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09/04/2012 J.M. Smucker Co. Commits $1M to Ohio State for Food Innovation Research, Scholarships COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The J.M. Smucker Company and Timothy P. Smucker of Orrville, Ohio, have committed $1 million to support ongoing research and student success at Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Bobby Moser
08/26/2003 Plant Pathology Society Honors OARDC's Madden WOOSTER, Ohio -- Larry Madden, an international authority on plant epidemiology with Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), has received the American Phytopathological Society's (APS) 2003 Ruth Allen Award, the organization's top research award. Caitlin McHugh Larry Madden
08/06/2003 OARDC Develops Excellent Internship Opportunities WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Ohio Agricultural and Research Development Center (OARDC) offers students a wide variety of internship opportunities. Caitlin McHugh Ann Dorrance
06/29/2006 Despite Shaky Start, Wheat Looks Promising in Home Stretch WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio's wheat crop is winding down for the season and prospects for a good harvest are looking up. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
07/09/2007 Take Steps to Protect Livestock from Heat Stress COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As summer progresses and the temperature rises, livestock producers should be mindful of stresses the heat can put on animals. Candace Pollock Maurice Eastridge
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
09/24/2007 Harvest in Full Swing, But Many Still Attend Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Eighty-degree temperatures and sunny skies are speeding up corn harvest throughout Ohio, but farmers still made the time for Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble
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
06/26/2008 Learn to Manage Manure Effectively at Manure Expo, July 9 LONDON, Ohio -- Manure is a tremendous fertilizer source that many crop producers have at their disposal, but managing manure effectively begins with knowing a soil's fertility criteria and then documenting and maintaining proper nutrient supply. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
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
09/19/2008 Corn Condition a Mixed Bag Following Wind Storm COLUMBUS, Ohio -- After the wind storm from Hurricane Ike, Ohio farmers are finding their corn in one of two states: either standing relatively well or taking a beating, and it pretty much depends on the stage of maturity as to how difficult the crop will be to harvest. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Peter Thomison, Pierce Paul
07/28/2009 OSU Extension to Hold Gateway Garden Jubilee Field Day, Aug. 1 SPRINGFIELD, Ohio – It'll be a jubilee at the Ohio State University Extension Gateway Learning Gardens in Springfield, Ohio on Aug. 1 Candace Pollock Pam Bennett
05/29/2002 Wet Spring Ideal to Practice Controlled Traffic COLUMBUS, Ohio - Practicing controlled traffic may afford growers a planting advantage at a time when wet conditions are keeping most farmers out of their fields. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
10/02/2001 Precision Agriculture Not Just for Conventional Farming COLUMBUS, Ohio - Precision agriculture techniques, generally applied to field crops such as corn and soybeans, are being used to improve production of high value commodity crops. Candace Pollock Matt Sullivan, Reza Ehsani
05/08/2007 New Fungicide Available to Combat Wheat Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new fungicide has been introduced this season to help Ohio wheat growers in their fight against diseases. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
06/09/2010 Direct Marketing Tours Focus on Local Food Systems PIKETON, Ohio – Producers, businesses, community leaders and others interested in developing local food systems have the opportunity to participate in two Ohio Direct Marketing Summer Tours in July. Candace Pollock Julie Fox
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
04/22/2008 Time to Assess Rapidly Developing Wheat WOOSTER, Ohio -- Spring is here and that means it's time for Ohio wheat growers to head to the fields to assess their crop in order to make timely management decisions. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
05/04/2005 Corn Rebounding from Cool, Wet Weather WOOSTER, Ohio — Early planted corn throughout Ohio is beginning to germinate and, in some cases, is already emerging above-ground, signaling that the crop may have escaped serious disease problems potentially brought about by cold, wet conditions soon after planting. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
05/09/2006 Tips Help Corn Growers Diagnose Emergence Problems WOOSTER, Ohio -- Corn growers are being encouraged to scout their newly planted corn fields for any emergence problems as a way of quickly identifying solutions and developing successful replant plans, if warranted. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
05/12/2009 Soybean Planting, Like Corn, is Behind Schedule COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Like corn, soybean planting in Ohio is behind schedule, due to wet, cool soil conditions. But growers still have plenty of time to get the crop in the ground. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
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
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
01/10/2007 Pencil Out Budget Before Jumping into Continuous Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio -- There's more to the economics of continuous corn production than simply cashing in on potentially higher corn prices generated by growing ethanol demand. Growers should take the time to weigh those factors before making any decision to switch production practices. 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
02/07/2008 OSU Extension Offers Cheese-Making Workshop JEFFERSON, Ohio -- Ohio dairy, sheep and goat producers interested in boosting profits can learn about the cheese-making business through an Ohio State University Extension workshop. Candace Pollock David Marrison
08/30/2002 Continued Dry Weather May Spell Lodging Trouble for Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio - Though welcomed by corn growers across the state, the recent rainfall throughout Ohio will probably provide little relief for many cornfields. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
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
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