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01/23/2002 Nursery Production Technique Becoming a Growing Trend COLUMBUS, Ohio - A relatively new landscape and nursery stock production technique that combines conventional field and container practices is finding a successful niche in the industry. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
11/26/2007 OSU Extension to Hold Central Ohio Agronomy Day NEWARK, Ohio -- Growing organic matter, managing foliar fungicides, enhancing soybean traits, and farming with precision technology are just some of the topics being covered during the Central Ohio Agronomy Day on Dec. 18. Candace Pollock Howard Siegrist
05/29/2002 Choose Fields Wisely If Switching to Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio - Growers contemplating switching their acreage from corn to soybeans should carefully choose which fields to make the transition. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
10/31/2006 Fall Ideal Time to Sample for Slugs WOOSTER, Ohio -- For no-till growers with a history of slug problems, now is the time to sample fields to assess spring populations. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
03/09/2005 Dial Away for the Latest on Soybean Rust LANCASTER, Ohio — Ohio growers can now get the latest on soybean rust — its detection, management and prevention— with the quick touch of a phone button. Candace Pollock Stan Smith
08/29/2008 Low-Energy Grain Drying System to be Demonstrated at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- A decades-old grain-drying technique is getting a renewed push in the face of today's higher energy costs. Candace Pollock Robert Hansen
02/27/2006 Intensive Berry Training Program Being Offered to Midwest Growers PIKETON, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension and Michigan State University Extension are joining forces to provide Midwest berry growers with an intensive two-day training on berry production and management, with a specific emphasis on blueberries. Candace Pollock Brad Bergefurd
07/09/2009 OSU Extension Workshop Demonstrates Drip Irrigation Management PIKETON, Ohio – Specialty fruit and vegetable crop producers looking to gain a better understanding of how drip irrigation can boost on-farm profits have the opportunity to attend an Ohio State University Extension drip irrigation workshop on July 23. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser
04/01/2010 National Speakers Headline Carbon Sequestration Symposium April 14 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Industry stakeholders and scholars from across the nation will discuss current and emerging issues of urbanization and how to better manage environmental, ecological, social, economic and land-use inputs during a carbon sequestration symposium on April 14. Candace Pollock Rattan Lal
10/30/2001 Herbicide Varieties Effectively Control Winter Annual Weeds COLUMBUS, Ohio - The struggle to effectively manage winter annual weeds may get easier for corn and soybean farmers. Candace Pollock Mark Loux
09/27/2007 Report Cattle Illnesses to Keep Diseases Under Control COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio producers who suspect their beef or dairy cattle are showing signs of epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) should report those symptoms to their local veterinarian. Candace Pollock Bill Shulaw
06/26/2008 Look to the Seal for Excellence in Ohio Wines COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Wine aficionados looking for the best Ohio's winemakers have to offer can turn to a new wine industry program for excellence in quality. Candace Pollock Imed Dami, Todd Steiner
11/17/2010 Free Program to Demonstrate Livestock Handling Principles ALBANY, Ohio – Animal handling is an important component of an overall animal welfare strategy, and implementing low-stress practices are not only healthy for the animal, but also make things easier for the animal handler. Candace Pollock Rory Lewandowski
07/26/2002 Media Advisory: Ohio State Cancer Researcher to Speak at Berry Tour URBANA, Ohio - An Ohio State University cancer researcher, who is receiving national attention for his work on cancer prevention through berry consumption, will be on hand at an Ohio State-sponsored berry tour to discuss his research and the important role agricultural production plays in human health. Candace Pollock Sandy Kuhn
08/08/2006 Do Some Millin', Chillin' and Grillin' at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Music, food, and a little rest and relaxation will be the order of each day at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review during a new event at Utzinger Garden. Candace Pollock Pam Bennett
08/02/2007 Safety Still Key Message with New Ohio Law COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Safety remains the key message for motorists sharing the roads with farm machinery, despite a new Ohio law that now allows farmers to drive their tractors, or other equipment, faster. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
11/17/2005 X-ray Technology Improves Seed Assessment COLUMBUS, Ohio — The delicate nature of promoting the use of ornamental plant germplasm and preserving seed for the future lies in time and accuracy. The quicker, more efficient the process, the more beneficial it is to the floriculture industry. Candace Pollock David Tay, Susan Stieve
04/23/2009 Tap into the Local Foods Movement with a Farmers' Market PIKETON, Ohio -- With the current economy driving increased interest in local foods, more communities are looking to either start a farmers' market or expand an existing one as a way of fulfilling consumer demands. Candace Pollock Christie Welch
01/21/2010 Receive Certified Livestock Manager Training at CTC ADA, Ohio – Livestock producers interested in obtaining a manure management license or who want to learn more about best manure management practices have the opportunity to gain the training they need at Ohio State University's Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. Candace Pollock Amanda Meddles
09/17/2010 Piketon Endeavor Center Celebrates Successes of First Five Years PIKETON, Ohio – A facility on the campus of Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon, designed to serve new and existing businesses throughout Appalachian Ohio and boost the region's economy through job training and development, celebrated its five-year anniversary on Thursday, Sept. 16. Candace Pollock Jerry Driggs
08/29/2001 Farm Equipment Lighting Law to be Discussed at OSU Field Day THORNVILLE, Ohio - New farm equipment lighting requirements will take effect in Ohio Oct. 1. Candace Pollock Jeff McCutcheon
04/22/2008 New Rules for Getting Around at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Be sure to bring your walking shoes for Ohio State University's Farm Science Review, Sept. 16-18 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Show organizers have prohibited the use of all types of vehicles, except for golf carts, electric scooters and units compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble
10/22/2002 Fall Sampling Helps Assess Spring Slug Populations WOOSTER, Ohio - For no-till growers with a history of slug problems, fall is the time to sample fields to help determine spring populations. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
05/23/2007 Extension Offers Program on Wind Power, Biodiesel, Soybean Aphid FINDLAY, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension is offering an in-service on wind power, biodiesel production and soybean aphid management on June 12. Candace Pollock Greg LaBarge
08/24/2005 Gardening Good Therapy for Arthritis Sufferers BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Next to walking, gardening is the most preferred form of exercise for arthritis sufferers, and an Ohio State University Extension program is being developed to help garden lovers get the most out of the experience with the least amount of discomfort. Candace Pollock Deborah Kegelmeyer, Marie Matuszak
02/24/2009 Crop Production Information Means Big Savings for Ohio Farmers COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio farmers and agribusiness who turn to Ohio State University Extension's Crop Observation and Recommendation Network newsletter have used the information to boost their profits -- to the tune of nearly $10 million, according to a recent OSU Extension survey. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
10/01/2009 Freshwater Prawn Finding Niche in Ohio Aquaculture PIKETON, Ohio – On a recent cloudy morning at Ohio State University's South Centers at Piketon, a large group of visitors watched curiously as researchers and volunteers netted an aquaculture species many would consider out of place in Ohio: the freshwater prawn. Candace Pollock Laura Tiu
08/02/2010 View Wildlife and Increase Species Diversity on Your Property. Learn How at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Wildlife viewing around the homestead is becoming a popular hobby and visitors to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review can learn how to attract and monitor various species on their property. Candace Pollock Marne Titchenell
05/31/2001 Helping Hands Can Beautify Secrest Arboretum WOOSTER, Ohio - Garden lovers looking to exercise their plant care and landscape management skills can lend Secrest Arboretum that extra touch of hands-on beauty. Candace Pollock Ken Cochran
11/12/2004 A Bumper Crop and No Place to Put It COLUMBUS, Ohio — U.S. growers may be enjoying a bumper crop of corn this growing season, but are facing two consequences as a result: low prices and no storage room. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts

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