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03/11/2005 Ohio State Soil Scientist Named 2005 Borlaug Recipient COLUMBUS, Ohio — Rattan Lal, an Ohio State University soil scientist internationally renown for his strides in carbon management and sequestration, has been awarded the 2005 Norman E. Borlaug Award. Candace Pollock Rattan Lal
03/03/2006 Ohio State Research Looks into Value of Cover Crops WOOSTER, Ohio -- Incorporating cover crops into a production rotation may have conservational benefits, but their short-and long-term agronomic value is still being evaluated. With new research, Ohio State University soil fertility specialists are hoping to provide more concrete results. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
11/06/2006 Agricultural Economics Outlook Meetings Set COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics (AEDE) is once again holding its Fall 2006/Winter 2007 Policy and Outlook Program. Candace Pollock Stan Ernst
03/15/2010 Stewart's Wilt Risk Low for Ohio's Corn WOOSTER, Ohio -- The risk of Stewart's bacterial wilt and leaf blight is predicted to be low throughout much of Ohio's corn crop this year. The disease is caused by a bacterium carried and spread by adult flea beetles. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
03/03/2009 Economists to Offer Insight into the Economic Crisis During Live Webcast COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As the world financial crisis deepens and the economic downtown continues, Ohio State University Extension economists will offer insight on policy decisions, U.S. international relations and rural/urban economies during a live Webcast on March 17. Candace Pollock Stan Ernst
07/23/2002 Waterman Field Day Includes Facility Dedication COLUMBUS, Ohio - Summer is nearly half over; gardeners and farmers will soon be reaping the benefits of all their hard work. The public is invited on August 8 to see the hard work that has been done at the Ohio State University Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Lab with a field day and open house of a new lab facility. Candace Pollock Mark Schmittgen
09/12/2001 Best Time to Harvest Corn a Guessing Game COLUMBUS, Ohio - From too much rain to not enough, to threatening diseases, uneven fields and early season cold injury, the performance of Ohio's corn crop has remained an uncertainty for growers all season. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
05/09/2008 Wet Soils Delaying Ohio Corn Planting COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio is already facing corn-planting delays, but growers have time to get their crop in the ground and walk away with potentially decent yields. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
11/17/2005 Research Determining Best Time to Subsoil COLUMBUS, Ohio — To capitalize on the benefits of deep tillage, also known as subsoiling, when the technique is performed may be just as important as how and where it's practiced. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
08/11/2006 Bad News for Growers: Too Much Wheat Means Low Prices COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is. For Ohio wheat growers, this "Yogism" could not be closer to the truth. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts
08/03/2007 Corn Production Focus of FSR Certified Crop Advisors Program LONDON, Ohio -- Between this year's drought and the demand for ethanol, growing and managing corn has been a challenge for growers. From balancing nutrients to managing disease, corn production will be the topic of discussion at the Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) College being held at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Harold Watters
01/04/2010 OSU Extension Entomologists Part of National Award Recognitions on Soybean Pest Management WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio's long-standing Extension contributions to soybean pest management have resulted in two recognitions for Ohio State University Extension soybean researchers Ron Hammond and Andy Michel. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
09/14/2010 What Does it Take to Make Ends Meet? Learn Money Management Skills at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Visitors to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review will have fun learning how far that monthly paycheck really goes through a new interactive display featuring OSU Extension's Signature Program, "Real Money, Real World." Candace Pollock Patty House
11/23/2010 Refine Your Ag Production Techniques/Boost Yields at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference ADA, Ohio – Corn University and Soybean School will once again headline sessions of conservation tillage topics at the 2011 Ohio State University Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
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
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
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
07/24/2001 Little-Known Virus May Cause Problems for Soybean Growers WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio soybean growers are getting a double whammy this season. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
03/07/2008 OSU Extension Specialists Exploring Greenhouse Technology in Israel COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension horticulture and green industry specialists, along with other Ohio industry professionals, will explore new technologies, ideas and opportunities with Israel through the Ohio Green Industry Technological and Trade Mission. Candace Pollock Brad Bergefurd, Denise Ellsworth
01/19/2005 Hybrids in Corn Performance Trials Benefit from Good Weather COLUMBUS, Ohio — Near-perfect growing conditions in 2004 has landed another year of exceptional results for corn hybrids evaluated in the Ohio State University Ohio Corn Performance Test. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
08/24/2005 New Ohio Tax Good for Economy, Economists Say COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new Ohio tax, part of a sweeping tax reform, may bring about what the current tax system has struggled to achieve: boost Ohio's lagging economy. Candace Pollock David Kraybill, Carl Zulauf
05/23/2007 A Peek into the World Beneath Our Feet WOOSTER, Ohio -- There's more to soil than just dirt. Candace Pollock Brian McSpadden Gardener
07/26/2010 Harmful Algal Blooms Impacting Landowner Ponds and Small Lakes COLUMBUS, Ohio – Harmful algal blooms, like those affecting Grand Lake St. Marys, are popping up in ponds and small lakes throughout Ohio, and Ohio State University Extension educators are encouraging landowners to protect their family, pets and livestock. Candace Pollock Bill Lynch
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
07/16/2009 Emerging Pest Gaining Foothold in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio – An emerging corn pest, first found in Ohio in 2006, continues to increase in numbers, and Ohio State University Extension entomologists are striving to educate farmers on identification and management before it causes any significant damage. Candace Pollock Andy Michel
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
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
12/20/2007 From Sports to the Workplace, Leadership Can Propel Success COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When the Ohio State University Buckeyes take to the field for the BCS National Championship on January 7, fans will be entertained to more than just a football game. They'll see teamwork, integrity, community and respect -- aspects of leadership skills that have led to success. And it's a model that anybody can follow. Candace Pollock Jeff King
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
05/07/2002 Performance Trials Help Industry Choose Best Cabbage Varieties WOOSTER, Ohio - Knowing what varieties of cabbage make for good sauerkraut, coleslaw or other dishes is the first step in growing a product that meets production criteria and satisfies consumer preferences. Candace Pollock Matt Kleinhenz