Agriculture and Natural Resources
Apr 24 2015 - 11:41am
Two experts with The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences are available to speak about listeria and ice cream in light of two recent recalls, one of which involves Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams in Columbus.
On Tuesday, Blue Bell Creameries of Texas expanded an earlier recall to include all of its products, sold in 23 states. Eight cases of listeriosis in Kansas and Texas, including three deaths, have been linked to Blue Bell products.
Apr 24 2015 - 11:08am
Large populations of black cutworms reported last week in Indiana and Kentucky means Ohio farmers can soon expect to see the migratory moths in the Buckeye State, an entomologist with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University said.
Apr 22 2015 - 2:28pm
In order to combat the damaging impact of spotted wing drosophila on small fruit crops, growers have to know what the winged pests look like so they can start treatment even after finding just one of them in their fields, according to an entomologist with the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences at The Ohio State University.
The spotted wing drosophila, which can destroy an entire fruit crop, looks like a common vinegar fly to the untrained eye, said Jim Jasinski, an Ohio State University Extension educator and Integrated Pest Management program coordinator.