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04/09/2002 Composting Boosts Turfgrass Growth COLUMBUS, Ohio - A little composting can go a long way when establishing lawns in new urban developments. Candace Pollock Mike Boehm
07/10/2012 Composting Industry Tour Set for Aug. 23 in NW Ohio: How to Handle 1,300 Tons of Leaves, 35 Million Pounds of Food Scraps, More BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Two innovative, large-scale composting facilities in northwest Ohio will be the focus when Composting in Ohio 2012: A Tour of the Industry takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 23. Mary Wicks
01/18/2007 Conference All About Conservation Tillage ADA, Ohio -- From organic farming to cover crops, to nitrogen management and continuous corn production, participants of the Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference will have two days worth of conservation tillage topics to indulge in for the best in research, technology and production management. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
01/10/2008 Conference Covers Breadth of Conservation Tillage Topics ADA, Ohio -- From nutrient management to cover crops, nearly 65 presentations related to conservation tillage crop production will be offered during this year's Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
02/23/2012 Conference Offers Training for Crop Advisers and Farmers ADA, Ohio -- Farmers and certified crop advisers who attend Ohio State University's Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference this year will have several opportunities to hear from nationally known experts in the field of soil conservation, nutrient management and water quality. Tracy Turner Randall Reeder
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
03/16/2012 Conference to Help Small Farm Owners Market Products, Increase Profits Massillon, Ohio -- Small farm owners who want to tap into the growing demand for local foods and learn more about selling directly to grocery stores and restaurants can get tips from the experts during a small farm conference on March 31 in Massillon, Ohio. Tracy Turner Mike Hogan
03/22/2006 Conference to Share Ways to Promote Locally Grown Products MARIETTA, Ohio – According to a recent Ohio State University survey, nearly 90 percent of Ohioans support locally grown foods, and 60 percent of respondents would spend more money for those products. With demand for "fresh from the farm" increasing, production and marketing opportunities abound for farmers, and an Ohio State University Extension conference will be held to give participants a helping hand. Candace Pollock Eric Barrett
01/31/2005 Conference to Tout the Latest Trends in Conservation Tillage ADA, Ohio — From trends in conservation tillage, to new technology in precision agriculture, to a plethora of management practices, over 50 educational topics will highlight the Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference, being held Feb. 24-25 at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
09/19/2011 Confined Spaces, Teen Challenge Highlight Safety Demos At Farm Science Review 2011 LONDON, Ohio – Helping farmers and rural youth understand the implications of farm safety is the goal of several demonstrations, displays, and interactive events at Farm Science Review, Sept. 20-22 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center outside London. Andy Vance Kathy Henwood
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
08/11/2008 Connecting Food Buyers and Sellers with MarketMaker at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Ohio MarketMaker, which launched earlier this year, is making it easier for buyers and sellers within Ohio's food supply chain to connect and build relationships. Visitors to this year's Farm Science Review can learn more about MarketMaker, how it works, and how the new tool can assist them with their business. Candace Pollock Julie Fox
02/01/2006 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference Boasts New Sessions ADA, Ohio -- Manure management -- from application techniques to environmental impacts to recycling manure nutrients -- will be a new feature of the Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference, being held Feb. 23-24 at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
02/01/2010 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference Invaluable for Certified Crop Advisers ADA, Ohio – For certified crop advisers looking to meet their credit requirements in various aspects of agricultural production, Ohio State University's Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference is the place to be. Candace Pollock Harold Watters
02/17/2004 Conservation Tillage Conference in 15th Year ADA, Ohio — From soil fertility to tillage systems comparisons to weed, insect and disease management, over 65 sessions with 70 speakers will encompass the topic of conservation tillage at the 15th annual Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
06/24/2003 Consider Alternatives to Late-Planted/Replanted Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio — Nearly all of the corn crop may be in the ground in Ohio, but unfavorable weather conditions may drive growers to plant an alternative crop in place of the small percentage of unplanted or replanted corn throughout the state. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
01/15/2002 Consumer Surveys Help Boost Taste Quality of Pasteurized Cider WOOSTER, Ohio - Which tastes better: pasteurized or fresh-pressed cider? According to a series of Ohio State University consumer surveys, it's a split decision. Candace Pollock Joe Scheerens
07/22/2002 Continued Dry Conditions May Favor Spider Mites WOOSTER, Ohio - Continuing drought conditions through much of Ohio may lead to outbreaks of two-spotted spider mites on soybeans. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
08/30/2002 Continued Dry Weather May Spell Lodging Trouble for Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio - Though welcomed by corn growers across the state, the recent rainfall throughout Ohio will probably provide little relief for many cornfields. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
08/30/2002 Continued Dry Weather May Spell Lodging Trouble for Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio - Though welcomed by corn growers across the state, the recent rainfall throughout Ohio will probably provide little relief for many cornfields. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
08/02/2012 Continued Extreme Heat Could Damage Corn, Soybeans COLUMBUS, Ohio – As days with extreme heat coupled with drought conditions have dominated the weather statewide in recent weeks, growers have begun to ask themselves just how hot is too hot for corn and soybeans? Tracy Turner Peter Thomison, Laura Elizabeth Lindsey
11/13/2006 Continued Harvest Delays May Mean More Lodging Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With over 30 percent of Ohio's corn crop still not yet harvested, some growers across the state may be facing significant lodging problems. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
06/14/2007 Continuous Corn Could Impact Water Quality WOOSTER, Ohio -- With continuous corn production comes increased nitrogen inputs and higher chances of water quality issues associated with run-off. But the concerns lie more with moving land from conservation programs into row-crop production than switching from a multiple crop to a monoculture system, says an Ohio State University Extension nutrient management and soil fertility specialist. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts, Robert Mullen
09/07/2010 Control Aquatic Vegetation in Your Pond. Get Tips at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Controlling aquatic vegetation, such as harmful algal blooms, can be the biggest challenge when it comes to managing a pond for fishing, swimming or other recreational use. Candace Pollock Bill Lynch
06/02/2008 Cooler Weather Playing a Positive Role in Wheat Development WOOSTER, Ohio -- Cool weather is slowing the development of Ohio's wheat crop, but lower-than-average temperatures are keeping diseases under control and may even result in bumper yields. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
08/21/2009 Cooperative Weather, Good Practices Lead to Potential Record-Breaking Season COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ample rain and cooler-than-normal temperatures this summer have turned an average growing season into a potential record-breaker for Ohio crop producers. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein, Peter Thomison
08/17/2009 Coping with Canada Geese? Learn How to Control Populations at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – They are a common sight in urban areas, taking up residence along riverbanks and community ponds, stopping traffic as they waddle across roads, and making a fine mess of well-manicured lawns and golf courses. Canada geese are viewed by many as a nuisance, but several options exist to help control their populations. Learn more at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Bill Lynch, Marne Titchenell
07/26/2011 Corn and Soybeans Trading Weather Now Until August Reports COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Market volatility is a regular feature of the grain and oilseed market this growing season according to one Ohio State agricultural economist, and will remain so until at least the next USDA production reports due in mid-August. Andy Vance Matthew C. Roberts
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
05/31/2006 Corn Crop Off to a Good Start COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Despite a myriad of localized problems from ponding, to hail and frost damage, to soil crusting, Ohio's newly planted corn crop is on its way to a promising growing season. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison