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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
03/07/2011 Still Room in March 21 Produce Safety Workshop WOOSTER, Ohio – There’s still space in OSU’s Produce Safety Education Program offered twice on March 21 west of Findlay. The workshop looks at science-based ways to make fresh fruits and vegetables safer. Kurt Knebusch Ashley Kulhanek
05/27/2011 Cut Flower Growers to Meet in Wooster Aug. 8 WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers will hold its 2011 Midwest Regional Meeting at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Aug. 8. Megan Shoenfelt Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers
06/22/2012 Professor to be Named as Fellow of Institute of Food Technologists COLUMBUS, Ohio -- V.M. (Bala) Balasubramaniam, professor of food safety engineering at Ohio State University, will be named a Fellow of the Institute of Food Technologists at its annual meeting in Las Vegas on Monday, June 25. Martha Filipic Bala Balasubramaniam, Rich Linton
08/06/2008 Pests of the Rare and the Familiar at Farm Science Review 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 Barb Bloetscher
06/27/2001 Learn Your Bugs: Beneficial Insects Can Help Control Garden Pests COLUMBUS, Ohio - Garden lovers looking for a more natural way to control ornamental pests other than using insecticides may have to look no farther than their own backyard. Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher
04/27/2010 OSU Extension Helping Ohio Schools Better Manage Pests COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension is helping Ohio school systems better manage pest problems while meeting requirements to become Integrated Pest Management (IPM) "Star Certified." Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher
08/07/2001 Ohio Experiencing Population Explosion of Red Admiral Butterflies COLUMBUS, Ohio - State lepidopterists are seeing a population explosion of red admirals, the first time in 15 years the butterflies have been so widespread. Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher
07/31/2008 Farm Science Review: Sharing the Garden with Bees and Their Imitators LONDON, Ohio -- The bee is revered and feared in the gardening world. Nature's pollinator can help create beauty, but dampen the spirits of those enjoying flowers who misinterpret its intended visit. But not all bees are out to sting, and sometimes insects visiting a garden are not bees at all. Barbara Bloetscher, an Ohio State University Extension entomologist, will share the love of bees and their harmless imitators at this year's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher
05/28/2008 Southern Ohio to See 17-Year Periodical Cicadas COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Neighborhoods, parks, wooded areas and forests throughout southern Ohio will soon be filled with the cacophony of thousands of periodical cicadas, emerging from underground after 17 years of development. Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher
06/24/2009 New Network to Protect Crops, Forests, Food Supply REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio -- A new partnership announced June 24 between Ohio State University and the Ohio Department of Agriculture will enhance the protection of Ohio's crops, forests and food supply. Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher, Joanne Kick-Raack, Mike Boehm, Nancy Taylor
01/23/2008 Getting the Edge Over Insects and Diseases with Training Program ADA, Ohio -- A plant pathology and entomology training program is giving farmers, crop consultants and others in the agriculture industry a more refined eye in recognizing diseases and pests. Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher, Nancy Taylor
08/16/2006 Get Insect and Disease Diagnoses at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Got an insect or a disease plaguing your landscape plants or garden crops and don't know what it is? Bring a sample to Farm Science Review to be analyzed by Ohio State University specialists of the C. Wayne Ellett Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic (CWEPPDC). Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher, Nathan Watermeier
08/14/2007 Get Insects and Plant Diseases Analyzed at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Got an insect or a disease plaguing your landscape plants or garden crops and don't know what it is? Bring a sample to Farm Science Review to be analyzed by Ohio State University specialists of the C. Wayne Ellett Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic. Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher, Ron Hammond
10/21/2002 Woolly Bear Winter Prediction Not Science, But Fun COLUMBUS, Ohio - The exit of summer always ushers in Fall familiarities - apple cider, pumpkins, changing landscapes and the site of nature's most recognizable caterpillar: the woolly bear. Candace Pollock Barbara Bloetscher
10/21/2002 Woolly Bear Winter Prediction Not Science, But Fun COLUMBUS, Ohio - The exit of summer always ushers in Fall familiarities - apple cider, pumpkins, changing landscapes and the site of nature's most recognizable caterpillar: the woolly bear. Candace Pollock Barbara Bloetscher
04/16/2010 Pedal Power! Try Bike-based E-charger at Scarlet, Gray, Green Fair WOOSTER, Ohio — Try a pedal-powered battery charger — built from mostly easy-to-get parts for less than $200, not counting the bike and bike stand — at Ohio State's Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair. Kurt Knebusch Barry Romich, Jackie Buckwalter
06/11/2007 Land Values Survey Aids in Farm Financial Management COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The value of Ohio's cropland is projected to increase an average of 4.5 percent this year, according to an Ohio State University agricultural economics survey -- continuing the sharp upward trend of the state's land values over the past three to five years. Candace Pollock Barry Ward
06/07/2011 Late Planting Could Cost Ohio Corn, Soybean Growers $980 Million -- or More COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio farmers stand to lose close to $1 billion in income from late planting of corn and soybeans this spring.  Martha Filipic Barry Ward
10/23/2008 OSU Extension Tool Aids Farmers in Budgeting Farm Enterprises COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With the economy still in flux and agriculture production inputs like fertilizer still historically high, budgeting farm enterprises is even more essential to remaining profitable and sustainable. Ohio State University Extension is offering producers a budgeting resource tool to help guide them through the decision-making process of committing resources to the most profitable enterprises on the farm. Candace Pollock Barry Ward
12/11/2012 OSU Expert: Farmland Value Projected to Increase in 2013 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Cropland values in Ohio increased in 2012 and are expected to continue on an upward trend in 2013, despite the drought that devastated growers this year, an Ohio State University Extension expert said.  Tracy Turner Barry Ward
09/02/2009 Farm Financial Management Topics Highlighted at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – From dairy management to estate planning to ag law issues, farm financial management will be a hot topic at this year's Ohio State University Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Barry Ward
04/20/2009 Ohio Cash Rents, Cropland Values Expected to Slide in 2009 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio cropland and cash rents are anticipated to level off in 2009, and in some cases, decline slightly, according to results of the Ohio State University Extension 2009 Ohio Cropland Values and Cash Rents Survey. Candace Pollock Barry Ward
09/07/2012 Authorities Available to Answer Ag, Veterinary Questions at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio — It has been a popular question in recent years as farmland rental rates have more than doubled in many places, and it is one Barry Ward, Ohio State University Extension production business management leader, expects to hear later this month at Farm Science Review: “What direction will farmland cash rents take in 2013?” Kyle Sharp Barry Ward
01/10/2007 Pencil Out Budget Before Jumping into Continuous Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio -- There's more to the economics of continuous corn production than simply cashing in on potentially higher corn prices generated by growing ethanol demand. Growers should take the time to weigh those factors before making any decision to switch production practices. Candace Pollock Barry Ward
09/27/2011 Late-planted Corn Could Lead to Additional Drying Costs at Harvest COLUMBUS, Ohio – In a season marked by significant precipitation prior to planting and recent rains leading into harvest, farmers in the Eastern Corn Belt might expect corn coming out of the field at a higher moisture content than usual. Higher moisture corn could lead to higher energy costs for farmers this fall, according to Ohio State University Extension Production Business Management Leader Barry Ward. Andy Vance Barry Ward
07/24/2007 Learn About Farm Financing at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- The lure of rising commodity prices in the face of increasing biofuels production, coupled with high fuel and fertilizer prices, is creating on-farm financial management challenges for many Ohio growers. Ohio State University Extension economic and farm management specialists will be on hand during this year's Farm Science Review to help visitors make the most economically sound decisions. Candace Pollock Barry Ward
07/31/2008 Farm Management Tips at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- With rising fuel prices and high input costs, effectively managing farmland cash rents has become a top priority for farmers and landowners. Ohio State University economists and farm management specialists will be on hand during this year's Farm Science Review to help visitors make the most economically sound decisions. Candace Pollock Barry Ward
03/27/2012 Farmers Consider Modifying Planting Decisions COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Although decisions on what to plant essentially took place last summer or fall when farmers ordered seed and other inputs, now is the time many consider tweaking those plans, says an Ohio State University Extension agricultural economist. Martha Filipic Barry Ward
01/03/2008 Crop Production Input Costs to Increase in 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- From seed to fertilizer, Ohio farmers can expect to pay more in input costs for corn and soybean production in 2008. Candace Pollock Barry Ward

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