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04/19/2010 Follow Guidelines When Planting Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio – With Ohio growers projected to increase their soybean acreage this growing season – 50,000 more acres than last year—some planting cautions are in order, says an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
04/29/2005 Nationwide Resources Aid in Soybean Rust Preparation WOOSTER, Ohio — U.S. soybean growers now have no excuse to be unprepared for soybean rust with the recent development of two extensive management resources: a soybean rust monitoring Web site and a soybean rust fungicide manual. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Don Hershman, Martin Draper
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
08/30/2004 Soybeans Overcoming Diseases, Other Issues COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's soybean crop is holding its own despite getting slammed with diseases and the onset of cooler-than-normal August temperatures, which could delay the grain-filling process. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Jim Beuerlein
08/23/2007 Ohio's Crops Could Face Flood Damage COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Many corn and soybean fields are submerged in water after heavy rains swamped portions of north central Ohio earlier this week. Ohio State University Extension agronomists are still evaluating the impact of potential flood damage, the effects of which are dependent on stage of crop development, length of the flooding period, speed of water movement, and other factors. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Jim Beuerlein, Peter Thomison
02/23/2012 Ohio State Offers New Master in Plant Health Management Degree COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In response to the growing demand for professionals with expertise and training to address emerging trends and issues in plant health, Ohio State is offering a new Professional Master in Plant Health Management graduate degree. Monica Lewandowski Anne Dorrance, Joe Kovach
06/11/2002 Myriad of Problems May Await Late-Planted Crops COLUMBUS, Ohio - Everything from reduced yields, to insect and disease problems, to poor growth performance may be in store for corn and soybean growers this summer as a result of late planting. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Pat Lipps, Jim Beuerlein, Peter Thomison
08/07/2001 Researchers Screening Soybean Lines for Virus Resistance WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio State University and U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers are screening a variety of soybean lines in the hope at least one will show resistance to a soybean virus relatively new to Ohio. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Peg Redinbaugh
06/29/2006 Flood Damage Not Detrimental to Ohio's Crops WOOSTER, Ohio -- Some of Ohio's soybean fields are facing flooding injury due to heavy rains that have swept across the state over the past few weeks, but the injury is not likely a total loss to the crop. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Peter Thomison
09/19/2008 Corn Condition a Mixed Bag Following Wind Storm COLUMBUS, Ohio -- After the wind storm from Hurricane Ike, Ohio farmers are finding their corn in one of two states: either standing relatively well or taking a beating, and it pretty much depends on the stage of maturity as to how difficult the crop will be to harvest. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Peter Thomison, Pierce Paul
04/06/2010 Last Year's Moldy Corn Problems Could Carry into 2010 Growing Season WOOSTER, Ohio – With corn still in the bins and spring bringing warmer temperatures, growers may not be out of the woods just yet when it comes to moldy grain and mycotoxin problems. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Pierce Paul
10/23/2001 Dry Conditions, Not Diseases, Affecting This Year's Soybean Yields WOOSTER, Ohio - Environmental stresses, rather than disease pressure, may be the cause of below-average soybean yields throughout some parts of Ohio this season. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Ron Hammond
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
07/08/2002 New Root Rot-Resistant Soybean Gene Discovered WOOSTER, Ohio - A new soybean gene, showing resistance to Phytophthora root rot, has been identified - the first time in nearly 20 years a gene exhibiting effectiveness against the disease has been discovered. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Steve St. Martin
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
06/10/2004 Be Proactive When it Comes to Soybean Rust WOOSTER, Ohio — For U.S. soybean growers, it's not a matter of if soybean rust will hit the states, just a matter of when. And the more educated growers are about the fungus, the better prepared they will be to manage it when that time does arrive. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Susie Turner
01/25/2008 Chow Line: Vitamin D and heart health: jury still out Are vitamin D supplements recommended to prevent heart disease? Martha Filipic Anne Smith
04/13/2007 Chow Line: Vitamin B, heart health link is weak A friend takes vitamin B supplements, thinking they can help prevent heart problems. But I thought they found out that doesn't work. Can you clarify? Martha Filipic Anne Smith
03/06/2008 Chow Line: Whole grain products on the rise (for 3/16/08) I read that only 7 percent of Americans eat three servings of whole grains a day. Is that accurate? Martha Filipic Anne Smith
03/14/2008 Chow Line: Lots of reasons to eat healthy whole grains I know it's recommended that we eat more whole grains. Why are they so healthful? Martha Filipic Anne Smith
07/05/2011 Insects Munching On Your Garden? Learn How to Control Them July 10 in Columbus COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) are sponsoring a field day for home gardeners this Sunday, July 10, on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus. Siera Marth Annette Swanberg
05/09/2011 City Gardeners: Learn How to Get Big Results from Small Spaces at Free May 15 Event in Columbus COLUMBUS, Ohio -- This Sunday, May 15, the Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its first event of the year at the Waterman Agriculture and Natural Resources Laboratory, 2490 Carmack Road, on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus.  Siera Marth Annette Swanberg
08/09/2011 100 Lbs. of Potatoes From 4 Sq. Ft.? Learn How in Columbus Aug. 14 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- On Sunday, Aug. 14, the Franklin County Master Gardener Vegetable Outreach, Education and Research Project will host its last gardening program of the season from noon-1 p.m. in Columbus. Siera Marth Annette Swanberg
08/22/2012 Farm Science Review program to discuss animal/human disease transmission LONDON, Ohio — Hollywood likes to promote the myth that humans are always the “victims” when it comes to diseases transmitted between animals and humans, referred to as zoonotic diseases. But in reality, the illnesses can pass either direction, said Armando Hoet, director of the Veterinary Public Health Program within Ohio State University's College of Veterinary Medicine. Kyle Sharp Armando Hoet
06/03/2011 Workshop This Saturday (6/4) on Keeping Ohio Produce Safe BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – OSU’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team reminds growers of its Produce Safety Education Program this Saturday (6/4). Reducing food-borne illness -- now in the news due to Europe’s deadly E. coli outbreak linked to raw produce -- is the focus. Kurt Knebusch Ashley Kulhanek
05/12/2011 Fruits, Vegetables and Foodborne Illness: OSU Workshop on Cutting the Risk OSU's half-day, science-based, expert-led Produce Safety Education Program goes from 9 a.m.-noon, June 4, at the ABE Center in Bowling Green. Kurt Knebusch Ashley Kulhanek
02/15/2011 Meeting New Fruit, Veggie Safety Standards: OSU Workshops Set WOOSTER, Ohio -- OSU’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team will offer its first-ever Produce Safety Education Program four times in three places over the next two months. Kurt Knebusch Ashley Kulhanek
01/05/2012 Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for NE Ohio March 30 BURTON, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms takes place in northeast Ohio on March 30.  Kurt Knebusch Ashley Kulhanek
02/23/2011 SW Ohio Produce Safety Education Rescheduled to April 4 CLAYTON, Ohio -- OSU's Produce Safety Education Program originally scheduled for March 1 in Clayton near Dayton has been rescheduled to April 4 in the same location. Kurt Knebusch Ashley Kulhanek
03/28/2011 Growers: 2 OSU Produce Safety Workshops Next Week   Kurt Knebusch Ashley Kulhanek