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03/19/2010 Use Equipment/Technology to Manage Risk COLUMBUS, Ohio – For farmers looking to manage weather-related economic risks, equipment and technology are their best friends. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
05/01/2008 Learn to Grow Blueberries at Home PIKETON, Ohio -- Don't let rising food prices keep you from enjoying your favorite summer fruit crops, like blueberries. With the right soil and little space required, blueberries can be easily incorporated into a home garden. Ohio State University Extension horticulturists will explain how it's done at a workshop on May 15. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser
10/18/2001 Sweet Corn Production and Management Focus of Ohio State Extension Program PIKETON -- Growers interested in getting the skinny on sweet corn production --from selecting BT varieties to managing insects to effectively marketing the crop -- will have the opportunity to attend a Sweet Corn School to be held on Nov. 16. Candace Pollock Mary Donnell
11/09/2010 Interactive Workshops Teach Skills for Successful Business Management BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – A two-day intensive management training program for business owners and managers, specifically in the agricultural and horticulture industries, will be offered in December. Candace Pollock Becky McCann
05/31/2007 Dry Weather Curse and Blessing for Ohio's Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Prolonged dry weather may turn out to be both a curse and a blessing for Ohio's developing corn crop. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
04/11/2005 Germplasm Center Reviving Old-Style Petunias COLUMBUS, Ohio — Petunias with blooms of white, purple, pink, red and yellow populate greenhouses at Ohio State University’s Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC). Petunias are not uncommon, but what makes these so special is that they haven’t been in the public eye for nearly 40 years. Candace Pollock David Tay
08/11/2004 Piketon Business Incubator Receives Additional Funds PIKETON, Ohio — Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon has received a grant to aid in the continuation of the development of the Endeavor Center Business Incubator and Training Facility — a business tool designed to increase jobs and enhance the economic development of southern Ohio. Candace Pollock Steve Shepherd
08/29/2005 Internationally Renowned Horticulturist to Visit Chadwick Arboretum COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens is welcoming a new perennial garden this fall with the aid of an internationally renowned horticulturist. Candace Pollock Mary Maloney
11/03/2008 OSU Extension ID System for Animal-Drawn Vehicles Becomes Standard COLUMBUS, Ohio -- After a decade of advocacy and education, Ohio State University Extension recommendations for lighting and marking animal-drawn equipment have been standardized, paving the way for national and international adoption of safety procedures on vehicles, such as Amish buggies, horse-drawn farm wagons and urban carriages. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen, Tom Bean
08/19/2009 Farm Green Year Round. Learn More at Ohio No-Till Field Day, Sept. 1 RADNOR, Ohio – "Farming Green Year Round" is the theme for this year's Ohio No-Till Field Day, which will focus on production practices that emphasize environmental stewardship while improving the bottom line. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
01/08/2010 Get the Latest in Agriculture Trends to Increase Farm Profits UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio – Farmers looking to capitalize on financial, environmental and marketing trends to increase their farm profits have the opportunity to attend an Ohio State University Extension "Future Trends for Profitability in Agriculture" workshop on Feb. 9. Candace Pollock Chris Bruynis
02/25/2008 Ag Economist Analyzes Farm Bill at Upcoming Farm Forum COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As the 2008 Farm Bill draws closer to finality, one thing is certain: its fate is an uncertainty. Candace Pollock Carl Zulauf
09/15/2010 Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board Public Listening Session Planned for Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Agriculture's Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board will hold a special listening session at Farm Science Review on Sept. 21. Candace Pollock Megumi Robinson
08/15/2001 Protein May Hold Key for Vaccine Development of Pathogen WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio State University researchers are hoping that a protein in a food-borne pathogen may lead to vaccine development in its common host - chickens. Candace Pollock Qijing Zhang
08/06/2003 OARDC Develops Excellent Internship Opportunities WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Ohio Agricultural and Research Development Center (OARDC) offers students a wide variety of internship opportunities. Caitlin McHugh Ann Dorrance
08/26/2003 Plant Pathology Society Honors OARDC's Madden WOOSTER, Ohio -- Larry Madden, an international authority on plant epidemiology with Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), has received the American Phytopathological Society's (APS) 2003 Ruth Allen Award, the organization's top research award. Caitlin McHugh Larry Madden
09/04/2012 J.M. Smucker Co. Commits $1M to Ohio State for Food Innovation Research, Scholarships COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The J.M. Smucker Company and Timothy P. Smucker of Orrville, Ohio, have committed $1 million to support ongoing research and student success at Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Bobby Moser
05/04/2011 Secrest Arboretum Head Named Honorary Member of Garden Club of America INDIANAPOLIS -- Ken Cochran, program director of OSU's Secrest Arboretum in Wooster, has been named an honorary member of The Garden Club of America, one of the group's highest accolades Beth Brumbaugh Ken Cochran
04/27/2001 Secrest Crabapples Reaching Peak Bloom WOOSTER, Ohio - The crabapple blossoms in the Secrest Arboretum in Wooster are now blooming and favorable weather conditions will make for ideal viewing through the middle of next week. Author FIRSTNAME not provided Author LASTNAME not provided Ken Cochran
02/24/2011 UPDATE: Grain Market Lecture Series Breaks Down Commodity Reports 3/11/11 UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the March webinar has been shifted a day later to March 16 at 9 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience. Questions may be directed to Stan Ernst, 614-292-6421 or ernst.1@osu.edu.   COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Agricultural economists at Ohio State University are holding a series of free, monthly online workshops that will cover grain forecasts, policy, futures markets, supply and demand, and long-term analysis. Audrie Koester Stan Ernst
03/11/2011 UPDATE: Grain Market Lecture Series Breaks Down Commodity Reports 3/11/11 UPDATE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, the March webinar has been shifted a day later to March 16 at 9 a.m. We apologize for any inconvenience. Questions may be directed to Stan Ernst, 614-292-6421 or ernst.1@osu.edu.   COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Agricultural economists at Ohio State University are holding a series of free, monthly online workshops that will cover grain forecasts, policy, futures markets, supply and demand, and long-term analysis. Audrie Koester Stan Ernst
02/23/2012 Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for SE Ohio April 12 CHESTERHILL, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team, in conjunction with the group Rural Action, will hold a Produce Safety Education Program for farmers on April 12 in southeast Ohio. Ashley Kulhanek
02/23/2012 April 27 in Wooster: Produce Safety Program for Farmers WOOSTER, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms takes place April 27 at OARDC in Wooster. Ashley Kulhanek
04/16/2012 Mind the GAPs: Learn Fruit, Vegetable Safety Practices in Mt. Vernon April 17 MT. VERNON, Ohio -- Ohio State's Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team will hold a program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms on April 17 at the Knox County office of OSU Extension,  Ashley Kulhanek
02/23/2012 Produce Safety Programs Set for Southern Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio — Produce Safety Education programs for farmers have been scheduled for March 20 in Clayton and April 11 in Piketon, both in southern Ohio. Ashley Kulhanek
09/21/2012 Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for Cleveland Oct. 3 CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Oct. 3 at the Urban Community School, 4909 Lorain Ave., in Cleveland. Ashley Kulhanek
03/15/2012 Cleaner, Safer Produce? Program for Farmers is April 14 CANFIELD, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms takes place in Mahoning County on April 14. Ashley Kulhanek
12/18/2012 Fruit and Vegetable Safety: Good Agricultural Practices Training Set for Jan. 24 in Central Ohio MARYSVILLE, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Jan. 24 at the Union County office of Ohio State University Extension, 18000 State Route 4, Suite E, in Marysville. Ashley Kulhanek
05/08/2012 Coming June 2 in Canton: Food Safety Practices for Fruit, Vegetable Growers CANTON, Ohio -- Stark Parks will host a program on food safety practices for fruit and vegetable growers from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on June 2 at the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park. Ashley Kulhanek
10/16/2012 Produce Safety Workshop Is Nov. 14 in Northeast Ohio CANFIELD, Ohio -- Ohio State’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team will hold a workshop on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms in Mahoning County. Ashley Kulhanek

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