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10/30/2001 Strategies to Help Control Mastitis to be Discussed at Dairy Conference COLUMBUS, Ohio - Effectively managing the period between lactation and calving of dairy cattle is a key to controlling mastitis, a bacterial infection that affects milk quality and production. Candace Pollock Richard Meiring
03/07/2007 Ohio State receives $2.9 million NSF grant to boost K-12 science education WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio State University’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) has received a $2.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to help boost science education in Ohio schools and prepare the future generation of U.S. scientists. Mauricio Espinoza Richard Moore
02/20/2009 Ohio State Faculty Member Honored as Fellow of Food Systems Leadership Institute COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Ohio State University professor was one of 20 fellows of the Food Systems Leadership Institute honored at the annual meeting of the National Association of State Universities and Land Grant Colleges (NASULGC) in Chicago. Martha Filipic Robert Birkenholz
01/17/2008 Chow Line: Focus on folate for health, not the blues (for 1/27/08) I've heard that taking folate can help combat depression. Is that true? Martha Filipic Robert Disilvestro
05/10/2012 Curcumin Extract Lowers Triglycerides, Boosts Antioxidant Activity: Ohio State Study COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A low dose of a curcumin extract from the spice turmeric can have a variety of positive health effects on healthy middle-aged individuals, according to an Ohio State University study presented at the 2012 Experimental Biology meeting April 23 in San Diego. Mauricio Espinoza Robert DiSilvestro
05/16/2008 Chow Line: Calcium difficult for body to absorb (for 5/25/08) I always have milk in the morning with my high-fiber cereal. But a friend told me that fiber prevents the body from absorbing calcium. If that's true, what should I do? Martha Filipic Robert DiSilvestro
10/02/2012 Study: An Apple a Day Lowers Level of Blood Chemical Linked to Hardening of the Arteries COLUMBUS, Ohio – Eating an apple a day might in fact help keep the cardiologist away, new research suggests. In a study of healthy, middle-aged adults, consumption of one apple a day for four weeks lowered by 40 percent blood levels of a substance linked to hardening of the arteries. Martha Filipic Robert DiSilvestro
01/29/2002 OSU Extension Tax Management Factsheets Available FINDLAY, Ohio - Ohio State University Extension has made available several Farm Income Tax Management factsheets for producers and landowners who may need tax management tips. Candace Pollock Robert Fleming
08/30/2007 Save on Fuel Costs with Natural-Air Grain Drying LONDON, Ohio -- A decades-old grain-drying technique is getting a renewed push in the face of today's higher energy costs. Candace Pollock Robert Hansen
07/29/2010 Grow Lettuce Using Hydroponics. Learn More at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Ohio lettuce growers looking for new, innovative ways of growing produce year-round have hydroponics as a viable alternative. The technology will be demonstrated during Farm Science Review, Sept. 21-23 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Candace Pollock Robert Hansen
09/02/2009 Growing Produce Using Hydroponics Showcased at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Ohio lettuce growers looking for new, innovative ways of growing produce year-round have hydroponics as a viable alternative. The technology will be demonstrated during Farm Science Review, Sept. 22-24 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Candace Pollock Robert Hansen
08/29/2008 Low-Energy Grain Drying System to be Demonstrated at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- A decades-old grain-drying technique is getting a renewed push in the face of today's higher energy costs. Candace Pollock Robert Hansen
11/15/2012 New Bio-fertilizer Can Increase Hydroponic Vegetable Growth: Ohio State Trials WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new organic-based fertilizer for commercial hydroponic production can boost lettuce growth by about 13 percent, according to preliminary trials conducted by Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster. Mauricio Espinoza Robert Hansen, Bill Diederich, Paul Brentlinger
12/07/2012 Poinsettia's Poisonous Reputation Persists, Despite Proof to the Contrary WOOSTER, Ohio -- Perhaps it has happened to you: You present a friend with a beautiful poinsettia for the holidays, and she shrinks in horror. Frances Whited Robert McMahon
08/08/2001 Ample Profitable Crop Enterprises Exist for Ohio Growers LONDON, Ohio -- From traditional field crops to specialty fruits and vegetables, ample economic opportunities abound for Ohio growers looking to grow something different or who just want a supplemental income. Candace Pollock Robert Moore
03/08/2005 Fighting High Fertilizer Costs with Alternative Management WOOSTER, Ohio — Incorporating legumes into a crop rotation to capture the fixed nitrogen for the corn crop is one way Ohio growers can combat high fertilizer prices. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
09/06/2006 Get a Handle on Best Fertilizer Methods at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Corn growers may skimp on some fertilizer applications in favor of others as they ride the rollercoaster of fluctuating energy prices, potentially impacting their crop's performance. To maximize crop profits with few on-farm costs, Ohio State University and Purdue University soil specialists will help guide growers in making smart economic decisions during Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
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
01/30/2008 Want to Save on Fertilizer? Run a Soil Test ADA, Ohio -- With fertilizer prices continuing their upward trend, a soil test is the best tool available to farmers that can help them manage their crops while leaving more money in their pockets. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
08/29/2007 New Extension Tool Helping Farmers Save on Fertilizer WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new economic tool, developed by Ohio State University Extension, is changing the way corn farmers manage their fertilizer inputs -- and helping them save money in the process. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
05/29/2009 Late Getting Corn in the Ground? You Could Cut Back on Nitrogen WOOSTER, Ohio -- If Ohio growers are just now getting their corn crop in the ground, they may be able to get away with slightly reducing their nitrogen application rates. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
06/26/2008 Learn to Manage Manure Effectively at Manure Expo, July 9 LONDON, Ohio -- Manure is a tremendous fertilizer source that many crop producers have at their disposal, but managing manure effectively begins with knowing a soil's fertility criteria and then documenting and maintaining proper nutrient supply. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
11/08/2010 Don't Pass Up Rare Opportunity to Make Fall Fertilizer Applications WOOSTER, Ohio – With corn and soybean harvest ahead of schedule in Ohio, farmers are encouraged to make their fertilizer applications now. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
11/29/2007 Learn the Value of Cover Crops at the Ohio No-Till Conference WOOSTER, Ohio -- Growers interested in cover crops can learn more about their value in crop production systems during the Ohio No-Till Conference on Dec. 4. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
09/19/2005 Using Optical Sensors to Improve Nitrogen Management WOOSTER, Ohio — Nitrogen management is probably the single most variable production input growers face in agriculture, and with the continued increase in fertilizer costs, application efficiency is becoming increasingly important. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
02/20/2007 Fertility Management Focus at Conservation Tillage Conference ADA, Ohio – Effective soil fertility management, either through commercial fertilizer or manure applications, will be a topic of interest for farmers attending Ohio State University Extension's Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference Feb. 22-23 at the MacIntosh Center of Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
02/26/2007 Know Soil Nutrient Needs for Best Continuous Corn Management WOOSTER, Ohio – Knowing a soil's nutrient levels increases options for fertility management and can help maintain productivity in a continuous corn operation. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
10/13/2005 Growers to See Changes in Nitrogen Application Recommendations WOOSTER, Ohio — Nitrogen application recommendations for Midwest farmers will soon be changing, mainly driven by a need to be more cost efficient as fertilizer prices continue to rise. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
11/03/2009 Look to Soil Tests, Not Yields When Making Fertilizer Applications WOOSTER, Ohio – Crop producers may have shied away from making phosphorus or potassium applications last year due to high fertilizer prices, but don't let bumper corn and soybean yields fool one into thinking an application this fall may not be needed. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
06/25/2009 Exercise Caution When Applying Pop-Up Starter Fertilizer WOOSTER, Ohio -- Corn producers who use "pop-up" or in-furrow starter fertilizer at planting should be mindful of their application rates so as not to cause seed injury, resulting in significant plant stand and yield losses. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen