Curtis E. Young

County Extension Educator/Associate Professor
OSU Extension Van Wert County



1055 South Washington Street
Van Wert, Ohio 45891

Articles Authored

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An Oil Beetle is on the move in Lucas County, Ohio
Seasonal Jaw-dropping Needle Drop
Plant of the Week - Pokeweed
Insect Word of the Week: Diapause
Fall Armyworm Conquered by Cold
Fungi of the Field and Woods: Do You Really Know Who They Are? - Friday, October 15, 2021
Re-Alert: Fall Armyworm, Part II?
The Return of the Elm Leaf Beetle?
Fall Armyworms March Across Ohio
Gooey, Sticky Resin Droplets On Norway Spruce Foliage Leads To The Discovery Of Spruce Bud Scale Infestations.
Another Fall Feeding Caterpillar
"Giant Mutant Mosquitoes" Abound
Squash Vine Borer Adults
Diagnostic Case Study: It's Another Impala Moonrise
Reverting Back to "Normal"
Roses Are Red And Violets Are Blue Or Are They?
Heavy Maple Seed Production = Slow Leaf Development
We Stand on the Shoulders of a Giant
Daffodils or Jonquils...Are They One in the Same...Which Are They?
Is It A Pine, Spruce, or Fir?
The Bagworm Season is in the Bag
Burgeoning Japanese Beetles and Basswood Leafminers
Bedraggled Elms: the Weevil
From Woodlots to Landscapes: The Impressive Dryad’s Saddle Polypore Fungus.
The European Paper Wasp Conundrum
Boxwoods Go Snap, Crackle, and Pop!
Bagworms in the Bag Bug Bytes
Another Leafminer of Black Locust Bug Bytes
The Other Guignardia... Disease Digest
Harlequin Bug on Cleome Bug Bytes


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Diagnostic Clinic for Master Gardeners
Wild about Wildflowers