Time To Straighten Out Peach Leaf Curl

As I was out and about in orchards seeing which apples have yet to picked and simply enjoying the colors of ripening fruit; suddenly, I was stopped in my wanderings to be absolutely stunned and amazed by the fall leaf colors of peaches.  I had NEVER noticed the subtle colors and beauty of peach leaves that I observed for the first time this year.  There were purples, reds, oranges, yellows and every shade or tint in-between and how beautiful they looked as they were starting to fall.  I was savoring the moment, when my mind immediately jumped to- “Hey, peach leaves are...

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Erik Draper
Emerald Ash Borer University Kicks-Off Fall Season of Invasive Species Topics stone.91@osu.edu Tue, 11/02/2021 - 08:36
Emerald Ash Borer University (EABU) is pleased to announce the fall season of EABU! Register to hear experts discuss topics ranging from spotted lanternfly to box tree moth to the future of ash trees!  
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Amy Stone

Turfgrass Times, 10.28.2021

Want to hear about the latest and greatest information on turf? How about a plug for the 2021 Ohio Turfgrass Foundation Short Course and Tradeshow, which will once again be held in collaboration with the 2021 OSU Green Industry Short Course. The face-to-face event will be held the first full week in December at the Columbus Convention Center. Monday will include some pre-conference options, with concurrent sessions on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.
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Amy Stone

Oak Wilt Update From The Clinic

Oak wilt is a disease caused by the fungal organism Bretziella fagacearum. The disease can spread both underground and above ground. The disease is spread underground to healthy oaks through the root system of infected oak trees. Additionally, sap-sucking beetles can be attracted to the fungal mats that form under the bark of infected, dead oaks and can spread the disease above ground as they move to uninfected oaks.
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Joy Pierzynski, PhD