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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
11/13/2012 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
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
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
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
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
04/14/2005 Aphids and Rust on the Brain, But Don't Forget About Slugs WOOSTER, Ohio — Soybean rust and soybean aphids may keep growers preoccupied this growing season, but they shouldn't forget an equally problematic pest: slugs. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
10/16/2001 Anti-crop bioterrorism: Ohio State expert says be aware, not alarmed WOOSTER, Ohio -- Anti-crop bioterrorism is a threat to the United States but not a “gigantic” one, said Larry Madden, an Ohio State University plant-disease specialist. Still, Madden and other U.S. scientists are concerned enough about the risk to be developing ways to respond to attacks and have been doing so for several years. Kurt Knebusch Larry Madden
11/02/2004 Another Record Corn Harvest for Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's corn crop is heading for its second consecutive year of record-breaking yields, something that Ohio State University Extension agricultural specialists say is unheard-of in the world of crop production. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps, Peter Thomison
09/26/2006 Another Farm Science Review, Another Success LONDON, Ohio -- With near-perfect weather, close to 600 exhibitors and a successful collaboration between Ohio State and Purdue universities, Farm Science Review saw attendance increase 8.5 percent over last year to nearly 130,000 visitors. Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble
06/28/2011 Annual Plants Trials Underway at Ohio State's Columbus Campus: Come and Judge by Yourself COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Next year’s favorite ornamental bedding and container plants in the U.S. may now be growing on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus -- and members of the green industry as well as homeowners are welcome to peruse the 727 varieties that are part of the 2011 annuals trials there. Mauricio Espinoza Claudio Pasian
12/22/2006 Annie's Project Coming to Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A risk management and business program tailored exclusively for farm women that has successfully swept across the Midwest in three short years is being offered in Ohio for the first time this winter. Candace Pollock Julia Woodruff
11/01/2007 Annie's Project Being Offered in Ohio This Winter COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Annie's Project, a risk management course for women in agriculture, will be offered again in Ohio this winter. Candace Pollock Julia Woodruff
03/22/2011 Animals from Cleveland, Akron Zoos at Scarlet, Gray, Green Fair WOOSTER, Ohio – Both the Akron Zoo and the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo will bring animals to OSU’s Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair. Their focus: Teaching people about conserving wildlife. Laura Chapin
06/18/2009 Animal Welfare Regulations Would Impact Ohio's Agriculture Industry COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The implementation of animal welfare legislation, similar to what was passed in California, would have a profound economic impact on Ohio's agriculture industry, negatively rippling through segments of livestock and field crop production, says an Ohio State University agricultural economist. Candace Pollock Luther Tweeten
05/31/2006 Animal Welfare Programs Foster Human/Animal Relationship COLUMBUS, Ohio -- How producers verbally and physically handle their livestock can have a profound impact on animal behavior and performance. To get the most out of productivity in a nurturing environment, Ohio State University animal science researchers are launching animal welfare training programs that foster human-animal interaction. Candace Pollock Steve Moeller, Naomi Botheras, Maurice Eastridge
06/05/2012 Animal Sciences Senior's Accomplishments Show Value of Comprehensive Ohio State Education COLUMBUS, Ohio -- What can an undergraduate degree from Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences help you achieve in the 21st century? For graduating senior Drew Enigk, his dream career. Mauricio Espinoza Drew Enigk
07/28/2011 Animal Rights Activists Target University Researchers, Students COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Activists promoting an agenda of animal rights have long protested the use of animals by major research universities and institutions.    Earle Holland, Ohio State University’s assistant vice president for Research Communications, said those activists are increasingly targeting students pursuing degrees in fields known for relying on laboratory animals to conduct research. Andy Vance Earle M. Holland
06/07/2012 Analysts: Ohio Must Take Steps Soon to Counter Shale Energy Boom/Bust Cycle COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio needs to take steps to make sure the state benefits from the shale energy boom in both the short- and long-term, a new policy brief from Ohio State University suggests. Martha Filipic Mark Partridge, Michael Farren, Amanda Weinstein