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07/01/2008 New Initiative to Boost Business End of Ohio Tourism PIKETON, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension is providing leadership to create a new resource tool enabling Ohio businesses to tap into the $38 billion Ohio tourism industry. Candace Pollock Julie Fox
01/29/2002 Insect's Sweet Tooth Troublesome for Fruit Growers WOOSTER, Ohio - It isn't enough that homeowners must battle to keep the multicolored Asian lady beetle out of their homes, now Ohio fruit growers must contend with another one of the insect's behavioral quirks: an insatiable appetite for sugar. Candace Pollock Joe Kovach
09/05/2006 Early Bird Economic Outlook for Early Risers at FSR LONDON, Ohio -- Early risers looking for the scoop on economic, business or policy issues will have the opportunity to check out new sessions at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review that kick off when the gates open. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts, Stan Ernst
08/15/2007 Millin', Chillin', and Grillin' Returns to Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Music, food, and a little rest and relaxation will be the order of each day at Utzinger Garden during at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Pam Bennett
12/20/2005 Ohio State Students Help in Hurricane Recovery Efforts BATON ROUGE, La -- What do buckeyes and tigers have in common? Most likely nothing, but when it comes to rebuilding the lives of hurricane victims, they are indistinguishable. Candace Pollock Mark Schexnayder, Rene Schmit, Rusty Batty
11/25/2003 Record-High Corn Yields Expected for Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio corn growers are marching into a record-yielding season, all thanks to wise hybrid selections, good management practices and, most of all, some well-timed favorable weather. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
06/01/2010 Grafting Can Help Fight Foliar Diseases, OSU Researchers Find WOOSTER, Ohio – It's not uncommon to use grafting – the process of fusing the rootstock of one plant variety to the top, or scion, of another plant variety – to strengthen resistance against soil-borne diseases. But Ohio State University researchers have discovered that the method can also fight off foliar diseases. Candace Pollock Brian McSpadden-Gardener, Matt Kleinhenz
10/28/2010 Wheat Crop Looking Good WOOSTER, Ohio – With nearly all of Ohio's winter wheat planted, according to the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service, farmers are on track for a potentially successful crop. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
02/09/2009 Get the Benefits of Cover Crops at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference ADA, Ohio -- With only a small percentage of cover crops incorporated into field crop rotations in Ohio, farmers are missing out on a plethora of benefits legumes or grasses may afford. Candace Pollock Jim Hoorman, Rafiq Islam
10/16/2002 Two-Day Seminar To Focus On Meat Goat Production/Marketing WINCHESTER, Ohio - Ohio producers interested in meat goat production and marketing or improving upon their existing meat goat business may find a two-day seminar helpful. Candace Pollock Yi Yang
04/29/2008 Chadwick Arboretum Tree Collection Given Official Name COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A garden of Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens, which showcases over 1,000 native Ohio trees, has been given an official designation in honor of the visionary who helped establish the collection. Candace Pollock Mary Maloney
11/06/2001 OSU Extension Seminar Hosts Internationally Known Economist NEWARK, Ohio - Anyone who owns a family business or is interested in starting one will have the opportunity to learn business tips from an internationally known economist at an Ohio State University Extension-sponsored seminar. Candace Pollock Howard Siegrist
11/06/2001 Corn Yields Good Despite Variable Weather, Diseases COLUMBUS, Ohio - Despite early season wet weather, late season drought and stalk lodging issues caused by diseases, Ohio's corn crop is producing better-than-expected yields. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
06/18/2007 Hot, Dry Conditions Could Invite Two-Spotted Spider Mite WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio's abnormally dry to moderate drought conditions could set the stage for potential problems from a pest that thrives under such an environment. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
09/19/2005 Using Optical Sensors to Improve Nitrogen Management WOOSTER, Ohio — Nitrogen management is probably the single most variable production input growers face in agriculture, and with the continued increase in fertilizer costs, application efficiency is becoming increasingly important. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
04/07/2010 Prospective Plantings Not a Surprise. It's Weather that Could Shape Grower Decisions COLUMBUS, Ohio – There are many factors that drive crop producers' management plans, but ultimately the weather may make the decision for them. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts
11/03/2008 OSU Extension ID System for Animal-Drawn Vehicles Becomes Standard COLUMBUS, Ohio -- After a decade of advocacy and education, Ohio State University Extension recommendations for lighting and marking animal-drawn equipment have been standardized, paving the way for national and international adoption of safety procedures on vehicles, such as Amish buggies, horse-drawn farm wagons and urban carriages. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen, Tom Bean
09/14/2004 Don't Let Late Soybean Harvest Slow Down Wheat Preparation WOOSTER, Ohio — Late soybean harvest may impact Ohio wheat planting, but growers should take steps to prepare for next season's crop, nonetheless. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
08/19/2009 Farm Green Year Round. Learn More at Ohio No-Till Field Day, Sept. 1 RADNOR, Ohio – "Farming Green Year Round" is the theme for this year's Ohio No-Till Field Day, which will focus on production practices that emphasize environmental stewardship while improving the bottom line. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
02/25/2008 Ag Economist Analyzes Farm Bill at Upcoming Farm Forum COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As the 2008 Farm Bill draws closer to finality, one thing is certain: its fate is an uncertainty. Candace Pollock Carl Zulauf
04/24/2002 It's Gypsy Moth Time Again WOOSTER, Ohio - Gypsy moths have begun emerging throughout Ohio and forestry officials speculate the invasive insects will continue to spread throughout the southeastern half of the state. Candace Pollock Dan Herms
04/06/2007 Extending Ohio's Raspberry Season With New Fall Cultivar PIKETON, Ohio -- Black raspberries, the first bramble crop of the summer season, are a favorite among Ohio consumers. Research efforts are under way to extend the season so that black raspberries can continue to be enjoyed in the fall. Candace Pollock Shawn Wright
07/05/2005 Soybean Aphid Populations on the Rise WOOSTER, Ohio — Soybean aphid populations are on the rise in Ohio, just as entomologists and other industry specialists have predicted. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
02/01/2010 Don't Rely on Chemical Treatments to Reduce Vomitoxin Contamination of Corn WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio growers may be concerned about moldy grain and vomitoxin development in storage, but they shouldn't rely on chemical treatments to prevent any further contamination, says an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
10/05/2010 Some Ohio Corn Experiencing Stalk Lodging COLUMBUS, Ohio – Some corn throughout Ohio, already stressed from lack of adequate moisture, is experiencing stalk lodging and stalk rot. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
08/12/2003 A Gloomy Soybean Crop Looming for Some Growers COLUMBUS, Ohio — Soybean growers are batting a thousand this year and some already have three strikes against them. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
06/25/2009 Exercise Caution When Applying Pop-Up Starter Fertilizer WOOSTER, Ohio -- Corn producers who use "pop-up" or in-furrow starter fertilizer at planting should be mindful of their application rates so as not to cause seed injury, resulting in significant plant stand and yield losses. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
05/22/2002 New Insight on Pollinators May Aid Strawberry Production TROY, Ohio - A steady rainfall soaks strawberry fields in this town just outside of Dayton, but the weather doesn't deter Ohio State University entomologists from trekking through standing water and mud to record the growth progression of strawberry blooms - food for many insects whose pollination transforms the flowers into fruit. Candace Pollock Roger Williams
12/03/2007 OSU Nursery Short Course/CENTS Highlights Ohio Green Industry COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The rich tradition of green industry educational opportunities and trade show exhibits returns to the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, in January. Candace Pollock Cheryl Cuthbert
06/12/2001 OARDC Site of Tree Climbing Event WOOSTER, Ohio - The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center campus will be the site of a tree climbing competition on June 16. Candace Pollock Alan Klonowski, Ken Cochran