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  1. Stewart's Wilt Risk Low for Ohio's Corn

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/stewarts-wilt-risk-low-ohios-corn

    carried and spread by adult flea beetles. Based on the flea beetle index, conducted by Ohio State ... to have a low to moderate threat. The flea beetle index is calculated as the sum of the average ... temperatures of December, January and February. Index values less than 90 indicate a negligible disease threat, ...

  2. Ohio State Experts Offer Tips on Best Management Practices to Keep Phosphorus on the Field, Improve Water Quality

    https://zse.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/su/cfaes_main/news/articles/ohio-state-experts-offer-tips-best-management-practices-keep-phosphorus-the-field

    edge-of-field losses of phosphorus. The USDA-NRCS Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index provides a risk of loss index and ... project. Now in its second year, the project seeks to revise the Ohio Phosphorus Risk Index to be more ...

  3. New Precision Agriculture Device Provides Clues to Crop Health

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-precision-agriculture-device-provides-clues-crop-health

    overall plant volume. The sensor, which measures the growth rate index, is calibrated to store normal ... plant may have a growth index of 50, but say a farmer has a particular area where the index of growth ...

  4. Columbus 4-H Camps Focus on Pets, Robots

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/columbus-4-h-camps-focus-pets-robots

    http://www.ohio4h.org/4hscience/index.html.-30- Martha Filipic Sally McClaskey True False False True False False False False False False False ...

  5. OSU Expert: Warm Winter Brings Severe Threat of Corn Flea Beetle and Increased Potential for Stewart’s Bacterial Wilt

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/osu-expert-warm-winter-brings-severe-threat-corn-flea-beetle-and-increased-potential

    during mild winters than during cold winters, Hammond said. Using a “flea beetle index” that calculates ... threat, OSU Extension researchers have found that all areas of the state have indexes above 100, ...

  6. Threat of Corn Flea Beetle, Stewart’s Bacterial Wilt Negligible in Ohio this Spring

    https://zse.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/su/cfaes_main/news/articles/threat-corn-flea-beetle-stewart%E2%80%99s-bacterial-wilt-negligible-in-ohio-spring

    cold winters, he said. Using a “flea beetle index” that calculates the average sum temperature of ... have found that all areas of the state have indexes of less than 90, suggesting that the risk is ...

  7. Chow Line: Eat better without breaking the bank

    https://zse.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/su/cfaes_main/news/articles/chow-line-eat-better-without-breaking-the-bank

    130 percent of the poverty line scored 48 percent on a Healthy Eating Index, a measure of how well ...

  8. Oct. 14: How to Stop Algal Blooms, Keep Drinking Water Safe

    https://zse.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/su/cfaes_main/news/articles/oct-14-how-stop-algal-blooms-keep-drinking-water-safe

    revise Ohio’s Phosphorus Risk Index. Farmers use the index to plan their fertilizer applications. Steve ...

  9. Concerned About Lead in Water? Here Are Steps You Can Take

    https://zse.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/su/cfaes_main/news/articles/concerned-about-lead-in-water-here-are-steps-you-can-take

    water testing and ask for tests for lead, copper and pH and a corrosion index test, Mancl said. The cost ...

  10. NOAA, partners predict severe harmful algal bloom for Lake Erie

    https://zse.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/su/cfaes_main/news/articles/noaa-partners-predict-severe-harmful-algal-bloom-for-lake-erie

    will peak in August or early September. The bloom will be expected to measure 8.7 on the severity index ... may equal or exceed 2013, which had the second worse bloom in this century. The severity index runs ...

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