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09/11/2002 Corn Diseases Not Helping Drought-Stressed Plants WOOSTER, Ohio - The presence of corn leaf diseases throughout Ohio is adding additional stresses to drought-stressed plants and may predispose the crop to stalk quality problems. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
07/10/2012 Corn Farmers 'Keeping Their Fingers Crossed' COLUMBUS, Ohio –Recent rains in some parts of Ohio may not be enough to stem the damage from high temperatures and drought conditions during corn pollination, according to an Ohio State University Extension specialist.  Tracy Turner Peter Thomison
09/20/2011 Corn Harvest As Scheduled at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Despite a late start to the growing season and seven-tenths of an inch of rain less than 24 hours before show time, corn harvest is on as scheduled at Farm Science Review 2011, according to General Manager Chuck Gamble. Andy Vance Chuck Gamble, Nick Zachrich
12/01/2011 Corn Harvest Winding Down, Yields Better Than Expected COLUMBUS, Ohio – As farmers near completion of the 2011 harvest, Ohio State University corn extension specialist Peter Thomison said that despite major weather challenges at planting and harvest, yields were largely better than expected across much of Ohio. Andy Vance Peter Thomison
08/02/2004 Corn Leaf Diseases Could Spell Yield Troubles WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio's corn crop may be plowing its way through rapid growth and development this season, but diseases can still get the upper hand if conditions are right. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
08/10/2009 Corn Physiology Focus of CCA College at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – The impacts of adjuvants, such as surfactants and crop oil, on corn physiology will be a major focus of discussions during the Certified Crop Advisors College being held at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review on Sept. 24. Candace Pollock Harold Watters
04/25/2002 Corn Planting Behind Schedule COLUMBUS, Ohio - Recent wet weather conditions are working against Ohio growers in getting their corn crop in the ground. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
08/03/2007 Corn Production Focus of FSR Certified Crop Advisors Program LONDON, Ohio -- Between this year's drought and the demand for ethanol, growing and managing corn has been a challenge for growers. From balancing nutrients to managing disease, corn production will be the topic of discussion at the Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) College being held at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Harold Watters
07/20/2010 Corn Production Techniques Showcased at SW Ohio Corn Growers Field Day WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio – Corn production and management techniques will be the focus of the Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and Fayette County Agronomy Field Day on Aug. 18. Candace Pollock John Yost
05/04/2005 Corn Rebounding from Cool, Wet Weather WOOSTER, Ohio — Early planted corn throughout Ohio is beginning to germinate and, in some cases, is already emerging above-ground, signaling that the crop may have escaped serious disease problems potentially brought about by cold, wet conditions soon after planting. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
10/09/2007 Corn Residue an Option if Forage Supplies are Short COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With livestock forages, especially hay, still in short supply, feeding corn residue may help extend the grazing season. But, like other feeds, management is important. Candace Pollock Jeff McCutcheon
01/08/2002 Corn Rootworm Populations Decreasing in Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio - Populations of western corn rootworm beetles in Ohio soybean fields were lower this year than in 2000, according to a recent Ohio State University Extension survey. Candace Pollock Bruce Eisley
10/19/2007 Corn Rootworm Populations Spreading WOOSTER, Ohio -- Populations of Western corn rootworm and its variant counterpart continue to increase in fields throughout western and northwestern Ohio, and are even beginning to spread east, according to Ohio State University Extension sampling. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
07/18/2006 Corn Standing Tall Despite Severe Weather COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Despite severe weather that has been sweeping across Ohio bringing tornadoes and flooding, much of the state's corn crop has withstood the wrath of Mother Nature. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
10/01/2007 Corn Stover Removal Decreases Soil Carbon, Impacts Crop COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Removing corn stover for use in ethanol production decreases the amount of carbon stored in the soil, and has an adverse impact on overall soil fertility and crop development, according to Ohio State University research. Candace Pollock Humberto Blanco
12/16/2005 Corn Surprises, Despite Rough Growing Season COLUMBUS, Ohio — One couldn't tell from Ohio's average corn yield that 2005 was a rough season for growers. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
08/22/2003 Corn Yield Projections Rosy Despite Growing Pains COLUMBUS, Ohio — Flooded fields, reduced stands, seedling blights, poor root development, leaf defoliation, hail and wind damage — you name it, the corn crop has suffered through it. But despite the shaky growing season, early yield projections are rosy. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
11/06/2001 Corn Yields Good Despite Variable Weather, Diseases COLUMBUS, Ohio - Despite early season wet weather, late season drought and stalk lodging issues caused by diseases, Ohio's corn crop is producing better-than-expected yields. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
10/17/2011 Corn, Soybean Input Costs Expected to Climb 10-20% in 2012 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Led by increases in fertilizer and seed, farmers can expect to spend as much as 20 percent more to produce corn and soybeans in 2012 than they did in 2011, according to Ohio State University Extension experts. Andy Vance Dee Jepsen
08/12/2011 Corn, Soybeans: Attend SW Ohio Field Day For Expert Advice Aug. 16 in Washington Court House WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio -- The Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and the Fayette County Agronomy Committee will hold their annual field day and test plot demonstrations on Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Fayette County Demonstration Farm just north of Washington Court House. Mauricio Espinoza
09/07/2010 Cornish Appointed as Endowed Chair in Bio-based Materials at OARDC WOOSTER, Ohio — Katrina Cornish, an internationally recognized expert on alternative natural rubber, has been selected as Endowed Chair in Bio-based Emergent Materials at Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES). Mauricio Espinoza Bobby Moser
01/27/2009 Correction: Amid Falling Milk Prices, Payment Program to Aid Dairy Producers COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With milk prices collapsing following two years of historical highs, an old dairy program reauthorized by the 2008 Farm Bill may aid dairy producers by adding additional income over the coming months. Candace Pollock Cameron Thraen
04/24/2011 Correction: How to Spot, Stop Invasive Species: May 13 Workshop DAYTON, Ohio -- You may have invasive species on your land and not even know it. Learn how to fight them in Dayton May 13. Kurt Knebusch Kathy Smith
01/15/2002 Cost-Cutting, Environmentally-Sound Farming Practices Highlight Conference ADA, Ohio - Farmers looking to cut production costs while improving their environmental impact may find such opportunities through research information, management practices and technology updates being highlighted at the annual Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference, Feb. 25-26 at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio. Candace Pollock Dave Jones, Randall Reeder
06/07/2012 Couple Honored for Research, Teaching in Food Science and Technology COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In April, Monica Giusti was recognized at the annual conference of Ohio State's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center for receiving the 2011 TechColumbus Outstanding Woman in Technology. In May, Luis Rodriguez-Saona received the Rodney F. Plimpton Outstanding Young Teacher Award from Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Martha Filipic Rich Linton, Monica Giusti, Luis Rodriguez-Saona
11/21/2006 Course Teaches Turf Management Beyond the Classroom COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A group of Ohio State University turfgrass science students are learning about the delicate balance that exists between managing high-value turfgrass and environmental stewardship through a class that took them on a recent visit to several of the world's most exclusive golf courses, Yankee Stadium and Central Park. Candace Pollock Mike Boehm
08/04/2004 Cover Crop Options Increase for Growers VAN WERT, Ohio — Oilseed radish, a type of mustard plant originally developed for oil production, is finding another use in Ohio as a cover crop. Candace Pollock Alan Sundermeier
02/14/2012 Cover Crops Boost Soil Health, Nutrients, Earthworms and Lower Costs PIKETON, Ohio – Ohio farmers looking to improve the overall health of their soil should consider planting oilseed radish, cereal rye, cowpea or Austrian winter pea as a cover crop, which can improve soil health and save money, says a soil scientist at the Ohio State University South Centers in Piketon.” Tracy Turner Rafiq Islam
05/26/2010 Cover Crops Can Serve Corn Nitrogen Needs in Continous No-Till PIKETON, Ohio – Cover crops incorporated into a continuous no-till field crop rotation can produce enough nitrogen to complement, or in some cases, replace corn nitrogen fertilizer applications, according to long-term Ohio State University Extension research. Candace Pollock Rafiq Islam
05/26/2010 Cover Crops Can Serve Corn Nitrogen Needs in Continous No-Till PIKETON, Ohio – Cover crops incorporated into a continuous no-till field crop rotation can produce enough nitrogen to complement, or in some cases, replace corn nitrogen fertilizer applications, according to long-term Ohio State University Extension research. Candace Pollock Rafiq Islam