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03/27/2003 Agriculture Attractive But Not So Convenient Terrorist Target COLUMBUS, Ohio — U.S. agriculture may be an attractive target for terrorist groups, but the system’s structure makes it difficult to generate the type of one-time damage seen in the World Trade Center attack. Candace Pollock Luther Tweeten
11/19/2007 Ohio Negative for Soybean Rust Following Positive ID in Canada WOOSTER, Ohio -- As the 2007 soybean production season comes to a close, Ohio and Michigan remain the only major soybean-producing states east of the Mississippi River to be free from soybean rust. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
05/09/2002 Satellite Program Answers Farm Bill Questions COLUMBUS, Ohio - Now that Congress has passed the 2002 Farm Bill, Ohio producers, agri-businesses and related agricultural and natural resources agencies may have questions regarding its content and implications. Candace Pollock Carl Zulauf
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
08/29/2008 Ohio Sentinel Plots Track Downy Mildew WOOSTER, Ohio -- With the success of Ohio State University's sentinel plots to monitor the development of field crop diseases, such as soybean rust and frogeye leaf spot, researchers are now using the system to track a potentially devastating vegetable crop disease. Candace Pollock Sally Miller
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
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
12/07/2005 Midwest Liner Market Possible with Retractable Roof Greenhouses COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Containerized tree liners grown in retractable roof greenhouses before being transferred to field production have higher growth and survivability rates than field bareroot material, according to Ohio State University horticulture and crop science research. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
08/29/2008 Low-Energy Grain Drying System to be Demonstrated at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- A decades-old grain-drying technique is getting a renewed push in the face of today's higher energy costs. Candace Pollock Robert Hansen
07/09/2009 OSU Extension Workshop Demonstrates Drip Irrigation Management PIKETON, Ohio – Specialty fruit and vegetable crop producers looking to gain a better understanding of how drip irrigation can boost on-farm profits have the opportunity to attend an Ohio State University Extension drip irrigation workshop on July 23. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser
01/17/2007 Organic Program Focuses on Cover Crops, Fertility WOOSTER, Ohio -- Farmers interested in learning more about organic crop and livestock production have the opportunity to attend an Ohio State University Extension tri-state organic IP video program. Candace Pollock Alan Sundermeier
09/27/2007 Report Cattle Illnesses to Keep Diseases Under Control COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio producers who suspect their beef or dairy cattle are showing signs of epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) should report those symptoms to their local veterinarian. Candace Pollock Bill Shulaw
07/18/2002 Exotic Tree Pest Generating Concern in Forestry/Nursery Industries WOOSTER, Ohio - A new tree pest, discovered last month in Michigan, could pose a threat to Ohio's nursery industry and native forests if it ever crossed the state border. Candace Pollock Dan Herms
10/28/2009 OSU Extension to Hold a Baitfish Culture Workshop, Nov. 12 BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Two renowned baitfish research and Extension specialists from the University of Arkansas will be the featured speakers during an Ohio State University Extension baitfish culture workshop on November 12. Candace Pollock Geoff Wallat
06/26/2008 Look to the Seal for Excellence in Ohio Wines COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Wine aficionados looking for the best Ohio's winemakers have to offer can turn to a new wine industry program for excellence in quality. Candace Pollock Imed Dami, Todd Steiner
08/17/2010 Program That Assists Farmers with Disabilities to Be Showcased at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – The Ohio AgrAbility program will once again be showcased at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review, Sept. 21-23 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Candace Pollock Kent McGuire
10/30/2001 Herbicide Varieties Effectively Control Winter Annual Weeds COLUMBUS, Ohio - The struggle to effectively manage winter annual weeds may get easier for corn and soybean farmers. Candace Pollock Mark Loux
09/13/2005 Learn How to Apply for SARE Grants at FSR CARROLLTON, Ohio — Farmers, producers and ranchers, and those who work with these individuals can now apply for a U.S. Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) grant. Candace Pollock Mike Hogan
04/23/2009 Tap into the Local Foods Movement with a Farmers' Market PIKETON, Ohio -- With the current economy driving increased interest in local foods, more communities are looking to either start a farmers' market or expand an existing one as a way of fulfilling consumer demands. Candace Pollock Christie Welch
10/19/2006 Researchers Working to Improve Crop Production in India COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University is joining three other U.S. academic institutions in efforts to boost crop production in India by improving existing water resources. Candace Pollock Rattan Lal
11/08/2010 Don't Pass Up Rare Opportunity to Make Fall Fertilizer Applications WOOSTER, Ohio – With corn and soybean harvest ahead of schedule in Ohio, farmers are encouraged to make their fertilizer applications now. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
10/07/2002 Spicing Up Ohio's Veggie Market With Exotic Crops PIKETON, Ohio - Looking to grow and market something different than tomatoes, cucumbers or peppers? How does amaranth, jute, Alaskan yard-long beans or malabar spinach grab you? Candace Pollock Rafiq Islam
10/01/2009 Freshwater Prawn Finding Niche in Ohio Aquaculture PIKETON, Ohio – On a recent cloudy morning at Ohio State University’s South Centers at Piketon, a large group of visitors watched curiously as researchers and volunteers netted an aquaculture species many would consider out of place in Ohio: the freshwater prawn. Candace Pollock Laura Tiu
04/22/2008 New Rules for Getting Around at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Be sure to bring your walking shoes for Ohio State University's Farm Science Review, Sept. 16-18 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Show organizers have prohibited the use of all types of vehicles, except for golf carts, electric scooters and units compliant with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble
06/16/2010 Head scab hits Ohio's wheat WOOSTER, Ohio – Hot, humid weather coupled with rain during a critical development stage of Ohio's wheat has caused an outbreak of head scab in some areas of the state – the first major outbreak of the disease in the state in about a decade. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
08/29/2001 Farm Equipment Lighting Law to be Discussed at OSU Field Day THORNVILLE, Ohio - New farm equipment lighting requirements will take effect in Ohio Oct. 1. Candace Pollock Jeff McCutcheon
06/23/2005 Soybean Varieties Targeted for Soybean Rust Resistance WOOSTER, Ohio — Over 500 soybean lines planted in nearly 4,000 plots will be evaluated in Ohio this season for potential resistance to soybean rust. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Steve St. Martin
02/24/2009 Crop Production Information Means Big Savings for Ohio Farmers COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio farmers and agribusiness who turn to Ohio State University Extension's Crop Observation and Recommendation Network newsletter have used the information to boost their profits -- to the tune of nearly $10 million, according to a recent OSU Extension survey. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
07/11/2006 Green Industry Event Showcases Latest in Research and Technology TOLEDO, Ohio -- From good pruning to turf management to digital diagnostics, the latest in green industry technology and research will be highlighted at the 9th annual Northwest Ohio Green Industry Summer Session, being held Aug. 2. Candace Pollock Becky McCann
07/11/2007 Heirloom Garden Celebrates Ohio's Past SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- Public gardens are not only places to enjoy the latest in plant cultivars, but they can also be portals to celebrating the past. For those interested in Ohio history, Ohio State University Extension in Clark County offers a glimpse into the life of early settlers through the plants that they grew. Candace Pollock Pam Bennett