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08/19/2005 Chow Line: Vitamin K appears vital for bones (for 8/28/05) What does vitamin K do? Martha Filipic Sharron Coplin
06/17/2008 High Tunnels May Protect Brambles from Winter Injury PIKETON, Ohio -- High tunnels, plastic-covered structures placed on small tracts of land, can lengthen the growing season of high-value vegetable crops, such as tomatoes. Now Ohio State University Extension horticulturists are using them to improve winter hardiness of brambles. Candace Pollock Shawn Wright
06/17/2008 Some Blackberry Varieties Make Bramble Production Easier PIKETON, Ohio -- Blackberries are a popular, high-value fruit crop for Ohio growers looking to produce a niche agricultural product. But getting the most out of the crop requires intensive inputs and high maintenance. Ohio State University Extension horticulturists are evaluating cultivars that may make production easier. Candace Pollock Shawn Wright
02/14/2005 New Blackberry Varieties Can Overcome Winter PIKETON, Ohio — New blackberry varieties are now available to Ohio fruit growers that erase the production limitation associated with crop overwintering. Candace Pollock Shawn Wright
06/17/2008 Project Focusing on Pawpaw for Preservation and Niche Crop PIKETON, Ohio -- A native Ohio tree, once farmed by American Indians on large plantations for its fruit and medicinal benefits, is being re-introduced to horticulture for preservation and as a potential niche market crop. Candace Pollock Shawn Wright
02/06/2008 OSU Extension Offering Beginning Beekeeping Workshop PIKETON, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension will offer a beginning beekeeping workshop for those interested in a beekeeping operation and to discuss the state of bee populations. Candace Pollock Shawn Wright
04/06/2007 Extending Ohio's Raspberry Season With New Fall Cultivar PIKETON, Ohio -- Black raspberries, the first bramble crop of the summer season, are a favorite among Ohio consumers. Research efforts are under way to extend the season so that black raspberries can continue to be enjoyed in the fall. Candace Pollock Shawn Wright
10/22/2010 Chow Line: Diabetes must be taken seriously (for 10/31/10) My wife was just diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. How serious of a condition is it? Martha Filipic Shelby Sutphen
02/01/2011 Spring Beekeeping Workshop to be Held March 4-5 in Wooster WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension and the Tri-County Beekeepers Association of Northeastern Ohio will hold their 33rd Annual Spring Beekeeping Workshop the evening of Friday, March 4, and all day Saturday, March 5, at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) Wooster campu Sherry Ferrell
03/11/2010 UPDATE: Olympic-Sized Tale of Generosity Featuring Ohio State Retiree to be Told on NBC UPDATE: MSNBC will broadcast the program, titled "Operation Yellow Ribbon," this Saturday, March 13, at noon to 1 p.m. Eastern time and again on Sunday, March 14, from 1-2 p.m. Eastern time. COLUMBUS, Ohio -- This month, NBC's Olympic coverage will include one Canada-based story that has nothing to do with sports, but that has everything to do with the basic Olympian value of building a better world. Incongruously, it's a story that began on Sept. 11, 2001. Martha Filipic Shirley Brooks-Jones
01/06/2004 Prion Test Would Allow Early Detection of Mad Cow, Other TSEs WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University researcher Srinand Sreevatsan not only believes early detection is the best way to fight mad cow disease. He’s also creating tools to make it possible. Mauricio Espinoza Srinand Sreevatsan
11/06/2001 Preliminary Data Links Human Illness to Animal Disease Found in Sheep WOOSTER, Ohio - An animal disease that has potential links to a human intestinal illness may be more closely tied to sheep rather than dairy cattle, where the disease is most commonly associated. Candace Pollock Srinand Sreevatsan
11/15/2001 An Animal Disease Found in Sheep May Have Ties to a Human Intestinal Illness WOOSTER, Ohio - An animal disease that has potential links to a human intestinal illness may be more closely tied to sheep rather than dairy cattle, where the disease is most commonly associated. Candace Pollock Srinand Sreevatsan
03/03/2009 Economists to Offer Insight into the Economic Crisis During Live Webcast COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As the world financial crisis deepens and the economic downtown continues, Ohio State University Extension economists will offer insight on policy decisions, U.S. international relations and rural/urban economies during a live Webcast on March 17. Candace Pollock Stan Ernst
08/10/2009 Climate Change Panel Being Held at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – The impacts of cap and trade legislation and climate change on the Ohio agriculture industry will be the focus of an expert panel discussion during Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Stan Ernst
09/08/2011 ‘Question the Authorities’ on Ag Economy, Markets and Policy at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Experts from Ohio State University’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics will present a series of updates on the agricultural economy, commodity markets and policy issues at the 2011 Farm Science Review, Sept. 20-22 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London. Andy Vance Stan Ernst
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
09/01/2011 Impact of Natural Gas Production on Rural Ohio Discussed at Farm Science Review 2011 LONDON, Ohio – Natural gas production from shale has potential for significant impacts on rural Ohio. Experts from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and OSU Extension will discuss opportunities and challenges for rural economies in developing this natural resource at the Farm Science Review, Sept. 20-22 near London. Andy Vance 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
11/06/2006 Agricultural Economics Outlook Meetings Set COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics (AEDE) is once again holding its Fall 2006/Winter 2007 Policy and Outlook Program. Candace Pollock Stan Ernst
09/09/2010 Get the Latest on Current Ag Economic Topics, Trends and Hot Issues at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – A set of agricultural economics seminars on current topics, trends and hot issues will be a new feature offered at this year's Ohio State University Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Stan Ernst
08/03/2004 Farm Science Review Full of Answers LONDON, Ohio -- Got questions about agricultural economic, business or policy issues? Ask them at Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Stan Ernst
10/26/2007 Economics, Policy and Markets Focus of Agricultural Outlook and Policy Program COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Farm Bill, grain and biofuel markets, agricultural law and farm input costs are just some of the topics being covered during this year's Ohio State University Agricultural Outlook and Policy Program. Candace Pollock Stan Ernst
08/11/2008 Experts to Debate Rising Food Prices at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- The dynamics of the global economy and food production are shifting, and agricultural economists from Ohio State University and Purdue University will discuss the driving forces behind the change during this year's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Stan Ernst
04/04/2011 Conference on State Budget Impacts April 21; Register by April 15 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As the ongoing debate about Ohio’s economy intensifies during the legislature's budgeting process, Ohio State University is hosting a conference focusing on the budget's impact on local government.  Martha Filipic Stan Ernst
02/18/2009 OSU Extension to Host Farm Bill Meetings COLUMBUS, Ohio -- While the U.S. Department of Agriculture is putting the final touches on the 2008 Farm Bill, farmers are making production decisions related to the Farm Bill that could have significant economic impacts. Ohio State University Extension is hosting a series of meetings throughout Ohio in March to aid farmers and landowners in the decision-making process. Candace Pollock Stan Ernst
11/17/2008 Ohio State Policy & Outlook Meetings Focus on Farm and Food Economies COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The state of the farm and food economies will be examined this winter during Ohio State University Extension's Policy & Outlook meetings. Candace Pollock Stan Ernst
09/26/2012 Urban Coyotes Never Stray: New Study Finds 100 Percent Monogamy COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Coyotes living in cities don’t ever stray from their mates, and stay with each other till death do them part, according to a new study. Stan Gehrt, Cecilia Hennessy
03/21/2011 OSU, Columbus Zoo Team Up for Class: 'I Hope They See That Passion' COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Students in OSU’s recent Zoo Science and Management class never met Lulu the gorilla. Never worked with her. But cared when she got sick. And felt people’s hurt when she died. Kurt Knebusch Stan Gehrt, Danielle Ross
05/23/2012 Warm Winter, Early Spring Increase Livestock Risk from Noxious Weed LANCASTER, Ohio – The near-record warm winter and early spring Ohio experienced this year mean that cressleaf groundsel is on the rise earlier than normal and causing potential problems for livestock producers, said an Ohio State University Extension beef cattle expert. The weed is now listed on Ohio’s Noxious Weed list because of the poisonous characteristics it poses to some animals Tracy Turner Stan Smith

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