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  1. Photo of grapes hanging in a vineyard. Photo by I Stock

    Get Details on New Grape Disease, More at NE Ohio Field Day

    Jul 26, 2016

    KINGSVILLE, Ohio — A new disease could put the squeeze on some of Ohio’s grapevines.

    Called red blotch, it’s a featured topic — one of a bunch — at the Aug. 11 educational field day at the Ashtabula Agricultural Research Station in northeast Ohio.

    The station, which is run by The Ohio State University, does research on growing grapes, especially grapes used to make wine. It’s at 2625 South Ridge East in Kingsville, about 65 miles east of Cleveland.

  2. Photo of several men looking at a pumpkin field. Photo by Ken Chamberlain

    Aug. 18 Pumpkin Field Day Tackles Disease, New Varieties, Use of Drone Technology

    Jul 25, 2016

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, Ohio — This year’s Aug. 18 Pumpkin Field Day will offer growers valuable research updates regarding disease, insect and weed control as well as state-of-the-art demonstrations on the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or drones, for more efficient pest detection.

    Organized by the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University, the event will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Western Agricultural Research Station, 7721 South Charleston Pike, in South Charleston, Ohio.

  3. Photo of a computer keyboard. Photo by I Stock

    Workshop for Natural Resource Pros Will Give Intro to QGIS

    Jul 20, 2016

    MANSFIELD, Ohio — Learn the ABCs of using QGIS — in this case, to map tree cover, land use, water quality and similar data — in an Aug. 17 workshop in Mansfield.

    QGIS is a free and open-source geographic information system, or GIS. It works on operating systems including Mac OS X, Linux, Unix and Microsoft Windows.

    The workshop is for anyone who studies or works with natural resources, including forests, farmland, watersheds and wildlife, said Kathy Smith, coordinator of the event’s sponsor, the Ohio Woodland Stewards Program.