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04/23/2010 Goebel Wins 2010 OARDC Junior Faculty Research Award: Forest Ecology, Restoration Expert WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio State scientist Charles Goebel yesterday was named winner of OARDC's 2010 Distinguished Junior Faculty Research Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/18/2003 'Golden Rice' Creator Ingo Potrykus to Speak at OARDC May 2 WOOSTER, Ohio -- World-renowned scientist Ingo Potrykus, who helped invent beta carotene-enriched "golden rice," is visiting the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center's (OARDC) Wooster campus to speak about biotechnology and world food security, May 2 from 3-4 p.m. in the center's Fisher Auditorium, 1680 Madison Ave. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
03/31/2010 Gov. Strickland Tours Bionergy Project at OARDC, Touts Digestion Technology WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland said the partnership between the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and quasar energy group to produce renewable energy from biomass is a great example of how Ohio is vying to become a leader in the emerging green economy. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
10/12/2011 OARDC Announces 2011 Recipients of Service, Achievement Awards WOOSTER, Ohio – OARDC has announced the 2011 recipients of its service and achievement awards. They were presented Oct. 6 at the center's annual Employee Appreciation Night. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
07/18/2003 'Proud Past, Proud Future': OARDC Dedicates Historical Marker WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) celebrated its past and looked to the future as it dedicated an Ohio Historical Marker July 18 during the BioHio open house in Wooster. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
09/19/2011 A Milestone Reached: OARDC Dedicates First-in-Ohio Ag Safety Facility WOOSTER, Ohio -- In the presence of elected officials, Ohio State University leaders and community supporters, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) unveiled last Friday, Sept. 16 a unique, highly secure bio-containment building aimed at safeguarding Ohio’s $100-billion agricultural industry from infectious diseases that threaten plants and animals in an increasingly globalized economy. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/27/2012 OARDC Names Annual Conference Poster Winners WOOSTER, Ohio -- OARDC has announced the winners of its research poster competition, which was held yesterday during the center’s 2012 Annual Research Conference in Wooster. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
12/22/2010 Congressman-elect Renacci Tours OARDC: 'I Look Forward to Working With You' WOOSTER, Ohio — Jim Renacci, who will represent Ohio's 16th District in the U.S. House of Representatives beginning in January 2011, toured the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) Nov. 17 to learn more about educational and economic development assets in the north-central and northeast Ohio counties that span the district. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/12/2010 OARDC Breaks Ground for Unique Ag Safety Research Facility WOOSTER, Ohio — The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) broke ground April 8 for a highly secure bio-containment building on its Wooster campus that will enhance its nationally and internationally recognized research programs on infectious diseases of plants and animals — and further protect Ohio’s $90-plus billion agricultural industry. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/27/2012 How Insects (Including in Antarctica) Survive Cold: OARDC Scientist's Achievements Net Honor WOOSTER, Ohio — David Denlinger, a professor in Ohio State’s Department of Entomology, has received OARDC’s 2012 Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award.  Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
06/20/2005 Ohio State Launches Endeavor Center PIKETON, Ohio — The future of southern Ohio is now. With just a snip of the ribbon giving way to the entrance of the new Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon Endeavor Center Business Incubator and Training Facility, seven years of planning, funding and construction have turned dreams into reality for communities throughout Appalachian Ohio. Candace Pollock Steve Shepherd
05/02/2005 Piketon Endeavor Center Now Open PIKETON, Ohio — Construction of a new Ohio State University business facility, designed to increase jobs and boost economic development throughout southern Ohio, is now complete and open for business. Candace Pollock Steve Shepherd
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
09/18/2001 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Organic farming (for the week of Sept. 30, 2001) Dear Twig: What’s organic farming? Kurt Knebusch Steve Sears
11/08/2011 OSU Extension Helping Landowners, Communities Handle Shale Gas Issues COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Shale gas development in Ohio could mean thousands of Ohio jobs, windfalls for landowners leasing away their mineral rights, and economic development for struggling communities. Martha Filipic Steve Schumacher, Peggy Hall, Mike Hogan, Fred Schwarz
07/16/2002 Agronomy Newsletter Worth Millions to Ohio Farmers BUCYRUS, Ohio - Ohio farmers and agri-businesses saved over $11.2 million last year in reduced pesticide and herbicide costs and increased crop production with the help of C.O.R.N. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
11/27/2007 Crawford/Huron Agronomy Day Slated for December 11 WILLARD, Ohio -- Managing crop fertilizer inputs, examining corn hybrids for insect management, and evaluating the payback to corn or soybean fungicide applications will be among the featured topics at Ohio State University Extension's Crawford/Huron Agronomy Day. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
12/04/2006 Ohio Community Standing Tall with Successful Treecare Program BUCYRUS, Ohio -- Street trees, those often planted between neighborhood sidewalks and city streets, can be an invaluable natural resource for a community. They improve aesthetics, increase property values, provide a habitat for wildlife and add environmental benefits. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
02/17/2009 Ohio Farmers Finding Risk Mitigation, Profitability and Conservation Wrapped in One Crop Production System BUCYRUS, Ohio -- An alternative agricultural production system that supports two crops within the same growing season is winning favor among Ohio farmers for its risk management and conservation benefits. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
02/24/2009 Crop Production Information Means Big Savings for Ohio Farmers COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio farmers and agribusiness who turn to Ohio State University Extension's Crop Observation and Recommendation Network newsletter have used the information to boost their profits -- to the tune of nearly $10 million, according to a recent OSU Extension survey. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
07/16/2002 Birdseed May Make Your Plants Sick COLUMBUS, Ohio - What homeowners feed wild birds may not be very good for their plants and vegetable garden. Candace Pollock Steve Nameth
07/10/2002 A Clean Greenhouse Means Healthier Plants COLUMBUS, Ohio - The cleaner the greenhouse, the fewer the problems with insects and plant diseases. Candace Pollock Steve Nameth
08/29/2001 Ornamental Plant Disease New to Ohio Poses Threat to Daylilies COLUMBUS, Ohio - An ornamental plant disease, first diagnosed in Ohio last month, can pose a serious threat to daylilies. Candace Pollock Steve Nameth
05/31/2006 Animal Welfare Programs Foster Human/Animal Relationship COLUMBUS, Ohio -- How producers verbally and physically handle their livestock can have a profound impact on animal behavior and performance. To get the most out of productivity in a nurturing environment, Ohio State University animal science researchers are launching animal welfare training programs that foster human-animal interaction. Candace Pollock Steve Moeller, Naomi Botheras, Maurice Eastridge
10/05/2012 Drought: No Bacon Shortage, But Consumers Can Likely Expect Higher Prices for Pork Next Year No need to go hog wild. Tracy Turner Steve Moeller
08/07/2001 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Grazing cattle (for the week of Aug. 19, 2001) Dear Twig: The other day I went by a pasture and all of the cattle were grazing in the same direction. Do they do this all the time? Why do they do it? Kurt Knebusch Steve Loerch
09/20/2001 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Pygmy goats (for the week of Oct. 7, 2001) Dear Twig: I saw some tiny goats at the zoo. They looked like they were full-grown, not babies. What were they? Kurt Knebusch Steve Loerch
07/03/2007 Under Dry Conditions, Toxic Plants May Attract Livestock COLUMBUS, Ohio -- What green foliage that is thriving in Ohio's moisture-starved pasturelands may not necessarily be healthy for the livestock feeding on it. Candace Pollock Steve Boyles
02/14/2002 Beef Cattle Shortcourse to Address Marketing, Management Issues BOWLING GREEN, Ohio - Staying abreast of cattle industry issues, from marketing opportunities to current feeding and management practices, is a key for producers to remain competitive and improve profitability. Candace Pollock Steve Boyles
10/18/2005 Producers Be Aware: Some Forages Toxic to Livestock COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio producers who graze their livestock on sorghum, sudangrass or sorghum-sudangrass crosses should keep in mind toxicity issues associated with the forages. Candace Pollock Steve Boyles