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01/27/2011 Wetlands Park Marks Anniversaries with Feb. 2 Open House COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The public is invited to an open house at Ohio State University's Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 2. Martha Filipic Bill Mitsch
10/04/2007 What Are Distillers Grains Worth? Software Tool Calculates Value COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Ohio State University computer software program, developed to aid livestock producers in making more informed commodity feed purchases, can now be used to calculate the nutritional and economic worth of distillers grains. Candace Pollock Normand St-Pierre
08/13/2008 What are Those Purple Things in Trees? Find out at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – A new way of monitoring the spread of emerald ash borer has been introduced to Ohio and visitors to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review will learn more about the method. Candace Pollock Amy Stone
08/04/2009 What Does it Take to be a Farmers' Market Vendor? Find Out at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – There's more to being a vendor at a farmers' market than just selling the products grown on the farm. Learn what it takes to become a successful vendor at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Christie Welch
09/14/2010 What Does it Take to Make Ends Meet? Learn Money Management Skills at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Visitors to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review will have fun learning how far that monthly paycheck really goes through a new interactive display featuring OSU Extension's Signature Program, "Real Money, Real World." Candace Pollock Patty House
10/21/2010 What Grass-fed Means to Milk: Dutch Scientist to Speak at OSU This Monday (10/25) COLUMBUS, Ohio — How does a cow's diet affect the milk you drink? Grassland scientist Anjo Elgersma of Wageningen University, the Netherlands, will discuss “The Effects of Pasture Dairying on Milk Quality” at Ohio State this Monday (10/25). Kurt Knebusch Mark Sulc
06/05/2008 What is Wrong with This Plant? New OSU Extension Program Helps to Diagnosis Problems WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new Ohio State University Extension program is making it easier for natural resources and horticulture professionals to identify what ails woody plants and shrubs. Candace Pollock Kathy Smith
03/23/2012 What to Do With That Shoebox Full of Old Batteries: Recycling Returns to Wooster Green Fair WOOSTER, Ohio -- Visitors can drop off cell phones, computers, compact fluorescent lamps and other household items for recycling at Ohio State’s fifth annual Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray, and Green Fair. Kurt Knebusch Gwen Covert
12/04/2003 What Was Good for Corn Was Bad for Soybeans COLUMBUS, Ohio — A rainy growing season and cooler-than-normal temperatures were a blessing for Ohio’s corn crop, but a thorn in the side of soybean growers. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
07/07/2010 What's New at This Year's Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio –Throughout its 48-year history, Ohio State University's Farm Science Review has been at the forefront of showcasing the future of agriculture. Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble
08/02/2011 What's on Tap at Manure Science Review? DEGRAFF, Ohio -- Here’s who’s speaking at the 2011 Manure Science Review, set for Aug. 16 at the Winner Family Farm in DeGraff in western Ohio. Kurt Knebusch Mary Wicks
05/21/2012 What's the Best Way to Burn (or Not) Certain Forests Around the Great Lakes? New Program Has Science-based Answers WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Lake States Fire Science Consortium, based at Ohio State in partnership with two federal agencies, shares the "best available science" with land managers. Kurt Knebusch Charles Goebel, Greg Corace
07/13/2011 What’s in Your Woods? Sign Up by Friday (7/15) to Find Out OREGON, Ohio -- Register by Friday (7/15) for “The Woods in Your Backyard,” a workshop by the Ohio Woodland Stewards Program in northwest Ohio Kurt Knebusch Kathy Smith
06/13/2005 Wheat and Heat Don't Mix WOOSTER, Ohio — Wheat is a cool weather-loving plant. It doesn't respond too kindly to the heat and lately in Ohio the crop's been showing it. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
03/17/2005 Wheat Approaching Green-Up WOOSTER, Ohio — Wheat in some parts of Ohio is approaching the "green-up" stage and it will soon be time for growers to head out to the fields to evaluate plant stands for adequate yield potential. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
08/24/2006 Wheat Crop Exceeds 2005 Production WOOSTER, Ohio -- Despite a rocky season of localized drought problems, nutrient deficiencies and disease development, Ohio's wheat crop yielded a pleasing average of 68 bushels per acre, just three bushels shy of last year's production. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
10/28/2010 Wheat Crop Looking Good WOOSTER, Ohio – With nearly all of Ohio's winter wheat planted, according to the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service, farmers are on track for a potentially successful crop. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
05/13/2011 Wheat Disease Management Reaches Critical Stage; Spray Timing Key WOOSTER, Ohio -- Cool, wet weather in the past few weeks and warmer weather expected in the next few days may spell trouble for wheat growers in some parts of Ohio, as conditions become favorable for head scab and vomitoxin as well as a host of foliar diseases such as powdery mildew, Ohio State agronomic crops experts reported today. Mauricio Espinoza Pierce Paul
01/31/2007 Wheat Down, But Not Out WOOSTER, Ohio -- The worst 2006 harvest conditions seen in four decades have left a big question mark on the outcome of Ohio's wheat, but Ohio State University Extension agronomic crop specialists insist on not counting the crop out just yet. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
06/17/2011 Wheat Gone Bad? Here's How to Use It as Alternative Animal Feed COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As some farmers face the probability of low-quality wheat this growing season -- in some cases below quality standards for milling -- they may need to look for alternative markets for their crop. One option is to use it as animal feed, but several factors need to be considered before incorporating this wheat into livestock diets. Mauricio Espinoza Stephen Boyles
05/31/2012 Wheat Growers Advised to Scout for Stripe Rust; Still Time to Apply Fungicide WOOSTER, Ohio – While most wheat statewide is at the early grain fill stage of development, growers should still scout carefully for stripe rust, as some farmers have reported finding the disease in their fields, according to an Ohio State University Extension wheat researcher. Tracy Turner Pierce Paul
04/23/2012 Wheat Growers Need to Prepare For Foliar Fungicide Application As Wheat Growth in Ohio Is Ahead Two Weeks WOOSTER, Ohio – While cool weather conditions over the last few weeks have worked to slow wheat down considerably, the development of the crop is still at least a week or two ahead of what is considered to be normal in Ohio at this time of year, according to an Ohio State University Extension wheat researcher. Pierce Paul
05/11/2012 Wheat Growers Watching Weather in Ohio as Crops Are Ahead Two Weeks and Could Result in Strong Yields or Diseased Fields WOOSTER, Ohio -- Wheat is already heading in some fields in northern and central Ohio and is flowering in some fields in the southern third of the state, some two weeks earlier than expected, according to an Ohio State University Extension wheat researcher.   Tracy Turner Pierce Paul
03/21/2011 Wheat Growers: Ohio State’s Wheat Production Workshop is March 31 in Custar CUSTAR, Ohio -- March 31 promises to be an information-packed day for farmers and other individuals in the agriculture industry, as Ohio State University offers its hands-on Wheat Production Workshop. Siera Marth Alan Sundermeier
08/26/2003 Wheat Harvest Good, but Grain Quality Falls Short WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio wheat growers have managed to pull off decent yields despite season-ending rains, but the wet weather, coupled with fungal diseases, impacted grain quality — an issue that could become problematic next year if not properly managed. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
09/11/2002 Wheat May Be Making A Comeback WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio wheat growers may be bucking the trend of several years of shrinking wheat production. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
10/25/2006 Wheat Planting Delays Raise Winter Worries WOOSTER, Ohio -- Wet conditions and a slow soybean harvest continue to delay wheat planting throughout Ohio, raising concerns that the coming winter could have an impact on a crop struggling to get established. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
08/14/2007 Wheat Planting Intentions for 2008 Promising WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio wheat growers are anticipated to increase their acreage this fall. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein, Pierce Paul
08/11/2004 Wheat Seed Quality Questionable WOOSTER, Ohio — Growers who save seed from their wheat harvest for the following season's planting should probably seek other seed sources for producing next year's crop. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps, Peter Thomison, Valente Alvarez
08/11/2005 Wheat Yields Excelled in 2005 Ohio Performance Test WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio growers are in the midst of selecting wheat varieties for the next growing season, and results from the 2005 Ohio State University Extension Ohio Wheat Performance Test may prove helpful in the decision-making. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps