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02/02/2005 Survey Says: Ohio Consumers Willing to Pay for Organics COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio consumers are willing to pay a premium for organic foods, but such factors as health, food safety, level of organic ingredients and where buyers shop impact just how much, according to a series of Ohio State University Extension surveys. Candace Pollock Marvin Batte
06/01/2005 Ohio State Bestows First Woman Animal Sciences Honor COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University's Department of Animal Sciences has inducted the first woman into its Animal Sciences Hall of Fame. Candace Pollock James Kinder
05/26/2006 Ohio's Wheat Facing Low Head Scab Risk WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio's wheat is so far facing a low risk of head scab, a serious disease that can impact yields and potentially produce contaminants that are harmful to humans and animals. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
04/11/2007 Yield Research Long-Term Solution to Biofuel Demands COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Increased ethanol demand in the United States will most likely put strains on the agricultural sector -- from markets to the environment to crop production and food products. One Ohio State University agricultural economist suggests increasing expenditures on crop yield research to soften the blow of such impacts and keep the country internationally competitive. Candace Pollock Carl Zulauf
04/11/2007 Take Steps For Crop Success During Soybean Planting WOOSTER, Ohio -- Properly preparing and planting a crop is critical to plants overcoming pests and diseases and producing profitable yields. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Jim Beuerlein
04/07/2008 High Input Costs, Cheap Equipment: Finding the Value in Precision Agriculture Technology COLUMBUS, Ohio -- If farmers are considering incorporating precision agriculture equipment into their farm operations, now might be an ideal time to adopt the technology. Candace Pollock John Barker, Randall Reeder
07/15/2010 Researchers Taking Three-Pronged Approach to Flooding/Disease Impacts on Soybeans COLUMBUS, Ohio – Farmers' hands are tied when it comes to managing soybean injury related to soil flooding and water-loving root rot diseases, but after several years of research at Ohio State University and U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service, some promising solutions are on the horizon. Candace Pollock Tara VanToai
08/02/2002 Soybean Yields May Plummet in Absence of Rain COLUMBUS, Ohio - Amid high temperatures and little rain, Ohio soybean growers are struggling to make lemonade out of a lemon of a crop, but their efforts may be fruitless. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
12/10/2008 Researcher Improving Plant Production One Seed at a Time COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Plant production starts with the seed and Miller McDonald has spent his Ohio State University career furthering research, education and technology in seed germination, vigor and viability. Candace Pollock Miller McDonald
05/01/2002 Soybean Research/Products Focus of Collaborative Program COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University soybean breeders have joined forces with researchers from four other universities to help boost research and design ways soybean products can benefit consumers. Candace Pollock Steve St. Martin
09/25/2009 Farm Science Review Draws Big Crowd LONDON, Ohio -- After last year's damaging winds from Hurricane Ike, a little rainy weather and clouds weren't keeping visitors away from the 47th annual Ohio State University Farm Science Review. The farm show drew 138,014 folks over the three-day event, nearly 10 percent higher than attendance in 2008. Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble
03/13/2002 Researchers Using Weather to Predit Potential Head Scab Outbreaks WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio State University researchers are trying to stay one step ahead of head scab, a fungal disease of wheat that can cause severe yield and economic losses. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
03/02/2005 Federal Hearing First Stage in Future of Milk Revenues COLUMBUS, Ohio — Steps in the Mideast Federal Milk Market Order have been set in motion that are addressing the way Class I and Class II milk revenues are allocated back to milk producers. Candace Pollock Cameron Thraen
02/21/2006 New Nitrogen Recommendations Now Available WOOSTER, Ohio -- The new nitrogen application recommendations -- focused on dollars and cents -- are now available online. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
02/13/2003 Ag. Technology Program Part of Conservation Conference COLUMBUS, Ohio — With agricultural technology changing the way business is conducted, growers and industry professionals are learning to use such materials to improve communication and develop more efficient record keeping. Candace Pollock Nathan Watermeier
12/08/2006 Putting Farmers in Driver's Seat of Precision Ag Technology COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Precision agriculture technology is becoming an integral part of crop production, and Ohio State University Extension is offering, for the first time, a workshop to teach farmers how to choose the best equipment, how to confidently use the technology, and how to best use the data in management decision-making. Candace Pollock Nathan Watermeier
01/15/2008 Learn About Ag Enterprises at Small Farm College COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension is offering a nine-week short course for new landowners, and those individuals looking for information on launching agricultural and horticultural enterprises. Candace Pollock Tony Nye
05/13/2010 New Opportunities for Tomato Growers With Grafting WOOSTER, Ohio – Open field and high tunnel tomato producers yearning for high-quality crop performance with marketable fruit neatly wrapped in one plant may find what they are looking for through grafting. Candace Pollock Matt Kleinhenz
10/29/2002 Hog Industry Issues Addressed At Upcoming Conference COLUMBUS, Ohio - U.S. hog producers have experienced a dismal year in profits, with a massive sell-off spurred by low pork prices, high corn prices and fluxes in international markets. And the industry outlook going into 2003 doesn't look much better. Candace Pollock Brian Roe
09/10/2008 Explore Change of Ohio's Forests During Soils Conference BELLVILLE, Ohio -- Explore change of Ohio's forests through the impact of the emerald ash borer to agriculture to urban development at the 28th annual Central States Forest Soils Conference. Candace Pollock Kathy Smith
07/27/2009 Soybean Rust Risk in Ohio Low WOOSTER, Ohio – The risk for soybean rust on Ohio's soybean crop is low and, once again, the crop may escape the disease. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
01/03/2002 Food-Borne Pathogens May Be Controlled Through Manure Management WOOSTER, Ohio - The effects of nutrition and waste management on microbial pathogens found in manure may help to control their spread from the environment to humans. Candace Pollock Mo Saif, Qijing Zhang
11/16/2005 Get Started in Aquaculture at OAA Conference PIKETON, Ohio -- Learn the ins and outs of Ohio's aquaculture industry and how to get started in the business by attending the Ohio Aquaculture Association's Annual Conference and Banquet. Candace Pollock Christina Leighfield
09/06/2006 Planting Wheat on Wheat Increases Disease Pressure WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio growers should avoid planting a new wheat crop into the previous season's wheat residue, despite the possibility of later-than-normal planting due to lagging development of the soybean crop in some locations. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
08/22/2007 Master Gardener Coordinator, Heritage Gardens Teach Ohio's History COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension's statewide Master Gardener volunteer coordinator has been appointed president of the Friends of the Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden. Candace Pollock Pam Bennett
11/01/2007 Annie's Project Being Offered in Ohio This Winter COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Annie's Project, a risk management course for women in agriculture, will be offered again in Ohio this winter. Candace Pollock Julia Woodruff
08/13/2008 What are Those Purple Things in Trees? Find out at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – A new way of monitoring the spread of emerald ash borer has been introduced to Ohio and visitors to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review will learn more about the method. Candace Pollock Amy Stone
03/05/2010 Take Steps to Reduce Compaction Before Spring Planting COLUMBUS, Ohio – With a late harvest, a wet fall and slow-melting snow, Ohio farmers may be facing more compaction issues than usual this spring. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
08/18/2004 Growers Getting More Variety from Wheat Performance Test WOOSTER, Ohio — More than half of the 60-plus wheat varieties tested in Ohio State University Extension's 2004 Ohio Wheat Performance Test are new — providing growers with additional opportunities to better manage disease and produce high yields and quality grain. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
05/07/2009 New Pythium Species Isolated In Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new species of Pythium, a water mold that attacks soybeans and corn in saturated soils, has been identified in Ohio. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance