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10/30/2001 Old Corn Disease Causing New Concerns in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio -- An old corn disease has re-emerged in Ohio fields, raising concerns of potential problems it may cause if not effectively controlled. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
06/11/2007 Land Values Survey Aids in Farm Financial Management COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The value of Ohio's cropland is projected to increase an average of 4.5 percent this year, according to an Ohio State University agricultural economics survey -- continuing the sharp upward trend of the state's land values over the past three to five years. Candace Pollock Barry Ward
04/22/2010 Cows on the Run Entertaining, But Injuries From Livestock No Laughing Matter COLUMBUS, Ohio – Stay calm. When you've got a 1,000-pound cow running around loose in a public place, that's the best advice that Ohio State University Extension ag safety professional Kent McGuire can offer. Candace Pollock Kent McGuire
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
03/03/2008 High Yields and a Cost Savings with Liquid Manure LONDON, Ohio -- Sidedressing pre-emergent corn in the spring with swine manure produces yields comparable to applying commercial fertilizer, according to Ohio State University Extension research. Candace Pollock Glen Arnold
01/31/2006 Ohio State University Extension to Host Garden Design Workshop BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Homeowners, landscape specialists, horticulturists, and garden enthusiasts seeking to sharpen their garden designing skills have the opportunity to attend a daylong interactive workshop on basic design. Candace Pollock Becky McCann
06/18/2009 Animal Welfare Regulations Would Impact Ohio's Agriculture Industry COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The implementation of animal welfare legislation, similar to what was passed in California, would have a profound economic impact on Ohio's agriculture industry, negatively rippling through segments of livestock and field crop production, says an Ohio State University agricultural economist. Candace Pollock Luther Tweeten
08/21/2001 Success With New Commodities Promising for Ohio Farmers PIKETON, Ohio - Several specialty crops being studied by Ohio State University researchers may prove to be promising new commodities for Ohio farmers. Candace Pollock Matt Kleinhenz, Myranda Fout
03/15/2007 Options Limited to Rectify Compacted Fields This Spring COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio corn growers who were unable to perform tillage operations last fall due to record-setting soggy conditions may be facing compaction issues, and depending on spring weather, have limited options to prepare for planting. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
02/04/2010 Vomitoxin on the Mind of Growers as They Choose Corn Hybrids for This Growing Season WOOSTER, Ohio – As Ohio corn growers struggle with moldy grain in storage and costly vomitoxin problems, they are faced with the challenges of selecting hybrids for the 2010 growing season they hope will help them avoid a repeat of poor grain quality. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
05/18/2006 Collaboration Bridging Gap Between U.S.-Mexico Migration, Agriculture MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- With migrant agricultural labor continuing to increase in Ohio, especially in the nursery/landscape and livestock industries, the greatest challenge for growers and producers is how to effectively communicate and work with their new employees. Candace Pollock Claudio Pasian, David Hansen, Don Breece, Fernando Manzo-Ramos, Jim Skeeles
10/07/2010 Prevent Head Scab: Avoid Planting Wheat After Corn WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio growers following wheat planting after corn harvest should be mindful of the potential for head scab development in their crop. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
10/21/2010 Tracking the Spread of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension entomologists are trying to determine the range of a relatively new pesky insect and they are asking Ohio homeowners for assistance. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
12/10/2007 Transgenic Hybrids More Prominent in Corn Performance Trials COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Transgenic corn hybrids are becoming more prominent in Ohio State University Corn Performance Trials. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
11/03/2005 Herbicide and Mulch Combo Superior Method of Weed Control COLUMBUS, Ohio — The challenges of weed control in the nursery and landscape industries just got easier and less expensive. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
04/06/2009 OSU Extension Raising Animal Welfare Awareness COLUMBUS, Ohio -- From a recent HBO documentary that chronicled a 2006 alleged animal abuse case at an Ohio pig farm to the current rumored movement by the Humane Society of the United States to target animal rights in Ohio, animal welfare is still a hot issue that stirs the emotions no matter what side of the fence one stands on. Candace Pollock Naomi Botheras
05/31/2001 Participants to Learn About Plant Health at Workshop WOOSTER, Ohio - Nursery, landscape and arboretum professionals seeking management tips to keeping plants healthy and happy may find a plant diagnostic workshop helpful. Candace Pollock Jim Chatfield
11/02/2004 Another Record Corn Harvest for Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's corn crop is heading for its second consecutive year of record-breaking yields, something that Ohio State University Extension agricultural specialists say is unheard-of in the world of crop production. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps, Peter Thomison
11/20/2006 Bringing Quality Beef to the Middle East with Ohio-Israeli Project COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A unique collaboration between Ohio State University and Israel is creating opportunities to raise quality beef cattle in this Middle East country, giving producers a more competitive edge over countries that import cattle and providing consumers with a fresher product. Candace Pollock Fernando Silveira, Gene Steiner, Sarah Horowitz
10/16/2009 Know Your Ear Rots Before Feeding Grain to Livestock WOOSTER, Ohio – With several types of ear rot diseases appearing on Ohio's corn crop, properly identifying them is important for producers to make decisions about feeding grain to livestock. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
08/24/2004 Fertilizer Costs May Be on the Rise Again for Growers COLUMBUS, Ohio — U.S. growers may be in for another year of high fertilizer costs. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts
08/12/2010 Ag Safety Grain Bin Rescue Demonstrations Return to Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Last year's popular grain bin rescue demonstrations highlighting the proper safety precautions of grain storage and handling are returning to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
10/15/2007 OSU Extension Brings Back Lamb Short Course COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension's Lamb 509 short course is being offered again after a two-year absence. The program is tailored to producing and marketing quality lamb products. Candace Pollock Roger High
08/02/2005 Federal Funding May Further Wetlands Research COLUMBUS, Ohio – Congress has its eye on Ohio State University's Olentangy River Wetland Research Park (ORWRP) to continue its research in ecological restoration, as well as to help solve a pollution problem growing in the Gulf of Mexico. Candace Pollock Bill Mitsch
01/29/2009 Soil Scientist Develops 10 Principles to Sustainable Soil Management COLUMBUS, Ohio -- From food security to climate change to energy demands, the world faces a myriad of critical sustainability issues, all whose potential solution may lie right beneath our feet. Candace Pollock Rattan Lal
07/17/2008 CCA College Being Offered at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Soybean pest and disease management, agricultural technology, and fertility will be the highlights of the CCA (Certified Crop Advisor) College during this year's Ohio State University Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Harold Watters
01/23/2002 Winter Wheat Acreage Down in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio's winter wheat acreage is down this year, an eight-percent drop compared to last year, according to the United States Department of Agriculture's Winter Wheat Seedings report. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
08/22/2006 New Ohio State Swank Chair to Tackle Rural-Urban Issues COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Gaining a better understanding of the factors that shape rural-urban interdependencies is just one of the goals of Ohio State University's newly appointed C. William Swank Chair in Rural-Urban Policy. The Swank Program conducts research and education on issues that occur where "city meets country." Candace Pollock Mark Partridge
08/14/2007 Some Wheat Varieties Suitable for Wide-Row Production COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Some wheat varieties grown in Ohio produce as much yield in 15-inch rows as they do in traditional 7.5-inch rows, according to Ohio State University Extension research. This option enables farmers to slim their equipment usage and cut their seeding rates in half, saving them money. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
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

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