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08/04/2004 Apples on Their Way to an Early Harvest COLUMBUS, Ohio — Early bloom and favorable weather are driving apples to an early harvest. Candace Pollock Dick Funt
03/04/2010 Apply by April 1 for OARDC High School, Undergrad Science Internship WOOSTER, Ohio — The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster is again offering summer research internships to area high-school juniors and seniors and undergraduate students interested in exploring careers in scientific fields. Mauricio Espinoza Parwinder Grewal
07/29/2010 Apply Lessons Learned in 2010 to Next Season's Wheat Crop WOOSTER, Ohio – If the 2010 growing season was any indication, disease management needs to be one of the top things on growers' lists if they are going to have a great wheat crop, says an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
02/23/2012 April 27 in Wooster: Produce Safety Program for Farmers WOOSTER, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms takes place April 27 at OARDC in Wooster. Ashley Kulhanek
11/13/2012 Aquaculture Research Program Looking to Recruit Fish Farmers PIKETON, Ohio -- The Ohio Center for Aquaculture Research and Development at the Ohio State University South Centers is looking for a few good fish farmers. Tracy Turner Julie Moose
03/25/2005 Aquaculture Workshop All About Raising Shrimp PIKETON, Ohio — The ins and outs of raising freshwater shrimp in Ohio will be covered in an Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon workshop on March 28. Candace Pollock Laura Tiu
11/16/2010 Aquaculture Workshop to Demonstrate Hatchery Techniques BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – Fish farmers and hatcheries interested in fingerling production, growing baitfish or preserving or reintroducing fish species requiring live first feeds can learn more about production methods at a Live Feeds and Hatchery Techniques Workshop. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser-Moose
04/20/2011 Arbor Day Celebration This Saturday in Secrest Arboretum WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s Secrest Arboretum will hold an Arbor Day celebration, featuring tree planting, skits and other activities, this Saturday (4/23) from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Admission is free. All are welcome. Kurt Knebusch Ken Cochran
02/03/2011 Arboretum's Birds Not Gone with the Wind: See Them Feb. 12 WOOSTER, Ohio – OSU’s Secrest Arboretum will hold its first public bird walk since a tornado last year blew down more than a thousand trees there. Kurt Knebusch Ken Cochran
10/17/2007 Are Deer Eating Your Profits? Reduce the Losses with OSU Extension Workshop PIKETON, Ohio -- Deer may be quiet, elusive creatures, but the pronounced damage they leave behind eats away millions of dollars a year in profits. Candace Pollock Brad Bergefurd
12/13/2012 Armageddon or Not, Now's an Opportune Time to Prepare for Emergency COLUMBUS, Ohio -- If doomsday -- or, alternatively, winter -- is approaching, you'd better be prepared.  Martha Filipic Kent McGuire
03/16/2011 Artisan Cheese Making Workshop in Ashtabula County in April JEFFERSON, Ohio -- Enhance your dairy operation with a farmstead cheese business with the aid of an Ohio State University Extension workshop, "Hands-On Basic Cheese Making -- Enhancing Dairy Profitability with Cheese."  This workshop will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27-29, 2011, at the Grindstone Creek Lodge at 4-H Camp Whitewood in Windsor, Ohio. David L. Marrison
05/25/2010 As Wheat Flowers, Risk for Head Scab Spreads Across Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio – With wheat flowering throughout Ohio, now is the time for the potential for head scab – a disease that affects the crop during wet, warm conditions. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
02/24/2011 Ash Killer Spreading: Here's How to Know What to Do COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The deadly emerald ash borer has spread south into Kentucky. Take steps now, says an OSU forestry expert, and you stand a chance at reducing its wallop. Kurt Knebusch Kathy Smith
02/22/2011 Asian Carp Focus of Talk This Thursday (2/24) COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Asian carp, already present in the Mississippi River basin and threatening to invade the Great Lakes, are the subject of the next School of Environment and Natural Resources seminar at OSU. Kurt Knebusch School of Environment and Natural Resources
10/02/2001 Asian Ladybeetle Infestations May Be Severe This Season WOOSTER, Ohio - Images of insects swarming upon a residential neighborhood is the stuff science fiction movies are made of. Candace Pollock Joe Kovach
06/21/2011 Asian Longhorned Beetle Find Means More Bad News for Ohio's Forests, Tree Industries COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The first discovery of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) infesting trees in Ohio -- announced by the Ohio Department of Agriculture (ODA) on June 17 -- points to a worrisome trend of exotic, invasive pests attacking the state’s forests and urban tree resources while potentially dealing yet another blow to nursery and forest-products industries, according to Ohio State University scientists. Mauricio Espinoza Dan Herms, David Shetlar, Cindy Meyer
08/30/2011 Asian Longhorned Beetle the Focus of Talk at FSR COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University forestry expert Kathy Smith will present "The New Forest Threat: Asian Longhorned Beetle" on Sept. 20 at Farm Science Review. Kurt Knebusch Kathy Smith
07/24/2001 Asian Soybean Finding New Home in Ohio's Specialty Crop Market WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio State University researchers are hoping to turn the soybean into a vegetable crop. Candace Pollock Sally Miller, Ron Fioritto
05/31/2012 Asiatic Garden Beetle Causing Damage to Ohio Corn WOOSTER, Ohio – A relatively new pest to Ohio field crops is causing concern for some northern Ohio farmers, an Ohio State University Extension entomologist said.  Tracy Turner Ron Hammond
07/12/2007 Assess Corn for Rootworm Injury WOOSTER, Ohio -- Like other insects and plant pests, Western corn rootworm is making an early appearance in Ohio due to hot, dry conditions -- prompting field scouting for feeding injury. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
02/23/2012 Assistance, Screenings Offered for Farmers Battling Arthritis COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A new program offered by faculty and students from The Ohio State University Medical Center may offer solutions for farmers struggling with arthritis. Tracy Turner Meg Teaford, Kent McGuire
08/02/2012 Aug. 13 Workshop to Focus on Drought-Related Financial, Management Options for Livestock CANFIELD, Ohio – The drought of 2012 has been one of the worst on record in Ohio, and many livestock producers are now or soon could be at the point where they’ll have to adjust plans and reshuffle resources to try to minimize the negative economic impact from the continued extreme weather, a pair of Ohio State University Extension educators said. Tracy Turner, Eric Barrett Rory Lewandowski, Eric Barrett
08/10/2012 Aug. 30 Webinar Focuses on Health Behavior Theory to Practice COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ask any health professional: Informing people about healthy behaviors is one thing. Encouraging them to adopt healthy behaviors is another. Martha Filipic Dan Remley
07/17/2012 Aug. 8 Sprayer Workshop to Showcase Latest Application Equipment and Techniques WAUSEON, Ohio – Growers and other applicators can get an updated look at the most efficient and effective application equipment and techniques available in agriculture during an upcoming workshop offered by the Ohio State University Extension’s Agronomic Crops Team. Tracy Turner Greg LaBarge
09/07/2012 Authorities Available to Answer Ag, Veterinary Questions at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio — It has been a popular question in recent years as farmland rental rates have more than doubled in many places, and it is one Barry Ward, Ohio State University Extension production business management leader, expects to hear later this month at Farm Science Review: “What direction will farmland cash rents take in 2013?” Kyle Sharp Barry Ward
09/29/2011 Autumn Discovery Day Is This Saturday (10/1) WOOSTER, Ohio -- Autumn Discovery Day, featuring garden advice, self-guided tours, and a sale of 100-plus types of hard-to-find trees and shrubs, takes place this Saturday in Secrest Arboretum, part of OARDC in Wooster. Kurt Knebusch Ken Cochran
04/26/2010 Avoiding Fatigue Can Prevent Injuries on the Farm COLUMBUS, Ohio – There are a number of factors that determine the length of farm workday -- weather, soil conditions, livestock, equipment – and the farmer may be working against any or all of them when timely planting is on the line. So it's not surprising that farmers will brush fatigue aside to get the job done. Candace Pollock Kent McGuire
03/22/2005 Awards Program to Boost Sports Turf Recognition COLUMBUS, Ohio -- To help garner more appreciation for the sports turf industry, the first Ohio State University Buckeye Sports Turf Awards have been launched — assisted, in part, by contributions from an Ohio native and prominent athlete. Candace Pollock Pam Sherratt
07/28/2011 Back with a Bang: ‘Baiwoop’ Art Fest Is Saturday (7/30) in Secrest WOOSTER, Ohio -- Secrest Arboretum in Wooster, less than a year removed from a tornado strike, will host the community’s first-ever Baiwoop Art Festival this Saturday (7/30). Kurt Knebusch Matt Shultzman