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06/02/2005 Learn to Identify Soybean Rust at Extension Field Day AMANDA, Ohio — Soybean rust looks so similar to Septoria brown spot (another soybean disease) in its early stages that it's not hard for growers to confuse the two. But an Ohio State University Extension field day will be held to help growers make the distinction. Candace Pollock Stan Smith
05/31/2006 Animal Welfare Programs Foster Human/Animal Relationship COLUMBUS, Ohio -- How producers verbally and physically handle their livestock can have a profound impact on animal behavior and performance. To get the most out of productivity in a nurturing environment, Ohio State University animal science researchers are launching animal welfare training programs that foster human-animal interaction. Candace Pollock Steve Moeller, Naomi Botheras, Maurice Eastridge
05/25/2010 As Wheat Flowers, Risk for Head Scab Spreads Across Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio – With wheat flowering throughout Ohio, now is the time for the potential for head scab – a disease that affects the crop during wet, warm conditions. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
06/21/2007 Forgotten Wheat Pest Back in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio -- A wheat pest that has been off the radar screen for the past three decades in Ohio may be making a comeback. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
11/13/2001 OSU Extension to Hold LEAP Training PAULDING, Ohio - Practicing sound environmental technologies is a key component to maintaining a successful livestock farm while helping to enhance the industry's responsible image with consumers. Candace Pollock Jim Lopshire
06/10/2008 Flooding Could Injure Corn Crop COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Flooding from torrential downpours in some parts of Ohio coupled with current forecasts of hot weather may be bad news for the state's corn crop. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
05/07/2009 New Pythium Species Isolated In Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new species of Pythium, a water mold that attacks soybeans and corn in saturated soils, has been identified in Ohio. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
07/22/2002 Continued Dry Conditions May Favor Spider Mites WOOSTER, Ohio - Continuing drought conditions through much of Ohio may lead to outbreaks of two-spotted spider mites on soybeans. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
03/02/2005 Federal Hearing First Stage in Future of Milk Revenues COLUMBUS, Ohio — Steps in the Mideast Federal Milk Market Order have been set in motion that are addressing the way Class I and Class II milk revenues are allocated back to milk producers. Candace Pollock Cameron Thraen
02/21/2006 New Nitrogen Recommendations Now Available WOOSTER, Ohio -- The new nitrogen application recommendations -- focused on dollars and cents -- are now available online. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
03/25/2010 Symposium to Focus on Reponsible Urban Land-Use Management COLUMBUS, Ohio – As global populations increase, urban centers are becoming the areas of choice for residents. But with increasing urbanization comes more environmental responsibility for the land. Candace Pollock Rattan Lal
04/11/2007 Take Steps For Crop Success During Soybean Planting WOOSTER, Ohio -- Properly preparing and planting a crop is critical to plants overcoming pests and diseases and producing profitable yields. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Jim Beuerlein
04/24/2002 Agri-Terrorism Focus of Ohio State Study COLUMBUS, Ohio - Just how prepared local and state agencies would be in the face of an agri-terrorism threat is the focus of a new Ohio State University study. Candace Pollock Joe Donnermeyer
04/08/2008 Largemouth Bass Production and Marketing Focus of Workshop WOOSTER, Ohio -- From a sport fish to a food fish, largemouth bass is increasing in popularity in Ohio. The state is currently ranked 4th in the nation in pounds of largemouth bass produced. Those interested getting in on the action have the opportunity to attend a largemouth bass workshop on April 19. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser
03/05/2009 Ohio Wheat Off to a Good Start; Farmers Plant Another Million Acres WOOSTER, Ohio --Ohio farmers have planted over a million acres of wheat this season, the second year that seeding has surged over the 1 million mark. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
11/16/2010 No Economic Damage on Ohio Corn Despite Increasing Numbers of Western Bean Cutworm WOOSTER, Ohio – A staggering number of Western bean cutworm moths were trapped in Ohio corn fields this year compared to previous years, however, economic damage has yet to be recorded. Candace Pollock Andy Michel
10/10/2002 A Mulch That Gives Nearly A Year's Worth of Weed Control COLUMBUS, Ohio - Weed control is one of the biggest challenges the nursery and landscape industries face in managing plants and providing top-grade products to consumers. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
11/17/2005 Agricultural Tax Issues Workshop Announced COLUMBUS, Ohio — Tax practitioners with an interest in farm income taxes have the opportunity to attend a one-day farm tax workshop being offered on Dec. 16. Candace Pollock Warren Lee
01/21/2010 Sharp Decline in Ohio Wheat Seedings for 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Lower international demand, weak prices, and a wet fall in 2009 have driven United States farmers to plant less wheat this year, with Ohio posting one of the sharpest declines in the Eastern Corn Belt region. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts
12/08/2006 Improving Heifer Development with New Livestock Program COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A new Ohio State University Extension livestock program is making it possible for Ohio cattle producers to manage their own replacement heifers more efficiently. Candace Pollock Bill Doig
09/17/2010 Farm Science Review to Begin on Schedule Sept. 21, Despite Minor Damage from Storms LONDON, Ohio – Some of the severe weather that blew through central Ohio late Thursday afternoon swept across the grounds of the Molly Caren Agricultural Center, putting a slight kink in Farm Science Review set-up operations, but not enough to halt the show. Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble, Matt Sullivan
06/20/2001 Water Gardening, Rediscovering an Ancient Hobby WOOSTER, Ohio - Ancient Egyptians living along the Nile were lulled by the beauty and tranquility of water gardens, areas of water specifically designed to hold plants. Times may have changed, but the importance of water in the garden remains. From fountains to reflecting pools, water is used as a focus of relaxation and as a natural element to support plants and attract wildlife. Candace Pollock Dale Bradshaw
12/15/2004 Students Rewarded for Business Planning Skills PIKETON, Ohio – Southern Ohio Career and Technology Center (CTC) students who participated in an Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon youth entrepreneur training course are being rewarded for their efforts. Candace Pollock Christie Welch
01/23/2008 Getting the Edge Over Insects and Diseases with Training Program ADA, Ohio -- A plant pathology and entomology training program is giving farmers, crop consultants and others in the agriculture industry a more refined eye in recognizing diseases and pests. Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher, Nancy Taylor
12/12/2008 Variable Rate Application May Save Money, Boost Yields; Learn More at National No-Till Conference COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Using variable rate fertilizer application in no-till cornfields may save growers money, as well as potentially boost yields. Ohio State University researchers will educate attendees of the National No-Till Conference how to use the precision agriculture technology to minimize costs and maximize profits. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
09/30/2009 OSU Extension to Hold a Cheese-Making Workshop WINDSOR, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension's popular cheese-making workshop has once again returned to educate dairy, sheep and goat milk producers on the fine art of making farmstead and artisan cheeses. Candace Pollock David Marrison
09/30/2004 Soybean Yields Surprisingly High Early into Harvest COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio soybeans may turn out to be the surprise performance of the growing season. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
08/23/2005 Software Increases Chemical Application Accuracy COLUMBUS, Ohio — It is impossible to eliminate spray drift, but a new product developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Ohio State University may aid in keeping chemicals within their intended target. Candace Pollock Erdal Ozkan
09/06/2006 Get a Handle on Best Fertilizer Methods at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Corn growers may skimp on some fertilizer applications in favor of others as they ride the rollercoaster of fluctuating energy prices, potentially impacting their crop's performance. To maximize crop profits with few on-farm costs, Ohio State University and Purdue University soil specialists will help guide growers in making smart economic decisions during Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
08/02/2010 More Wheat Varieties Resistant to Head Scab Now Available WOOSTER, Ohio – As wheat growers prepare to plant their crop this fall, they are encouraged to choose varieties that are resistant to head scab. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul