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09/08/2011 ‘Question the Authorities’ on Ag Economy, Markets and Policy at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Experts from Ohio State University’s Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics will present a series of updates on the agricultural economy, commodity markets and policy issues at the 2011 Farm Science Review, Sept. 20-22 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center near London. Andy Vance Stan Ernst
02/24/2011 ‘Great New Sustainable Plants for the Landscape’: Friday (2/25) at OSU COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Steve Foltz, horticulture director at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, will present “Great New Sustainable Plants for the Landscape” Friday at OSU. Kurt Knebusch Department of Hortculture and Crop Science
09/21/2011 ‘Fueling the Cure’ Yields $101,000 Joint Food, Cancer Research Endowment LONDON, Ohio – The philanthropic efforts of five agricultural cooperatives spawned a unique joint endowment between the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences and the OSU Comprehensive Cancer Center with a donation of over $101,000 Tuesday (9/20) at Ohio State’s Farm Science Review. Andy Vance Bobby Moser, Steven Clinton
02/17/2011 ‘Anthocyanins for Color, Health’: Talk by OSU Food Scientist Friday (2/18) COLUMBUS, Ohio — Anthocyanins make certain foods good for you. And also nice to look at. Learn more when OSU food scientist M. Monica Giusti presents “Anthocyanins for Color and Health” Friday (2/18). Kurt Knebusch Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
05/12/2008 Yields Inconsistent with Fungicide-Treated Corn Plots, Study Finds WOOSTER, Ohio -- The jury is still out on the effectiveness and feasibility of using fungicides on corn, in the absence of diseases, to boost yields, and plant pathologists continue to recommend their use in an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) approach to dealing with foliar diseases. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
12/08/2008 Yields All Over the Board in Ohio Corn Performance Trials COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Summer drought and Hurricane Ike produced a mix of high and low yielding test sites in the Ohio State University Corn Performance Trials. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
04/11/2007 Yield Research Long-Term Solution to Biofuel Demands COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Increased ethanol demand in the United States will most likely put strains on the agricultural sector -- from markets to the environment to crop production and food products. One Ohio State University agricultural economist suggests increasing expenditures on crop yield research to soften the blow of such impacts and keep the country internationally competitive. Candace Pollock Carl Zulauf
06/12/2001 Yellow Raspberries, Unique and Easy to Grow, Becoming Popular COLUMBUS, Ohio - Looking for a little variety in your red and black raspberry production? Try growing a yellow cultivar. Candace Pollock Dick Funt
08/19/2010 Yearning to Be a Buckeye? Learn More about Ohio State's Academic Programs in Food, Ag, and Environment at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Ohio State University's Farm Science Review is the place for agriculture – to connect with industry, to improve profits, to boost knowledge, and even to pursue a career. Candace Pollock Jill Tyson
11/17/2005 X-ray Technology Improves Seed Assessment COLUMBUS, Ohio — The delicate nature of promoting the use of ornamental plant germplasm and preserving seed for the future lies in time and accuracy. The quicker, more efficient the process, the more beneficial it is to the floriculture industry. Candace Pollock David Tay, Susan Stieve
10/05/2010 WOSU's Ann Fisher to Host Leadership Workshop COLUMBUS, Ohio – For the past two decades The Ohio State University Leadership Center has been helping to strengthen leadership skills in the workplace and guide businesses toward more productive outcomes through research-based programs and workshops, practical resources, and self-development tools. Candace Pollock Beth Flynn
11/19/2009 Worried About Moldy Corn? Test Grain to be Certain of Mycotoxins WOOSTER, Ohio – The longer corn stands in the field, the greater the chances for ear molds and subsequent mycotoxin issues, but the only way to determine if grain is contaminated is to have it tested. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
05/14/2007 Worried About Fuel Prices? Grow Cover Crops for Fertilizer Needs PIKETON, Ohio -- Cover crops, if planted at the right time and used with the proper crop rotation, can be biomass workhorses. Candace Pollock Rafiq Islam
07/28/2009 World's Largest Soybean Farmer to Present at OSU Extension Field Day WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio – The world's largest soybean farmer will be a featured speaker at Ohio State University Extension's Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and Fayette County Agronomy Field Day on Aug. 12. Candace Pollock John Yost
02/09/2011 World Agroforestry head to speak Thursday (2/10) at OSU COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dennis Garrity, director general of the Nairobi, Kenya-based World Agroforestry Centre, will present “Creating an Evergreen Agriculture in the Tropics” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday (2/10) at Ohio State University.  Kurt Knebusch School of Environment and Natural Resources
02/23/2012 Workshops to Look at What's New in Manure: Uses, Methods, Technology WOOSTER, Ohio — Manure Technology workshops are set for March 19 in western Ohio near Grand Lake St. Marys and for March 20 in northern Ohio at OARDC. Kurt Knebusch Mary Wicks
02/23/2012 Workshops Offer Farmers Help with Herbicide Resistance Weed Control in Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio crop growers looking to find answers on how to deal with herbicide resistance issues will have the chance to speak with Ohio State University Extension experts during a series of workshops designed to help farmers who are facing increasingly difficult weed control scenarios.  Tracy Turner Mark Loux
02/23/2012 Workshops Help Growers Make Products 'MarketReady' PIKETON, Ohio -- Ohio food producers looking to sell through different marketing channels are invited to attend one of three MarketReady training programs. The day-long workshop teaches what is required to sell to grocers, restaurants and other wholesale buyers. Julie Moose
05/12/2011 Workshop to Offer Spring Planting Tips Trees, shrubs and perennials are the focus May 18 in Secrest Arboretum.  Kurt Knebusch Ken Cochran
01/25/2010 Workshop to Aid Producers in Managing Crop Risk COLUMBUS, Ohio – Changes in farm legislation, expansion of new technologies such as biofuels, and volatile shifts in crop prices have driven many producers to change the way they manage crop production and risk. Candace Pollock Dean Baldwin
03/05/2012 Workshop to Address Legal Risks for Livestock and Dairy Producers COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Farmers who raise livestock and dairy can learn more about legal risks and what they can do to reduce their risks in a workshop hosted by Ohio State University Extension and the National Agricultural Law Center. Peggy Hall
06/03/2011 Workshop This Saturday (6/4) on Keeping Ohio Produce Safe BOWLING GREEN, Ohio – OSU’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team reminds growers of its Produce Safety Education Program this Saturday (6/4). Reducing food-borne illness -- now in the news due to Europe’s deadly E. coli outbreak linked to raw produce -- is the focus. Kurt Knebusch Ashley Kulhanek
03/21/2006 Workshop Targets Perch Production and Management PIKETON, Ohio -- When it comes to food fish production in Ohio, yellow perch is the bread and butter of the state's aquaculture industry. To help aquaculturists remain competitive in management and marketing, Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon will hold a one-day Perch School training course on April 8. Candace Pollock Geoff Wallatt
10/12/2006 Workshop Tackles Aspects of Rearing Heifers WOOSTER, Ohio -- Cattle producers and others in the industry seeking to increase their knowledge and skills of rearing dairy heifers are invited to attend an Ohio State University Dairy Heifer Care and Management Workshop. Candace Pollock Dianne Shoemaker
08/14/2012 Workshop Discusses Nitrogen, Soluble Phosphorus Mobility in Soils CENTERBURG, Ohio – Efforts to reduce soluble nitrogen and soluble phosphorus from moving off farmland will be discussed by Ohio State University experts and others during a joint workshop and meeting of the Soil and Water Conservation Society and the Association of Ohio Pedologists Aug. 23-24. Tracy Turner Jim Hoorman
02/07/2005 Workshop All About Restoring Ohio History WESTERVILLE, Ohio — Good farmers know never to waste anything, and that includes old farm buildings. Throughout the years, barns have been renovated and reused, and those interested in preserving this part of Ohio's history should attend the Ohio Barn Workshop Feb. 21-22 at Everal Barn in Westerville, Ohio. Candace Pollock Carol Moody
03/29/2005 Workshop About the Business of Hydroponics WALDO, Ohio — Creating and maintaining a hydroponic greenhouse business requires management savvy, a productive labor force and the assurance that consumers receive a safe product. Candace Pollock Mary Donnell
10/12/2009 Work in Plant Disease Biocontrol Earns OARDC Researcher Spot in World Class South Korean Program WOOSTER, Ohio – An Ohio State University plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center is providing his expertise in biological control of plant diseases through a unique collaboration with South Korean scientists. The collaboration has awarded him participation in that nation's World Class University Program. Candace Pollock Brian McSpadden Gardener
10/21/2002 Woolly Bear Winter Prediction Not Science, But Fun COLUMBUS, Ohio - The exit of summer always ushers in Fall familiarities - apple cider, pumpkins, changing landscapes and the site of nature's most recognizable caterpillar: the woolly bear. Candace Pollock Barbara Bloetscher
10/21/2002 Woolly Bear Winter Prediction Not Science, But Fun COLUMBUS, Ohio - The exit of summer always ushers in Fall familiarities - apple cider, pumpkins, changing landscapes and the site of nature's most recognizable caterpillar: the woolly bear. Candace Pollock Barbara Bloetscher