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01/31/2006 Size Matters with Slug Feeding WOOSTER, Ohio -- The first signs of slug activity and feeding in crop fields is correlated with the size of the juveniles, according to Ohio State University entomology research. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
07/10/2002 Sixth Annual Tour of Gardens Set for July 14 MARYSVILLE, Ohio - The diversity of Union County gardens will be the focus of the sixth annual Tour of Gardens to be held July 14. Candace Pollock Laura McConnell
02/15/2011 Singh to Present Harris Award Seminar COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A University of California, Davis, professor, known for his research to improve food processing, will accept Ohio State University's 2010 Harris Award for Excellence in Food Science and Technology on Tuesday, Feb. 22. Kelly Elisar
01/08/2002 Shrub Rose Versatility Appealing to Flower-Lovers WOOSTER, Ohio - If you ask somebody to name their favorite flower, they will most likely tell you the rose. Candace Pollock Gary Anderson
10/06/2004 Shrimp Production Opportunities Continue to Expand PIKETON, Ohio — Production opportunities for growers delving into the shrimp market continue to expand with newly developed Ohio State University research on feeding options. Candace Pollock Laura Tiu
09/29/2011 Sheep, Goat Producers: Management Skills Workshop to be Held Oct. 14 in Wooster WOOSTER, Ohio -- Sheep and goat producers who are certified organic, in transition to becoming organic, or just interested in small ruminants and organic methods won't want to miss the Management Skills for Organic Small Ruminants Workshop, to be held Oct. 14 from 1-5 p.m. at Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster. Mauricio Espinoza Kathy Bielek
07/21/2011 Shearer Joins Ohio State as Chair of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering has a new department chair.    Martha Filipic Scott Shearer
04/13/2012 She Leads Ohio's Master Gardeners: 'I Love Their Enthusiasm and Dedication' COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Pam Bennett loves her job. As coordinator of OSU Extension's Master Gardener Volunteer Program, she works with what's she keen on -- people and plants. She loves, she says, to see them both grow. Kurt Knebusch Pam Bennett
01/21/2010 Sharp Decline in Ohio Wheat Seedings for 2010 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Lower international demand, weak prices, and a wet fall in 2009 have driven United States farmers to plant less wheat this year, with Ohio posting one of the sharpest declines in the Eastern Corn Belt region. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts
10/10/2012 Shale Energy Community Education Workshop Planned for Nov. 10 CAMBRIDGE, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension is hosting a community education workshop on shale energy development on Nov. 10. Martha Filipic Peggy Kirk Hall
12/19/2007 Several Nursery Short Course Sessions Offered in Spanish COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension will be offering numerous green industry sessions in Spanish during the 79th OSU Extension Nursery Short Course to cater to businesses with an Hispanic labor force. Candace Pollock Cheryl Cuthbert
08/18/2010 Sept. 2 OSU Organic Farming Field Day: Grains, Vegetables, Eco Design WOOSTER, Ohio — A free public program on Sept. 2 will feature Ohio State's latest research on organic farming. It's near OARDC in Wooster, 1-5 p.m. Kurt Knebusch Kathy Bielek
08/25/2011 Sept. 1: See OSU’s Latest Organic Farming Research WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s nationally known organic farming research program will be featured Sept. 1 as part of the Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Kurt Knebusch Kathy Bielek
06/03/2005 Sentinel Plots to Aid in Soybean Rust Detection MT. GILEAD, Ohio — Soybeans in the unifoliate, or one leaf, stage of development peak through the soil on grower Tom Weiler's Mt. Gilead, Ohio, farm. Seeded on April 11, the beans are among the first planted in Ohio and for a specific purpose — to aid in the early detection of soybean rust, if it shows up. Candace Pollock Dennis Mills, Steve Ruhl
07/05/2007 Sen. Voinovich Learns About Bio-energy, Climate Change Research at OARDC WOOSTER, Ohio — Sen. George Voinovich toured the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) June 29 to learn about ongoing research seeking to develop new sources of renewable energy and industrial products and combat the effects of global warming. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
09/02/2010 Sen. Brown, USDA Official Scuse Visit OARDC WOOSTER, Ohio — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and Michael Scuse, U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, visited the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) on Wednesday (9/1). NULL
04/18/2012 Seminar (Friday, April 20) to Discuss Environmental Regulations and Agriculture COLUMBUS, Ohio -- New Zealand's regulations on the environmental impacts of agriculture, including a unique “nutrient trading” program between sources of nonpoint pollution -- essentially, between farmers within a watershed -- is the topic of free presentation this Friday, April 20. Jill Jentes Banicki Brent Sohngen
02/29/2012 Selling Direct to Consumers Can Net Farmers and Producers More Money, Ohio State Expert Says WILMINGTON, Ohio – The "buy local" movement that has sparked an increased demand for locally grown and produced foods means that those farmers and producers who know how to market and sell their products directly to consumers can increase their farm income substantially by doing so, says an Ohio State University Extension educator. Tracy Turner Tony Nye, Mark Mechling
08/09/2010 Self-Guided Exhibit at Farm Science Review to Teach On-Farm Electrical Safety LONDON, Ohio – Electricity from power lines near grain bins can arc to a conductor and farm equipment can be that target, putting the farmer, family, friends or farm hands at risk for electrocution. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
04/09/2002 Selenium Uptake in Berries Offers Organic Option in Nutrition COLUMBUS, Ohio - Small fruit crops such as strawberries and black raspberries can effectively uptake selenium, increasing concentrations of the nutrient in its leaves and berries and providing potential health benefits for consumers. Candace Pollock Dick Funt
03/15/2005 Selecting the Right Corn Hybrids Important COLUMBUS, Ohio — Corn yield potential has increased as much as 2.5 percent per year over the past half-century due to genetic improvements in hybrids. But getting the most out of a crop's performance involves more than just relying on advances in agricultural research. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps, Peter Thomison
09/24/2001 Seed Vigor Test Refined to Measure Additional Plant Varieties COLUMBUS, Ohio - An automated image scanning system developed to assess overall seed vigor of lettuce has been refined to measure half of all seedling plant varieties that exist and is nearly 80 percent accurate. Candace Pollock Mark Bennett, Miller McDonald
08/29/2001 Seed Vigor Assessment Quicker, More Accurate with New System COLUMBUS, Ohio - A new system that assesses seed vigor may improve the way seed companies evaluate overall seed quality and growth performance. Candace Pollock Mark Bennett, Miller McDonald
03/01/2012 Seed Selection Key to Managing Soybean Disease, Achieving High Yields COLUMBUS, Ohio --As spring planting season approaches, soybean growers should be aware that one of the best ways to manage soybean disease is to make sure they plant the right varieties for their fields, said an Ohio State University Extension soybean expert. Tracy Turner Anne Dorrance
04/14/2008 See, Sniff 1,500 Blooming Heirloom Roses: OSU Garden in Wooster to Host June 14 Open House WOOSTER, Ohio — See a thousand-plus heirloom roses in bloom — plus maybe buy a few, learn how to prune them and walk a new rose-scented labyrinth — in Wooster on Saturday, June 14. Kurt Knebusch Kelly King
02/04/2011 See Winter's, Tornado's Effects on Arboretum Feb. 28 WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s Secrest Arboretum will hold a free public Winter Walk Feb. 28, and the focus will be both on plants and the weather. And also on the future. Kurt Knebusch Ken Cochran
06/01/2010 See Roses, Ohio History at OARDC Rose Garden Open House WOOSTER, Ohio — Life in Ohio in the 1700s might not have been a bed of roses. But people still managed to grow them. And on Saturday, June 12, you can learn about both. Kurt Knebusch Kelly King
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12/11/2006 Secrets of Success Offered in Direct Marketing Workshops COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Successful businesses don't rely on customers. Such is the notion consultant John Stanley of John Stanley Associates is presenting during a one-day workshop at the Ohio Direct Agricultural Marketing Association Conference, being held in conjunction with the Ohio Fruit and Vegetable Growers Congress. Candace Pollock Julie Fox
07/02/2012 Secretary of Agriculture: Ohio State's Ag Research Plays 'Essential Role' in Health Issues COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The story of American agriculture is much broader than the crops grown in farm fields, said Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack. Martha Filipic, Tracy Turner Steven Schwartz