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02/08/2011 Cover Crops Focus of Ag Day Program Feb. 16 in Paulding (Western Ohio) PAULDING, Ohio -- Learn about cover crops from Ohio State University experts and hear from a farmer who has used them on Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the Paulding County office of OSU Extension, 503 Fairground Drive, Paulding, not far from the Indiana border. Mauricio Espinoza Jim Lopshire
04/22/2010 Cows on the Run Entertaining, But Injuries From Livestock No Laughing Matter COLUMBUS, Ohio – Stay calm. When you've got a 1,000-pound cow running around loose in a public place, that's the best advice that Ohio State University Extension ag safety professional Kent McGuire can offer. Candace Pollock Kent McGuire
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
08/22/2011 Creating Accessible Agriculture at Farm Science Review 2011 LONDON, Ohio -- The “AgrAbility” Bus will increase accessibility to events at Ohio State University’s Farm Science Review, Sept. 20-22 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Review staff and Ohio AgrAbility partnered with the Madison County Ride program to provide a handicapped-accessible bus to meet the needs of individuals with a disability attending Farm Science Review. Andy Vance Kent McGuire
05/17/2012 Crop Growers Still Have Time to Switch to Corn if Alfalfa Stands Don’t Meet Production Criteria WOOSTER, Ohio – Crop growers wondering if they should keep their alfalfa or rotate to a different crop still have time to switch to corn if they find their alfalfa stands don’t meet production criteria, an Ohio State University Extension educator said. Tracy Turner Rory Lewandowski
09/21/2012 Crop Insurance, Risk Management to Shape Next Farm Bill: Ohio State Ag Economists LONDON, Ohio -- The soaring cost of crop insurance and the move away from direct payments to farmers in favor of risk-management measures will shape the future of the Farm Bill, according to Ohio State University agricultural economists who shared their perspectives with farmers and other attendees Sept. 18 on the inaugural day of the 50th Farm Science Review in London, Ohio. Mauricio Espinoza
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
01/03/2008 Crop Production Input Costs to Increase in 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- From seed to fertilizer, Ohio farmers can expect to pay more in input costs for corn and soybean production in 2008. Candace Pollock Barry Ward
03/05/2009 CTTC Record Crowd Looking to Conservation Practices for On-Farm Savings COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With rising crop input costs affecting the production bottom line, more farmers are recognizing the economic value and environmental benefits of conservation tillage practices. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
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
10/23/2008 Curious About Ohio's Wine Industry? Learn What It Takes to Establish a Commercial Vineyard PIKETON, Ohio -- Each year over 1.7 million people visit Ohio's 2,200 acres of vineyards and more than 100 winery operations, and demand for Ohio-produced wines continues to increase. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser
05/27/2011 Cut Flower Growers to Meet in Wooster Aug. 8 WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers will hold its 2011 Midwest Regional Meeting at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center Aug. 8. Megan Shoenfelt Association of Specialty Cut Flower Growers
10/20/2011 Cutworm Numbers Increasing, Not Yet Presenting Problems in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio – The number of adult moths of the western bean cutworm trapped by Ohio State University Extension professionals increased for the fifth straight year, but fortunately, larval infestations have yet to present an economic impact on Ohio farms. Andy Vance Ron Hammond
07/19/2011 Cuyahoga County: Home on the Farm CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The grayness of neglect too often seen in this aging rust-belt city is being transformed into acres of flourishing green thanks to Ohio State University Extension and a vast coalition of partners.   Martha Filipic Marie Barni
05/10/2007 Dairy Producers Seeing Historically High Prices COLUMBUS, Ohio – Despite last season's financial woes, U.S. dairy producers have been enjoying historically high milk prices this year, driven mainly by an international demand for products that non-U.S. markets have been unable to fill. Candace Pollock Cameron Thraen
10/08/2011 Dairy Producers Should Consider ‘Precision’ Diets to Maximize Profits COLUMBUS, Ohio – Dairy producers shouldn’t get used to $6 or $7 corn, and should tailor diets to maximize productivity and profitability, according to one Ohio State University Extension expert. Andy Vance Normand St-Pierre
10/17/2011 Davlin Appointed Manager of OARDC’s Western Ag Research Station SOUTH CHARLESTON, Ohio -- Joe Davlin has been appointed manager of the Western Agricultural Research Station in South Charleston, Ohio, one of nine outlying research farms operated by Ohio State University’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). Mauricio Espinoza Ken Scaife
04/03/2012 Day Camps to Teach Farm Safety Techniques for Kids COLUMBUS, Ohio – A series of day camps will be offered across Ohio to teach school-age children awareness of farm hazards and how to stay safe on the farm. The camps, which are sponsored by Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation, are designed to offer real-world experience to show youth the importance of farm safety. Tracy Turner Kathy Mann
08/25/2008 Deadlines Looming for Farmers Interested in Farm Bill Disaster Program COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio farmers who normally don't insure small acreage crops, such as wheat, may want the protection, especially if they are considering participating in a new 2008 Farm Bill production disaster program. Candace Pollock Carl Zulauf
11/16/2011 December 4-H Science Saturdays Program on 'Amazing Magnets' COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Kids are certain to be drawn to the next "Science Saturdays" program offered by Ohio State University Extension 4-H Youth Development.  Martha Filipic Sally McClaskey
03/26/2002 Deep Tillage May Be of Value in Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio - Deep tillage, also known as subsoiling, may be beneficial in alleviating soil compaction and improving crop yields. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
10/24/2007 Delay Fall Alfalfa Cuttings to Replenish Supplies Next Spring COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio producers planning to harvest alfalfa this fall should make their final cuttings closer to the killing frost to ensure high-energy, rigorous stands next spring. Candace Pollock Mark Sulc
10/28/2005 Delaying Corn Harvest Could Affect Yields COLUMBUS, Ohio — Low grain prices, unfavorable weather and hurricane-related transportation issues have some Ohio growers dragging their feet with corn harvest. But any further delay could cause severe stalk lodging and subsequent yield losses. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison, Pierce Paul
11/28/2005 Despite Planting Delays, Wheat Getting Good Marks WOOSTER, Ohio — Despite the late start for Ohio wheat planting due to persistent rainfall and delayed corn and soybean harvest, the early performance of the crop is getting good marks. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
06/29/2006 Despite Shaky Start, Wheat Looks Promising in Home Stretch WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio's wheat crop is winding down for the season and prospects for a good harvest are looking up. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
11/07/2007 Despite Summer Drought, Corn Yields Heading for Record Books COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Despite an abnormally dry season, and in some cases a severe drought, Ohio's corn harvest is wrapping up with better-than-expected yields, much to the surprise of growers and agronomists alike. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
07/12/2014 Despite Weekend Rain Forecast, Drought Conditions throughout Ohio Likely to Persist COLUMBUS, Ohio – While forecasters are calling for the potential of up to an inch of rain in parts of Ohio this weekend, the rainfall amounts may be enough to stave off disaster for corn and soybean growers but likely won’t be enough to end drought conditions statewide, said an Ohio State University climatologist. Tracy Turner Jeff Rogers
03/31/2009 Develop a Marketing Strategy for Your Farmer's Market PIKETON, Ohio -- An effective marketing plan is vital to the success of any business, and a farmer's market is no exception. Ohio State University Extension will offer a workshop in April on direct marketing and sales strategies for farmers' markets. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser
04/23/2009 Diagnose Woody Plant Pests and Diseases at Plant Diagnostic Academy DAYTON, Ohio -- Diagnosing pest and disease problems of woody plants isn't always a simple matter, but an Ohio State University Extension program will be held in May that is designed to make the process a bit easier. Candace Pollock Kathy Smith
03/09/2005 Dial Away for the Latest on Soybean Rust LANCASTER, Ohio — Ohio growers can now get the latest on soybean rust — its detection, management and prevention— with the quick touch of a phone button. Candace Pollock Stan Smith