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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
01/14/2008 Updated Weed Management Resources Now Available COLUMBUS, Ohio -- New herbicides for 2008 are included in the latest version of Weed Control Guide for Ohio and Indiana, now available through Ohio State University Extension and Purdue University Extension. Candace Pollock Mark Loux
11/23/2005 Soil Sampling Only Way to Catch Silent Robber of Soybean Yields WOOSTER, Ohio -- Soybean rust may have been the talk in crop fields across Ohio this season, but now is the time for growers to turn their attention toward a more elusive pest. Candace Pollock Dennis Mills
08/15/2006 44th FSR Dedicated to Molly Caren LONDON, Ohio -- This year's 44th annual Farm Science Review will be dedicated to the late Molly Brown Caren Fisher, who donated her family's 1812 Madison County farm to Ohio State University -- land which is now the Molly Caren Agricultural Center and site of the Review. Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble
08/07/2007 Some Soybean Fields Losing the Battle Against Ohio's Drought COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Like Ohio's corn crop, soybeans are reaching a stage of development where current drought conditions could impact yields. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
07/03/2002 Frost Damage May Contribute to Low Wheat Yields WOOSTER, Ohio - Frost damage on Ohio wheat that occurred earlier in the growing season is becoming more evident now that harvest has begun. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
07/11/2001 Fungus May Help Control Tick Populations COLUMBUS, Ohio - A naturally occurring fungus used as a biopesticide may have some application in controlling tick populations. Candace Pollock Glen Needham, Ken Cradock
01/05/2005 Beef Symposium Targets Marketing Tools LANCASTER, Ohio — Raising beef cattle not only requires the skills to produce a high-quality product, but also the knowledge to develop and implement a plan to bring that product to market. Candace Pollock Stan Smith
02/17/2009 Ohio Farmers Finding Risk Mitigation, Profitability and Conservation Wrapped in One Crop Production System BUCYRUS, Ohio -- An alternative agricultural production system that supports two crops within the same growing season is winning favor among Ohio farmers for its risk management and conservation benefits. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
10/12/2009 Work in Plant Disease Biocontrol Earns OARDC Researcher Spot in World Class South Korean Program WOOSTER, Ohio – An Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center is providing his expertise in biological control of plant diseases through a unique collaboration with South Korean scientists. The collaboration has awarded him participation in that nation's World Class University Program. Candace Pollock Brian McSpadden Gardener
08/09/2010 Self-Guided Exhibit at Farm Science Review to Teach On-Farm Electrical Safety LONDON, Ohio – Electricity from power lines near grain bins can arc to a conductor and farm equipment can be that target, putting the farmer, family, friends or farm hands at risk for electrocution. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
10/29/2007 Ohio Growers Looking to Double Profits with One System COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Based on historically high futures market prices of wheat and soybeans, Ohio growers may try to grab double the profits with one production system. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
08/29/2005 Internationally Renowned Horticulturist to Visit Chadwick Arboretum COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens is welcoming a new perennial garden this fall with the aid of an internationally renowned horticulturist. Candace Pollock Mary Maloney
08/11/2008 Protecting Aquaculture Operations with Biosecurity Seminar REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio -- Aquaculturists looking for more information on improving management practices or protecting their species from diseases can attend an aquaculture biosecurity seminar on Aug. 23 at the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser
05/31/2007 Dry Weather Curse and Blessing for Ohio's Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Prolonged dry weather may turn out to be both a curse and a blessing for Ohio's developing corn crop. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
07/14/2006 Ohio State Soil Scientist Receives Prestigious Award COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A world-renowned Ohio State University soil scientist has received a prestigious World Congress of Soil Science award, an honor bestowed upon recipients once every four years in conjunction with the World Congress of Soil Science conference. Candace Pollock Rattan Lal
08/27/2002 Soybean Disease Could Indicate More Serious Problems WOOSTER, Ohio - A relatively new soybean disease to Ohio is being used as a bio-indicator to diagnose a more serious economic problem. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
02/21/2002 More Efficient Beef Cattle Production, Marketing Eyed With Tagging Program WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio beef cattle producers may soon be leaping into the age of technology with the help of a newly implemented electronic identification program. Candace Pollock Francis Fluharty
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
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
06/03/2010 Get the Latest on Beekeeping and the State of Bee Health at the Ohio State Beekeepers Association Summer Meeting PIKETON, Ohio – Beekeeping enthusiasts, producers, industry specialists and others interested in apiculture and the current state of bee colonies have the opportunity to attend the Ohio State Beekeepers Association summer meeting and workshop on June 19. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser-Moose
10/28/2010 Variety Selection/Seed Treatments Key to Managing Soybean Pathogens WOOSTER, Ohio – With soybean harvest nearly complete, now's the time to be thinking about choosing the right soybean varieties for next season to help manage the myriad of diseases and pests that can impact the crop. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
06/13/2005 Soybean Rust Moving Slower than Predicted WOOSTER, Ohio — Soybean rust is moving northward from the southern United States much slower than predicted, but Ohio's soybean crop may not be out of the woods yet. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
06/05/2008 OSU Extension Offers Meat Goat Field Day PLEASANTVILLE, Ohio -- Diversifying and sustaining a forage base to improve health and enhance animal performance will be the focus of an Ohio State University Extension meat goat field day. Candace Pollock Tony Nye
03/05/2007 New Phytophthora Research to Speed Up Plant Protection WOOSTER, Ohio – A new way of characterizing partial resistance to one of the most devastating soybean diseases may enable germplasm companies to incorporate effective genes more quickly into plant lines that are the most beneficial to growers. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
10/26/2004 Extension Program Highlights Latest in Ag Policy COLUMBUS, Ohio — The latest in agricultural information and food, farm and environmental policies and markets will be highlighted in the upcoming 2004 Ohio State University Extension Agricultural Outlook and Policy Program. Candace Pollock Dan Herms, Stan Ernst
11/27/2001 OSU Extension to Sponsor Direct Marketing Conference Trip MARIETTA, Ohio - Direct marketing is gaining popularity across North America, both from farmers to increase profitability and from consumers who want to receive fresh, local products. Candace Pollock Eric Barrett
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
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
04/16/2010 Producers See Huge Value in Livestock Grazing School CALDWELL, Ohio – Livestock producers who have turned to an Ohio State University Extension forage management school that teaches the basics of rotational livestock grazing have increased their profits, improved production practices and extended their grazing season, according to a recent survey. Candace Pollock Clif Little