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10/16/2008 Take an IPM Approach to Strawberry Production. Learn How with an OSU Extension Training Program Nov. 14 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension and Michigan State University Extension are joining forces to provide Midwest berry growers with an intensive strawberry Integrated Pest Management training program. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser
03/23/2010 Tall Fescue Could Be the Perfect Lawn Grass for Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio – With its lush green color and fine texture, Kentucky bluegrass may be the lawn grass of choice among Ohioans, but tall fescue – with its many favorable attributes -- should not be overlooked. Candace Pollock Pam Sherratt
08/10/2009 Corn Physiology Focus of CCA College at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – The impacts of adjuvants, such as surfactants and crop oil, on corn physiology will be a major focus of discussions during the Certified Crop Advisors College being held at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review on Sept. 24. Candace Pollock Harold Watters
10/28/2010 Ohioans Overwhelmingly Respond to OSU Extension Requests for Stink Bug Info COLUMBUS, Ohio – With the help of homeowners, Ohio State University Extension entomologists have compiled plenty of statewide data on the brown marmorated stink bug, a relatively new pest to Ohio that not only damages crops but takes up overwintering residence in homes. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
02/01/2008 OSU Extension Programs Target Livestock Forage Management COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Last year's forage shortages, coupled with low inventories and continued elevated feed grain prices, are changing the way Ohio livestock producers manage production. Ohio State University Extension is offering several programs in February and March that address economic and management changes that producers may be facing. Candace Pollock Stan Smith
07/22/2002 Don't Skip Soybean Aphid Scouting Despite Low Numbers WOOSTER, Ohio - The soybean aphid has just now made an appearance in Ohio's soybean fields and growers should begin scouting their fields to monitor population levels. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
08/18/2005 No Soybean Rust? Tuck Fungicides Away for Winter WOOSTER, Ohio — With the need to treat soybean rust now highly unlikely this growing season, the next step for Ohio farmers is to just tuck their fungicides away this winter. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
11/28/2001 Internationally Known Economist to Feature Ag Investing Tips at OSU Extension Seminar FINDLAY, Ohio - Farmers, agribusinesses, suppliers or other professionals in agriculture will have the opportunity to learn the tools and rules for investing in the industry from an internationally known economist at an Ohio State University Extension-sponsored seminar. Candace Pollock Gary Wilson
12/28/2006 Air Quality Workshops to Tackle Challenge of Ag Air Emissions REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio -- A series of air quality workshops will be held in January to help address issues and concerns regarding agricultural air emissions, improve the understanding of federal air quality regulations, and explore the most effective technologies and management practices related to air quality control. Candace Pollock Jon Rausch, Lingying Zhao
01/14/2010 Farmers Can Take Steps to Decrease Manure Pathogens in Runoff WOOSTER, Ohio – By following a few simple recommendations, farmers who apply manure as a fertilizer to their no-till field can decrease the chance that pathogens end up in runoff and pose environmental and health hazards. Candace Pollock Warren Dick
06/18/2009 Need to Replant? Go With Soybeans Rather Than Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio -- For Ohio growers looking to replant field crops due to weather-related damage or emergence problems, they are better off replanting with soybeans rather than corn at this stage of the growing season. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein, Peter Thomison
09/15/2010 Increase Forage Production and Boost Profits with Livestock Grazing School SARDINIA, Ohio – Increase your profits, improve forage production practices and extend your livestock grazing season by attending the upcoming 2010 Southwest Ohio Grazing School in October. Candace Pollock Latham Farley
11/13/2007 Economist Promotes New Economic Development Model COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Any nation can drive away poverty, hunger and disease and reap the benefits of a successful economy. All it takes is six key principles, according to an Ohio State University agricultural economist. Candace Pollock Luther Tweeten
10/14/2002 Plant Germplasm Center Steadily Building Collection COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State University Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center has come a long way since its grand opening a little more than a year ago. Candace Pollock David Tay, Susan Stieve
08/29/2008 Dry Weather May Lead to Stalk Lodging in Corn WOOSTER, Ohio -- Despite recent rain from the remnants of Fay, parts of Ohio remain abnormally dry, and the drought-like conditions may cause stalk rot and lodging problems in corn. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison, Pierce Paul
06/01/2005 Ohio State Bestows First Woman Animal Sciences Honor COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University's Department of Animal Sciences has inducted the first woman into its Animal Sciences Hall of Fame. Candace Pollock James Kinder
05/26/2006 Ohio's Wheat Facing Low Head Scab Risk WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio's wheat is so far facing a low risk of head scab, a serious disease that can impact yields and potentially produce contaminants that are harmful to humans and animals. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
04/02/2002 Stewart's Bacterial Leaf Blight Predicted Severe This Year WOOSTER, Ohio - Stewart's bacterial leaf blight, a corn disease that can cause significant yield losses in susceptible hybrids, could be severe this growing season. Candace Pollock Bruce Eisley, Celeste Welty, Pat Lipps
10/10/2006 Expect High Soybean Aphid Populations Next Year WOOSTER, Ohio -- The soybean aphid may be back in full force throughout Ohio soybean fields in 2007. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
08/29/2007 New Extension Tool Helping Farmers Save on Fertilizer WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new economic tool, developed by Ohio State University Extension, is changing the way corn farmers manage their fertilizer inputs -- and helping them save money in the process. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
04/06/2009 Ohio State University Arbor Day Event to Honor Veterans COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A tree will be planted to honor all veterans of the nation's armed forces this Arbor Day during a dedication ceremony on the Ohio State University Columbus campus April 24. Candace Pollock Mary Maloney
07/29/2010 Learn How to Start a Commercial Vineyard at Free Workshop PIKETON, Ohio – Commercial grape growers, or those interested in starting a commercial vineyard, are invited to attend a free viticulture workshop at Ohio State University's South Centers at Piketon on Aug. 13. Candace Pollock Maurus Brown
09/17/2007 OSU Extension Livestock Program Adding Value to Industry COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Cattleman's Association have launched a new program that adds value to livestock educational programs and recognizes producers' management and marketing efforts. Candace Pollock Bill Doig
09/27/2004 Ohio State Vet Med Offering Aquaculture Diagnostics Workshop COLUMBUS, Ohio — Individuals interested in aquaculture, fish diseases and hands-on diagnostic training are invited to attend a 2-day workshop at Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine Oct. 1-2. Candace Pollock Jeff Workman
06/23/2008 Safety Important Even with Manure Management LONDON, Ohio -- The routine of agricultural production can become perilous when attention to safety takes a back seat to the ease and efficiency of operating farm machinery. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
02/22/2005 Keeping the Small Farm Alive WILMINGTON, Ohio — Sustainability and profitability of the small farm is the focus of the 5th Annual Small Farm Family Conference, being held March 18-19 at Roberts Convention Center in Wilmington, Ohio. Candace Pollock Mike Hogan
02/17/2006 Soybean Rust Sentinel Plots to Continue in 2006 WOOSTER, Ohio -- Sentinel plots, established throughout the country last year as the first line of defense against soybean rust, will again be a part of the plan to monitor the disease this growing season. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
07/11/2001 Keep an Eye Out for Ticks, OSU Researcher Recommends COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University acarologist Glen Needham and graduate student Ken Cradock make their way through tall grass, weeds and underbrush at Alum Creek, just north of Columbus. The researchers are hunting for an arachnid that causes more health concerns than the mosquito or the common cockroach. Candace Pollock Glen Needham
01/11/2005 Tree Liners Give Purpose to Retractable Roof Greenhouses COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Nursery professionals looking to economically produce tree liners, boost profits and get their product out to customers more efficiently may have found the answer in retractable roof greenhouses. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
06/30/2006 Soybean Rust Development Stalled WOOSTER, Ohio -- Thanks to drought conditions in the southeastern United States, soybean rust has stalled in its march northward to Ohio. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance

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