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  1. Researcher Improving Plant Production One Seed at a Time

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/researcher-improving-plant-production-one-seed-time

    December 10, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Plant production starts with the seed and Miller McDonald has spent his Ohio State University career furthering research, education and technology in seed germination, vigor and viability.   The seed physiologist with th ...

  2. UPDATE: Olympic-Sized Tale of Generosity Featuring Ohio State Retiree to be Told on NBC

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/update-olympic-sized-tale-generosity-featuring-ohio-state-retiree-be-told-nbc

    'Ladies and gentlemen, may I have your attention. …' Then I read what we had written about ...

  3. Improved Alfalfa Varieties Show Resistance Against Forage Crop Insect

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/improved-alfalfa-varieties-show-resistance-against-forage-crop-insect

    April 2, 2002 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- New developments in alfalfa cultivars have proven to be effective in controlling potato leafhopper, an insect that can cause serious damage and yield loss to the forage crop. Ohio State University 2001 evaluation trials have ...

  4. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Build Your Own Bee House (for the Week of June 10, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-build-your-own-bee-house-week-june-10-2007

    June 6, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: How can I build a house for native bees? You mentioned it last week. A. Get a piece of untreated wood about the size of a loaf of bread. Say, 12 inches long and 4-8 inches thick. ("Untreated" means it hasn't had a ...

  5. Chow Line: Know your numbers: calorie counts differ (for 8/16/09)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-know-your-numbers-calorie-counts-differ-81609-1

    August 7, 2009 Where can I find out how many calories a day I should be eating? I recently started paying attention to calorie intake, and have been using the 2,000-calorie-a-day standard on Nutrition Facts labels. But 2,000 calories a day can't be r ...

  6. Are Deer Eating Your Profits? Reduce the Losses with OSU Extension Workshop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/are-deer-eating-your-profits-reduce-losses-osu-extension-workshop

    October 17, 2007 PIKETON, Ohio-- Deer may be quiet, elusive creatures, but the pronounced damage they leave behind eats away millions of dollars a year in profits. Ohio State University's South Centers at Piketon will offer a deer exclusion workshop ...

  7. Ohio Producers: Reach Your Customers with MarketMaker

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-producers-reach-your-customers-marketmaker

    December 27, 2007 PIKETON, Ohio-- Ohio is joining a nationwide Web-based business program that connects agricultural markets to the clients they serve, whether locally or across state lines. MarketMaker is a free, interactive Web resource that contains de ...

  8. Know Your Ear Rots Before Feeding Grain to Livestock

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/know-your-ear-rots-feeding-grain-livestock

    October 16, 2009 WOOSTER, Ohio – With several types of ear rot diseases appearing on Ohio's corn crop, properly identifying them is important for producers to make decisions about feeding grain to livestock. "It is important to identify ear rot ...

  9. Want to Grow Your Own Backyard Fruits? It's Not Hard to Get Started

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/want-grow-your-own-backyard-fruits-its-not-hard-get-started

    April 6, 2010 DELAWARE, Ohio – With the downturn in the economy and the move toward healthier, locally produced foods, more Ohio homeowners are interested in growing their own backyard fruits. They'll be happy to learn that it isn't hard to get ...

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