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10/08/2003 Thumbs-Up for Crops Despite Performance Challenges COLUMBUS, Ohio — With late plantings, excessive rainfall, a myriad of insects and diseases and poor plant development, it seemed Ohio corn and soybean growers would be throwing in the towel on another disappointing season. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
03/20/2002 Tillage vs. No-Till: A Tough Choice to Make COLUMBUS, Ohio - To till or not to till? Balancing conservation with productivity makes for a weighty decision, says an Ohio State University agronomist. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
03/31/2008 Tilling the Soil? Vertical Tillage Offers the Most Benefits COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Farmers may practice tillage to break up compacted soil, aid in seed germination and control weeds, but how the soil is tilled has the most impact on crop productivity. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
04/22/2008 Time to Assess Rapidly Developing Wheat WOOSTER, Ohio -- Spring is here and that means it's time for Ohio wheat growers to head to the fields to assess their crop in order to make timely management decisions. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
06/07/2005 Timing is Right for a Slug Fest WOOSTER, Ohio — Slugs are making a buffet out of slow developing corn and soybeans, and growers need to be scouting their fields now for potential treatment. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
01/27/2005 Timing of Soybean Rust May Impact Soybean Aphid Control WOOSTER, Ohio — Soybean growers are bracing for a soybean aphid population explosion this growing season, and controlling the pest could become even more challenging if soybean rust is thrown into the mix of management practices. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
01/06/2011 Tips for Sweet Success: Topics Set for Ohio Maple Days WOOSTER, Ohio — OSU has announced the topics and speakers for its upcoming Ohio Maple Days, set for Jan. 20 in Fulton, Jan. 21 in Fredericksburg and Jan. 22 in Burton.  Kurt Knebusch Gary Graham
05/09/2006 Tips Help Corn Growers Diagnose Emergence Problems WOOSTER, Ohio -- Corn growers are being encouraged to scout their newly planted corn fields for any emergence problems as a way of quickly identifying solutions and developing successful replant plans, if warranted. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
04/17/2008 Tips to Get Corn Off to a Good Start COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Planting mismanagement can put a ceiling on yield potential, even before the plant emerges from the soil. Farmers should keep this in mind as they prepare for this year's corn production. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
04/09/2008 Tips to Put Damaged Pastures Back into Production ATHENS, Ohio -- Like many Ohio farmers, livestock producers looking to re-seed or renovate their pasture paddocks after last year's drought are facing high input and seed costs. Ohio State University Extension educator Rory Lewandowski offers a variety of management strategies to help producers ease back into productive forages this spring. Candace Pollock Rory Lewandowski
12/16/2008 Tips to Save on Heating Costs This Winter COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Saving money on winter heating costs is always desirable, but may especially be important this season as homeowners continue to struggle through an economic recession. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
11/27/2006 To Escape a Wet Harvest Plant Early Season Soybeans COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Planting early maturing soybean varieties may help guard against a late, wet harvest that Ohio growers have experienced this season. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
04/27/2012 Tomato Genes for Health and Profit: Francis Wins OARDC 'Innovator' Award WOOSTER, Ohio -- David Francis, an associate professor in Ohio State’s Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, has received the 2012 Director’s Innovator of the Year Award from OARDC. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
01/12/2011 Tomorrow (1/13) at OSU: Expert to Discuss Water Quality Issues in Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Gail Hesse of the Ohio Water Resources Council will present “An Overview of Water Quality Issues in Ohio: Current Issues and Trends” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. tomorrow (1/13) at OSU. Kurt Knebusch Jeff S. Sharp
09/09/2011 Top 10 Things to See at This Year's Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Farmers will dream big at this year's Farm Science Review, which promises to offer visitors a number of new technologies and advantages to improve on-farm profits.  Melanie Wilt
11/10/2008 Top of the Class: Faculty Member Gains National Recognition for Excellence in Teaching COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A faculty member in Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has been recognized nationally for her teaching. Martha Filipic M. Susie Whittington
07/01/2011 Tough Year for Wheat Production, Yields Highly Varied WOOSTER, Ohio -- The significance of Ohio's extremely wet spring is well documented in terms of corn and soybean production, but wheat fields also suffered considerably from the abundant precipitation. Andy Vance Pierce Paul
08/16/2011 Tour on Aug. 27: Cover Crops’ Big Benefits CELINA, Ohio -- Jeff Rasawehr, a family farmer in western Ohio, has had growing success with cover crops. Kurt Knebusch Jeff Rasawehr
08/01/2011 Tour Tomorrow (8/2): Sustainable Ways to Fight Wilt on Melons WOOSTER, Ohio -- OARDC will hold a free tour tomorrow featuring new, non-chemical, sustainable ways to manage cucumber beetles and bacterial wilt on melons. Kurt Knebusch Celeste Welty
10/21/2010 Tracking the Spread of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension entomologists are trying to determine the range of a relatively new pesky insect and they are asking Ohio homeowners for assistance. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
09/08/2011 Trade Expecting Lower Corn Production In September Crop Report COLUMBUS, Ohio – Commodity market analysts expect lower U.S. corn and soybean production estimates in next week’s crop production report from the Department of Agriculture, and one Ohio State University agricultural economist says that could lead to marketing opportunities for farmers. Andy Vance Matt Roberts
02/23/2012 Training for Specialty Crop IPM Plan Developers Offered March 14 in London LONDON, Ohio -- The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) and Ohio State University's Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program are teaming up to offer a workshop on IPM conservation plan writing for specialty crop growers, March 14, in London, Ohio. Mauricio Espinoza Jim Jasinski
01/12/2005 Training Program a Tool for Improving Agriculture in Africa COLUMBUS, Ohio — East African universities are looking to Ohio State University to strengthen their Colleges of Agriculture to help improve agricultural productivity, food security and the economy throughout the region. Candace Pollock Mark Erbaugh
01/09/2006 Training Workshop Offers Certification in Manure Handling MARYSVILLE, Ohio -- Manure application can be an asset for livestock producers, or a liability depending on how properly it is handled. A training workshop will be held in February for custom manure applicators interested in becoming certified or who want to learn more about manure management practices. Candace Pollock Jon Rausch
04/17/2006 Transgenic Corn Production Slowly Increasing in Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Of all the major corn-producing states in the country, Ohio ranks last in adopting biotechnology varieties, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture survey. But with high-yielding hybrids and seed package incentives, the shift to transgenic corn production may be accelerating. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
12/10/2007 Transgenic Hybrids More Prominent in Corn Performance Trials COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Transgenic corn hybrids are becoming more prominent in Ohio State University Corn Performance Trials. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
02/21/2008 Transgenics Could Pose Planting Challenges This Season COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The percentage of transgenic corn hybrids increasing in Ohio may prove to make this season's planting more of a challenge. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison, Ron Hammond
01/31/2011 Treating Ash Trees Viable Option for Homeowners, Municipalities: Ohio State Experts WOOSTER, Ohio -- Cutting down ash trees isn’t the only strategy for managing emerald ash borer (EAB) in residential and municipal landscapes, according to Ohio State University experts. Mauricio Espinoza Dan Herms
01/11/2005 Tree Liners Give Purpose to Retractable Roof Greenhouses COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Nursery professionals looking to economically produce tree liners, boost profits and get their product out to customers more efficiently may have found the answer in retractable roof greenhouses. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
04/21/2011 Tree Sale Saturday (4/23) in Secrest Arboretum WOOSTER, Ohio -- A tree sale has been added to Saturday’s Arbor Day celebration in Secrest Arboretum. Featured will be select cultivars of crabapples, Franklin trees, magnolias, serviceberries and cornelian cherry dogwoods. Kurt Knebusch Ken Cochran