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07/05/2011 Farm Science Review, Sept. 20-22, is 'Where Farmers Go to Dream' LONDON, Ohio -- The 49th annual Farm Science Review will be held at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio September 20-22, and farmers can expect to see field demonstrations despite the heaviest rains in the state in more than a century. Melanie Wilt Chuck Gamble
08/16/2011 UPDATED: Three Honored for Long-Time Dedication and Commitment to Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – The Farm Science Review Hall of Fame will welcome its 22nd class of inductees at the Vice President’s Luncheon on Sept. 20. Donna Brown, David Petritz and Jack Sommers have been selected for induction because of their contributions to the success of the Farm Science Review. The Farm Science Review takes place Sept. 20-22 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Melanie Wilt Chuck Gamble
09/09/2011 Top 10 Things to See at This Year's Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Farmers will dream big at this year's Farm Science Review, which promises to offer visitors a number of new technologies and advantages to improve on-farm profits.  Melanie Wilt
08/29/2011 Agriculture Event Will Help Farmers Brush Up on Financial Know-How COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Experts predict strong demand for crops will continue to warrant record-high prices over the next decade and increased net returns in the livestock industry. And, consumers' continued demand for agricultural products, despite the country's economic state, has proven agriculture as more financially stable than other sectors of the U.S. economy. Melanie Wilt Chuck Gamble
09/22/2011 Food Dialogues Reach Farm Science Review Attendees via Satellite and Twitter Thought leaders in food and agriculture production and policy, wildlife, animal care and the environment came together via satellite and Twitter (#foodd) with farmers and consumers to discuss concerns about water and land availability, energy costs, food prices and transparency. Melanie Wilt
07/28/2011 Farm Science Review Wheat Harvest Yields Well Despite Weather Extremes LONDON, Ohio – Despite the extremes of a dry wheat planting season last fall and the wettest spring in a century, the Ohio State University Farm Science Review wheat harvest yielded successful results and a farm average of 85 bushels per acre, which was common this year in west central Ohio.  Melanie Wilt Chuck Gamble
12/08/2003 Spruce Up Your Home with Holly-day Sprigs WOOSTER, Ohio -- Each year, Connie Lybarger, 67, of Delaware, Ohio, prunes boughs from her backyard holly. And while she could keep the evergreen sprigs to herself, Lybarger opts to share with her friends. Melissa Brewer Gary Anderson
08/11/2003 New Weed Hurts Ohio Soybeans and Veggies WOOSTER, Ohio-Vegetable gardens and soybean fields have been weeded out and targeted by an unfamiliar invasive plant and Ohio State University crop scientists are concerned. Melissa Karcher Joel Felix
04/26/2012 Students Invited to Help Feed the World WOOSTER, Ohio -- High school and college students interested in discovering how they can make a career out of helping feed the world's growing population are invited to an open house at Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) on Wednesday, June 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monica Lewandowski
02/23/2012 Ohio State Offers New Master in Plant Health Management Degree COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In response to the growing demand for professionals with expertise and training to address emerging trends and issues in plant health, Ohio State is offering a new Professional Master in Plant Health Management graduate degree. Monica Lewandowski Anne Dorrance, Joe Kovach
09/29/2011 Farmland Policy Innovation Center Announces Community-Based Agricultural Economic Development Grants COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Six projects have been awarded grants through the Farmland Protection Partnership Program sponsored to support community-based agricultural economic development planning projects in Ohio. Nick Benson Jill Clark
04/30/2009 Resources for 2009 H1N1 Information It can be hard to sort through all the information about the 2009 H1N1 flu outbreak, also called the "swine flu." Here are some reliable resources from Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, and other university, state and national organizations that may help answer your questions. NULL
05/07/2010 Board of Trustees’ Ag Committee Visits OARDC Campus The Ohio State University Board of Trustees' Agricultural Affairs Committee met in Wooster late last month (4/26). Committee members had a chance to learn about a variety of research programs and activities going on at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and at the Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI). NULL
09/02/2010 Sen. Brown, USDA Official Scuse Visit OARDC WOOSTER, Ohio — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and Michael Scuse, U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, visited the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) on Wednesday (9/1). NULL
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09/17/2010 Storm Damage to OARDC Still Being Assessed; Already Looking 'To the Future, to Recovery' WOOSTER, Ohio -- Authorities gathered at Ohio State University's campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center on Friday to assess the damage done by a suspected tornado that ripped through the campus Thursday evening. NULL Mauricio Espinoza
03/05/2012 Workshop to Address Legal Risks for Livestock and Dairy Producers COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Farmers who raise livestock and dairy can learn more about legal risks and what they can do to reduce their risks in a workshop hosted by Ohio State University Extension and the National Agricultural Law Center. Peggy Hall
08/25/2009 How Did You Spend Your Summer? Two Buckeyes Learned from NASA Scientists HOUSTON, Texas -- Two Buckeyes -- one a recent graduate and another entering a Master's program this fall -- joined forces with NASA scientists this summer through a National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) internship program. Roy Bradford Thomas Denise Smith
10/05/2011 Ohio State Launches Center for Applied Plant Sciences COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The College of Arts and Sciences (ASC) and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), are partnering to create the Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS). The development of new bioproducts and enhanced crop performance are among its priorities.  Sandi Rutkowski
12/20/2012 Donation Benefits Animal Science Graduate Students WOOSTER, Ohio -- A former faculty member of The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has established a new fund to support graduate students. Sarah Johnson
07/27/2011 Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night is Aug. 3 in Fremont FREMONT, Ohio -- Healthy tomatoes and hot peppers are on the menu for this year's Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night, which will be held Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the North Central Agricultural Research Station near Fremont. Siera Marth
07/05/2011 Insects Munching On Your Garden? Learn How to Control Them July 10 in Columbus COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) are sponsoring a field day for home gardeners this Sunday, July 10, on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus. Siera Marth Annette Swanberg
08/12/2011 Learn How to Reduce Feeding Costs at Beef and Forage Field Night Aug. 25 in Jackson JACKSON, Ohio -- Beef producers are dealing with the rising costs of feed and inputs for making hay, not to mention the impact of this year’s weather on forage quality and seeding. To help the industry meet these challenges, Ohio State University will offer a Beef and Forage Field Night, Thursday, Aug. 25, 5-8:30 p.m., at the Jackson Agricultural Research Station in Jackson, Ohio. Siera Marth Kenny Wells
03/21/2011 Wheat Growers: Ohio State’s Wheat Production Workshop is March 31 in Custar CUSTAR, Ohio -- March 31 promises to be an information-packed day for farmers and other individuals in the agriculture industry, as Ohio State University offers its hands-on Wheat Production Workshop. Siera Marth Alan Sundermeier
05/09/2011 City Gardeners: Learn How to Get Big Results from Small Spaces at Free May 15 Event in Columbus COLUMBUS, Ohio -- This Sunday, May 15, the Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its first event of the year at the Waterman Agriculture and Natural Resources Laboratory, 2490 Carmack Road, on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus.  Siera Marth Annette Swanberg
07/13/2011 Insects, Weeds and More: Register Now for July 20 Agronomy Field Day in South Charleston SOUTH CHARLESTON, Ohio -- Grain farmers will learn everything they need to know to navigate this quirky growing season at the 2011 Western Agronomy Field Day, to be held Wednesday, July 20, at the Western Agricultural Research Station in South Charleston, Clark County. Siera Marth Harold Watters
07/12/2011 Late Planting Issues, More at This Year’s Field Crops Day July 28 in Hoytville HOYTVILLE, Ohio -- Late planting and other impacts from this year’s wet spring conditions will take center stage at the 2011 Field Crops Day, which will be held on Thursday, July 28, at the Northwest Agricultural Research Station in Hoytville, Wood County. Siera Marth Matt Davis
08/05/2011 Imprelis, Much More: Attend Ohio Turfgrass Research Field Day Aug. 10 in Columbus COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The 2011 Ohio Turfgrass Research Field Day will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Ohio Turfgrass Foundation's (OTF) Research and Education Facility in Columbus. Siera Marth
07/28/2011 A Gardener's Delight: Gateway Garden Jubilee is Aug. 6 in Springfield SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- Saturday, Aug. 6 promises to be an information-packed, fun-filled day for gardening enthusiasts of all ages. Ohio State University Extension and the Master Gardeners of Clark County will hold their annual Gateway Garden Jubilee, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Springfield. Siera Marth
08/09/2011 100 Lbs. of Potatoes From 4 Sq. Ft.? Learn How in Columbus Aug. 14 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- On Sunday, Aug. 14, the Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its last gardening program of the season from noon-1 p.m. in Columbus. Siera Marth Annette Swanberg