesalers ...

  10. Plant Germplasm Center Steadily Building Collection

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/plant-germplasm-center-steadily-building-collection

    pollinating as long as there are flowers available," said Stieve. "They are also perennial, which ... flowers that tend to give honeybees problems," said Stieve. "Bumblebees have the strength to get ... into snapdragon flowers, for example, whereas honeybees don't have the strength to push their way ...

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