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11/25/2008 OSU Extension to Offer Grain Marketing Course NEWARK, Ohio -- To help agribusinesses and producers make more sound grain marketing decisions and more thorough production, marketing and financial plans, Ohio State University Extension, in conjunction with the OSU-Newark Campus, is offering an 11-week course on agricultural futures and options. Candace Pollock Dean Baldwin, Howard Siegrist
01/09/2003 Winter Pork Producer Programs Set OTTAWA, Ohio — From swine health issues to reproductive management to nutritional assessments, pork producers and agricultural professionals can get the latest in research and industry-related information at the 2003 Ohio State University Extension Pork Producer Programs. Candace Pollock Dale Ricker
10/17/2002 Strip Tillage An Option For Corn Growers COLUMBUS, Ohio - Corn growers considering fall tillage to alleviate soil compaction may find strip tillage a viable alternative to conventional tillage. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
09/09/2009 Learn How to Manage the Silent Robber of Soybean Yields at FSR LONDON, Ohio -- Pests of both the rare and the familiar will be part of the C. Wayne Ellett Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic activities during Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Nancy Taylor
01/25/2010 Moldy Grain, Vomitoxin Contamination Putting a Damper on Record Ohio Corn Yields WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio corn growers may have relished record corn yields in 2009 – with a state average of 174 bushels per acre – but grain quality is turning out to be a different story. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
09/28/2006 Floriculture Visiting Chair Promotes University Presence in Industry WOOSTER, Ohio -- With floriculture production in Ohio a growing $180 million industry and ranked 6th in the nation, it takes the commitment and expertise of the Ohio State University Floriculture Program to keep the university at the top of floriculture Extension, education, and research. The D.C. Kiplinger Chair in Floriculture helps make this happen. Candace Pollock Michelle Jones
11/07/2005 Ohio State Extension Offering Feedlot Management School MT. VERNON, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension is offering feedlot operators and cattle producers an educational opportunity to increase their knowledge of feedlot management. Candace Pollock Jeff McCutcheon
09/24/2010 Farm Science Review Competes with Heat and Early Harvest, But Show Still a Success LONDON, Ohio – Early corn harvest and hot weather translated into a smaller Farm Science Review crowd compared to recent years, but show organizers are still extremely pleased with the turnout. Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble
08/27/2007 Learn More About Ag Law Policies at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- The cases, codes and regulations of agriculture law can be confusing and easily misunderstood. Ohio State University's Farm Science Review will be the place where the complexities of zoning, nuisance laws and liability issues are unraveled. Candace Pollock Peggy Hall
05/07/2002 Environmental Changes to Crops May Have Ties to Health/Market Value WOOSTER, Ohio - Something as simple as moisture levels or heat stress can alter the chemical characteristics of a vegetable crop, which may change its nutritional or market value. Candace Pollock Matt Kleinhenz, Ted Radovich
01/30/2008 Learn About Sheep/Goat Management with OSU Extension Programs COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension is offering a series of outreach programs this winter targeted to sheep and goat producers, designed to provide information in areas of production, management and marketing. Candace Pollock Roger High
03/06/2002 Proposed Research Facility to Focus on Plant/Animal Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio - Processing and health problems associated with pathogenic organisms cost the food industry $8.5 billion a year. Candace Pollock Mo Saif, Sally Miller
09/03/2008 Dry Weather Inviting Soybean Pests WOOSTER, Ohio -- Abnormally dry conditions continue to plague Ohio, and lack of rain has been inviting pest problems for the state's soybean crop. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Ron Hammond
09/01/2004 Eyeing Ag. Technology at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Agricultural technologies are becoming more varied and more affordable, and growers at Farm Science Review will have the opportunity to view equipment and techniques that best suit their farming needs. Candace Pollock Matt Sullivan, Reza Ehsani
09/04/2008 Learn to Make Cheese With OSU Extension Workshop JEFFERSON, Ohio -- Enhance your dairy operation with a farmstead cheese business with the aid of an Ohio State University Extension cheese-making workshop. Candace Pollock David Marrison
09/10/2004 Pumpkins Facing Another Year of Diseases COLUMBUS, Ohio — There doesn't seem to be one year where pumpkin growers escape serious disease issues. And this year is no different. Candace Pollock Mac Riedel
07/20/2009 Ohio Could Set Record Wheat Yields WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio could be looking at record wheat yields this year, driven mainly by near-perfect growing conditions and negligible disease development. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
05/27/2004 Industry Decisions May Hold Key in Biotech Future COLUMBUS, Ohio — The recent setbacks in the global introduction of new biotech crops may be setting a precedent for how genetically modified (GM) crops will be produced and marketed in the future. Candace Pollock Ian Sheldon
10/09/2009 Phomopsis Seed Rot Showing Up in Ohio Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio – Phomopsis seed decay is now showing up in some soybean fields in Ohio. The disease, which causes cracked, shriveled, moldy seed, impacts yield and reduces seed quality and grade. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
06/23/2006 Geospatial Technology Part of National Extension Conference CINCINNATI, Ohio -- The use of geospatial technologies in such areas as agricultural efficiency, public health, homeland security, and disaster management is making its indelible mark on rural and community development and sustainability. To get the most of what the technology offers, cooperative Extension agents throughout the country are being introduced to several geospatial technology workshops at the National Association County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference (AMPIC), being held July 23-27 at Cinergy Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. Candace Pollock Nathan Watermeier
08/11/2005 Food Safety Workshops Target Ohio's Hispanic Workforce BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Ohio State University Extension is offering bilingual training of proper on-farm food handling techniques to mainly aid employers and the growing number of Hispanic workers entering Ohio's workforce. Candace Pollock Francisco Espinoza
08/09/2010 Precision Ag Technology A Focus of Agronomy Field Day, Aug. 25 MILLERSPORT, Ohio – Precision agriculture and the economics of technology will be the focus of the Ohio State University Extension East Central Ohio Agronomy Field Day on Aug. 25. Candace Pollock Howard Siegrist
06/28/2007 Exotic Elm Tree Pest Found for First Time in Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An exotic insect that can cause cosmetic damage to elm trees has been reported for the first time in Ohio. Candace Pollock Curtis Young
11/13/2007 Israeli Visits Promote Collaboration Between Ohio State University and Middle East Nation COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Two Israeli agricultural experts will be visiting Ohio State University this week as part of the Ohio-Israel Agricultural Initiative, which supports research collaboration and information exchange between The Negev Foundation and Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. Candace Pollock Sarah Horowitz
12/10/2001 Gypsy Moth Populations Increasing in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio - More than 42,000 acres of Ohio's forests were defoliated by the gypsy moth in 2001, nearly twice the amount of damage that occurred in 2000, according to Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) statistics. Candace Pollock Dan Herms
08/25/2008 New Exhibit at Farm Science Review Showcases Corn Evolution LONDON, Ohio -- The evolution of corn in North America, spanning about 1,000 years, will be part of a new exhibit at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Jonah Johnson
10/14/2010 Variable SCN Counts May Change the Way Farmers Sample Fields WOOSTER, Ohio – It's that time of year to sample fields for soybean cyst nematode, and new Ohio State University research is indicating that soybean producers may need to double up their efforts to analyze soil for eggs. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
05/04/2009 Ohio State University Economist: Education Key to Limiting H1N1 Virus Impacts on U.S. Pork Industry COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Educating the American public that they can't contract the H1N1 (swine flu) virus by eating pork will be a big factor in how much the U.S. pork industry will be impacted by the growing pandemic, says an Ohio State University economist. Candace Pollock Luther Tweeten
05/22/2002 Soggy Fields May Promote Wheat Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio - Excessive wet weather throughout Ohio the past several weeks may cause problems with disease development in the state's wheat crop. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
05/27/2005 Flowering Wheat Turns Attention to Head Scab WOOSTER, Ohio — As Ohio wheat enters the flowering stage - a critical time for potential head scab infection — growers are being encouraged to stay on top of the latest predictions from the Fusarium Head Blight Prediction Center. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps