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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
03/19/2008 Ohio MarketMaker Officially Launches; Resource Offers Access to Local, Fresh Foods COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Finding that local farmer who sells fresh eggs or connecting with a fellow retailer, restaurant or food processor is now just a computer click away. Candace Pollock Julie Fox
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
06/29/2006 Flood Damage Not Detrimental to Ohio's Crops WOOSTER, Ohio -- Some of Ohio's soybean fields are facing flooding injury due to heavy rains that have swept across the state over the past few weeks, but the injury is not likely a total loss to the crop. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Peter Thomison
07/03/2007 OSU Extension Survey Sheds Light on Green Industry Labor Force COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Despite over 40 percent of green industry sales going to labor, little is known about the demographic makeup of its workforce. But an Ohio State University Department of Horticulture and Crop Science study is shedding new light on the subject, which may prove invaluable to businesses when it comes to communication and training. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
07/29/2010 Grow Lettuce Using Hydroponics. Learn More at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Ohio lettuce growers looking for new, innovative ways of growing produce year-round have hydroponics as a viable alternative. The technology will be demonstrated during Farm Science Review, Sept. 21-23 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Candace Pollock Robert Hansen
09/10/2008 Explore Change of Ohio's Forests During Soils Conference BELLVILLE, Ohio -- Explore change of Ohio's forests through the impact of the emerald ash borer to agriculture to urban development at the 28th annual Central States Forest Soils Conference. Candace Pollock Kathy Smith
07/27/2009 Soybean Rust Risk in Ohio Low WOOSTER, Ohio – The risk for soybean rust on Ohio's soybean crop is low and, once again, the crop may escape the disease. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
02/13/2003 Ag. Technology Program Part of Conservation Conference COLUMBUS, Ohio — With agricultural technology changing the way business is conducted, growers and industry professionals are learning to use such materials to improve communication and develop more efficient record keeping. Candace Pollock Nathan Watermeier
08/18/2004 Growers Getting More Variety from Wheat Performance Test WOOSTER, Ohio — More than half of the 60-plus wheat varieties tested in Ohio State University Extension's 2004 Ohio Wheat Performance Test are new — providing growers with additional opportunities to better manage disease and produce high yields and quality grain. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
01/03/2002 Food-Borne Pathogens May Be Controlled Through Manure Management WOOSTER, Ohio - The effects of nutrition and waste management on microbial pathogens found in manure may help to control their spread from the environment to humans. Candace Pollock Mo Saif, Qijing Zhang
01/03/2008 Crop Production Input Costs to Increase in 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- From seed to fertilizer, Ohio farmers can expect to pay more in input costs for corn and soybean production in 2008. Candace Pollock Barry Ward
11/16/2005 Get Started in Aquaculture at OAA Conference PIKETON, Ohio -- Learn the ins and outs of Ohio's aquaculture industry and how to get started in the business by attending the Ohio Aquaculture Association's Annual Conference and Banquet. Candace Pollock Christina Leighfield
05/08/2007 Now's the Time to Scout for Wheat Foliar Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio -- With Ohio's wheat crop under way, and performing well despite frost damage concerns, now is the time for growers to begin scouting for foliar diseases, especially on susceptible varieties. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
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
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
06/06/2002 Emerging Problems Plague Corn/Soybeans COLUMBUS, Ohio - Unfavorable growing conditions throughout parts of Ohio may be creating emergence problems in corn and soybeans. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
10/02/2001 Asian Ladybeetle Infestations May Be Severe This Season WOOSTER, Ohio - Images of insects swarming upon a residential neighborhood is the stuff science fiction movies are made of. Candace Pollock Joe Kovach
10/22/2007 2008 Ohio Wheat Crop Anticipated to Top One Million Acres COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Wheat planting in Ohio is anticipated to hit a million acres or more this year, thanks to historically high futures market prices and continued production efforts to keep wheat in the crop rotation. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
08/18/2005 Season Remainder Remote for Soybean Rust WOOSTER, Ohio — Worries over soybean rust are now behind Ohio growers. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
07/31/2008 Improve Your Grazing Operation, Attend the Ohio Grazing Expo KENSINGTON, Ohio -- Fine-tune your current grazing system while learning more about future production and management practices at an Ohio Grazing Expo being held Aug. 19 at Shamrock Vale Farms in Carroll County. Candace Pollock Mike Hogan
01/03/2007 Livestock Manure a Winner As Alternative Spring Crop Fertilizer OTTAWA, Ohio -- Applying livestock manure to growing crops has been found to produce yields comparable to traditional fertilizer applications, and the alternative option may mean more money in a farmer's pocket. Candace Pollock Glen Arnold, Jon Rausch
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
03/05/2009 CTTC Record Crowd Looking to Conservation Practices for On-Farm Savings COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With rising crop input costs affecting the production bottom line, more farmers are recognizing the economic value and environmental benefits of conservation tillage practices. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
11/01/2010 Ohio Participates in National Pilot Program to Build Rural Economies NELSONVILLE, Ohio – Ohio is participating in a national pilot program to strengthen rural areas in the hopes of improving economic development and creating new jobs. Candace Pollock Becky Nesbitt
11/01/2010 New 4-H Program Explores the Science Behind the Everyday COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ever wondered what goes into your favorite chocolate bar, why tree leaves change color in the fall, or what puts the "creepy" in creepy crawlers? Youth curious about the science behind the everyday have the opportunity to attend a new Ohio State University 4-H Youth Development program beginning in November. Candace Pollock Sally McClasky
08/01/2002 Drought Web Site Provides Management Information COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio producers and growers who have concerns regarding potential drought conditions that may affect crop and livestock performance can refer to an Ohio State University drought Web site for management information. Candace Pollock Nathan Watermeier
08/07/2001 Ohio Experiencing Population Explosion of Red Admiral Butterflies COLUMBUS, Ohio - State lepidopterists are seeing a population explosion of red admirals, the first time in 15 years the butterflies have been so widespread. Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher
04/28/2004 Ohio Head Scab Prediction Model Now Serves 23 States WOOSTER, Ohio — A Fusarium head scab forecast model, in place in Ohio the past few years to help wheat growers fight the disease, has been broadened to include disease predictions for 23 states. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
02/07/2005 Ins and Outs of Ag Marketing Focus of Conference MASON, Ohio — Agricultural marketing opportunities are the focus of the 3rd annual Ohio River Valley Farm Marketing Conference. The event is led by Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon Ohio Cooperative Development Center, along with a host of sponsors from Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky. Candace Pollock Travis West