A microscopic parasitic roundworm is costing Pacific Northwest wheat growers $51 million in lost revenue each year because it's cutting grain yields by an average of about 5 percent, according to estimates by Oregon State University researchers.
Are you thinking about using manure to fertilize your farm but want more information? Properly managed manure applications recycle nutrients to crops, improve soil quality, and protect water quality. From deciding whether manure is ...
Topics covered include the life cycle of entomopathogenic nematodes; how they control insect pests; obtaining, using, and storing; soil conditions necessary; application preparation, equipment, and rates; pesticide safety; and websites that provide more specific information.
OSU experts bust some well-established myths
Oregon State University Crop and Soil Science Masters student Pahoua Yang focuses her research project on Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Her project is to determine baseline information for several commercial ...
If you see notches in leaves, chances are your plant is being attacked by pesky beetle
Be sure to ID insects first before choosing a method for control