Heavy Maple Seed Production = Slow Leaf Development

Phone calls and e-mail messages to Extension offices from landowners concerned about the health of maples should soon be on the rise. That's because maples, especially silver (Acer saccharinum) and red maples (A. rubrum), in many regions of Ohio as well as Indiana and Kentucky are producing loads of winged seeds (samaras).
Published on
Authors
Joe Boggs
Curtis E. Young

Turfgrass Times, 05.01.2020

Last Friday, the OSU Turfgrass Team recorded their timely Turfgrass Times. Team regulars included Dr. David Gardner; Dr. Ed Nangle; Joe Rimelspach; and Dr. Dave Shetlar (aka the Bug Doc); with two special guests OSU's Dr. Karl Danneberger and meteorologist Ben Gelber NBC4 WCMH-TV.
Published on
Authors
Amy Stone

Check Out the Spotted Lanternfly FactSheet

While the spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) (SLF) has not been found in Ohio, the detection of the non-native invasive in Western Pennsylvania has people concerned. Ashley Kulhanek, OSU Extension Agriculture and Natural Resources Educator in Medina County, and Jamie Dahl, Central State University Extension's Forest Outreach Coordinator, have co-authored a FactSheet, Be Alert for Spotted Lanternfly, ANR-83.
Published on
Authors
Ashley Kulhanek
Amy Stone

Soil Testing

We have been fielding a lot of questions on soil testing this spring. While these type of questions are more frequent this time of the year, we are wondering, since more people are staying home, if there is a new or renewed interesting in gardening, landscaping or lawn care. People maybe looking for something to do while social distancing. Of course one of the first steps in success is to soil test.
Published on
Authors
Amy Stone