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02/01/2011 Spring Beekeeping Workshop to be Held March 4-5 in Wooster WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension and the Tri-County Beekeepers Association of Northeastern Ohio will hold their 33rd Annual Spring Beekeeping Workshop the evening of Friday, March 4, and all day Saturday, March 5, at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) Wooster campu Sherry Ferrell
03/21/2011 Spring Bird Walk in Secrest Arboretum April 9 WOOSTER, Ohio -- See who comes back this spring when OSU's Secrest Arboretum holds a free Leisure Birding Walk April 9. Kurt Knebusch Ken Cochran
03/30/2011 Spring into Farm Safety: Youth Camps Set for 2011 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Spring has officially arrived, and as the weather warms up, a new season for farm safety also heats up.  Kathy Henwood
04/21/2011 Spring Walk This Tuesday (4/26) in Secrest Arboretum WOOSTER, Ohio -- Secrest Arboretum will hold a free public Spring Walk this Tuesday. “It’s an update on the changing of the seasons and what’s happening outside,” said Arboretum Program Director Ken Cochran, who will lead it. Kurt Knebusch Ken Cochran
12/08/2003 Spruce Up Your Home with Holly-day Sprigs WOOSTER, Ohio -- Each year, Connie Lybarger, 67, of Delaware, Ohio, prunes boughs from her backyard holly. And while she could keep the evergreen sprigs to herself, Lybarger opts to share with her friends. Melissa Brewer Gary Anderson
04/20/2011 Start Your List, Check It Twice: Arboretum Sale Plants Online WOOSTER, Ohio – Lists of the annuals and perennials to be sold at Secrest Arboretum’s May 7 Plant Discovery Day are now posted on the arboretum’s website. Kurt Knebusch Ken Cochran
09/09/2010 Stay Safe on an ATV or UTV. Get Tips at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) are becoming more popular on the farm as the ideal workhorse vehicle, from hauling feed, to fixing fence lines, to spot spraying. But safety remains the name of the game for those operating and those going along for the ride. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
02/23/2010 Stay Safe This Winter When Handling Stored Grain COLUMBUS, Ohio – Moldy corn grain is not only harmful to livestock, but it can be unhealthy for farmers as well. As a result, farmers should take extra safety precautions as they manage their stored corn this winter. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
04/02/2002 Stewart's Bacterial Leaf Blight Predicted Severe This Year WOOSTER, Ohio - Stewart's bacterial leaf blight, a corn disease that can cause significant yield losses in susceptible hybrids, could be severe this growing season. Candace Pollock Bruce Eisley, Celeste Welty, Pat Lipps
03/17/2005 Stewart's Wilt Predicted Low Risk WOOSTER, Ohio — Stewart's bacterial leaf blight, a common corn disease found in Ohio, is predicted to be of low risk for most of the state this growing season. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
03/15/2010 Stewart's Wilt Risk Low for Ohio's Corn WOOSTER, Ohio -- The risk of Stewart's bacterial wilt and leaf blight is predicted to be low throughout much of Ohio's corn crop this year. The disease is caused by a bacterium carried and spread by adult flea beetles. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
04/04/2006 Stick to Recommended Practices When Planting Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With corn planting fast approaching, Ohio State University Extension agronomists hope Ohio growers keep in mind the trials and tribulations experienced last season when establishing their crop. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
03/07/2011 Still Room in March 21 Produce Safety Workshop WOOSTER, Ohio – There’s still space in OSU’s Produce Safety Education Program offered twice on March 21 west of Findlay. The workshop looks at science-based ways to make fresh fruits and vegetables safer. Kurt Knebusch Ashley Kulhanek
06/07/2010 Still to Receive American Horticultural Society's Highest Honor June 10 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Steven Still was "green" before green was cool. Nearly four decades ago, Still earned his doctorate at the University of Illinois by examining if waste hardwood bark, instead of being burned or dumped by distilleries that use the wood for whiskey barrels, could be used as a growing medium. Martha Filipic Steven Still
11/09/2005 Store Now, Sell Later for the Best Grain Profits COLUMBUS, Ohio — Stockpiling rather than selling appears to be the growing trend for grain producers looking to get the best deal from their corn crop. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts
10/03/2008 Storm Cleanup Good Opportunity to Check for Emerald Ash Borer COLUMBUS, Ohio€ Ongoing cleanup of tree debris following the September windstorm that swept through Ohio can be a good opportunity for property owners and arborists to check ash trees for possible signs of emerald ash borer (EAB). Mauricio Espinoza Amy Stone
09/17/2010 Storm Damage to OARDC Still Being Assessed; Already Looking 'To the Future, to Recovery' WOOSTER, Ohio -- Authorities gathered at Ohio State University's campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center on Friday to assess the damage done by a suspected tornado that ripped through the campus Thursday evening. NULL Mauricio Espinoza
03/05/2007 Stormwater Pollution/Land Erosion Conference to be Held GROVEPORT, Ohio -- Preventing stormwater pollution and controlling land erosion is just one way to protect the environment while promoting conservation practices. Network with professionals addressing such issues at the Central Ohio Stormwater and Erosion Control Expo. Candace Pollock Leslie Strader
10/30/2001 Strategies to Help Control Mastitis to be Discussed at Dairy Conference COLUMBUS, Ohio - Effectively managing the period between lactation and calving of dairy cattle is a key to controlling mastitis, a bacterial infection that affects milk quality and production. Candace Pollock Richard Meiring
08/15/2001 Strawberry Production Technique May Save Growers Time and Money HILLSBORO, Ohio - A strawberry production technique, new to Ohio, may prove to be an efficient, money-saving practice for growers. Candace Pollock Brad Bergefurd
03/20/2002 Strength of Wheat Crop Being Questioned WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio's wheat crop has broken winter dormancy over a month early, raising concerns that the crop may be weakened prior to establishing re-growth come spring. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
06/26/2007 Stressed Crops Tapping Hidden Soil Moisture, But Rain Still Needed COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Despite some recent showers, drought-like conditions continue across Ohio and field crops are beginning to exhibit signs of stress. At the moment, however, enough soil moisture is still available for the crops to get by. Candace Pollock Harold Watters, Peter Thomison
10/17/2002 Strip Tillage An Option For Corn Growers COLUMBUS, Ohio - Corn growers considering fall tillage to alleviate soil compaction may find strip tillage a viable alternative to conventional tillage. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
03/12/2007 Strip Tillage an Option for No-Till Farmers with Continuous Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio -- No-till farmers looking to plant corn after corn this growing season have the option of practicing strip tillage to maintain soil conservation benefits while reducing production issues associated with no-till monoculture crop systems. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
11/09/2010 Stronger Economies Together Meeting Set for West Central Ohio Counties LIMA, Ohio – Through a series of training and technical assistance workshops, Ohio is well under way to promoting regional economic development under a new national initiative intended to strengthen economies and create new jobs. Candace Pollock Nancy Bowen-Elizey
09/06/2012 Student-designed, built ag rescue trailer to be unveiled at Review LONDON, Ohio — Traditionally, organizing a grain storage rescue training and education program for firefighters and other emergency first responders was no easy task. Kyle Sharp Dee Jepsen
04/26/2012 Students Invited to Help Feed the World WOOSTER, Ohio -- High school and college students interested in discovering how they can make a career out of helping feed the world's growing population are invited to an open house at Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) on Wednesday, June 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monica Lewandowski
12/15/2004 Students Rewarded for Business Planning Skills PIKETON, Ohio – Southern Ohio Career and Technology Center (CTC) students who participated in an Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon youth entrepreneur training course are being rewarded for their efforts. Candace Pollock Christie Welch
09/15/2010 Students: Test Your Knowledge of Ag for Prizes at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – High school students visiting Farm Science Review can test their knowledge of all things agriculture by participating in a fun, fast-paced interactive trivia game that could win them some cool prizes. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
03/17/2006 Studies to Tackle Increasing NCLB Infections WOOSTER, Ohio -- Northern corn leaf blight may occur throughout parts of Ohio's cornfields this growing season, continuing the trend of high infection observed in susceptible hybrids over the past four years. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul