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09/15/2010 Students: Test Your Knowledge of Ag for Prizes at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – High school students visiting Farm Science Review can test their knowledge of all things agriculture by participating in a fun, fast-paced interactive trivia game that could win them some cool prizes. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
08/11/2008 OSU Extension to Be a Part of COSI's Farm Days COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension will play a role in educating kids and their parents about how agriculture impacts their lifestyle during COSI's Farm Days: Little Seeds, Big Tractors, being held August 13-17 in Columbus, Ohio. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
08/18/2009 Ohio Joins the National AgrAbility Program LONDON, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension has received a 4-year, $720,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to assist farmers with disabilities through the national AgrAbility program. Visitors to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review can stop by the Safety Education Area to learn more. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
08/18/2009 Learn Safety on the Farm at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Grain storage and handling can be fatal if the proper safety precautions are not followed. This year's Ohio State University Farm Science Review will be the site of agricultural grain rescue demonstrations to emphasize the importance of following these precautions when working with grain. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
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
06/02/2008 OSU Extension to Educate Youth on ATV Safety COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Over 500 Ohio youth and their parents are the focus of an Ohio State University Extension project involving education and proper operation of ATVs. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen, Randall Reeder
11/03/2008 OSU Extension ID System for Animal-Drawn Vehicles Becomes Standard COLUMBUS, Ohio -- After a decade of advocacy and education, Ohio State University Extension recommendations for lighting and marking animal-drawn equipment have been standardized, paving the way for national and international adoption of safety procedures on vehicles, such as Amish buggies, horse-drawn farm wagons and urban carriages. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen, Tom Bean
03/20/2012 Beekeepers: Free Monthly Webinar Series from Ohio State Starts in April WOOSTER, Ohio -- Beekeepers in Ohio and beyond are invited to attend a free, monthly educational webinar series taught by Ohio State University experts, starting April 18. Mauricio Espinoza Denise Ellsworth
01/04/2011 OSU Nursery Short Course/CENTS Set for Jan. 23-26 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension educators and horticulture industry organizers are gearing up for the 2011 OSU Nursery Short Course and the Ohio Nursery & Landscape Association Central Environmental Nursery Trade Show (CENTS). Denise Johnson
08/25/2009 How Did You Spend Your Summer? Two Buckeyes Learned from NASA Scientists HOUSTON, Texas -- Two Buckeyes -- one a recent graduate and another entering a Master's program this fall -- joined forces with NASA scientists this summer through a National Space Biomedical Research Institute (NSBRI) internship program. Roy Bradford Thomas Denise Smith
06/23/2011 Teachers Named to Summer BioEnergy, BioProducts Program COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Fourteen Ohio educators have been chosen to participate in a multi-state project designed to bring the most current information on bioenergy and bioproducts into the classroom. Martha Filipic Dennis Hall
02/29/2012 Media Advisory: Ohio State Expert Available to Speak on Obama’s Administration Decision Announced Today To Buy More Bio-based Products COLUMBUS, Ohio — The announcement today from the Obama Administration on its plans to increase purchasing by the federal government of bio-based products could mean a significant financial boost for Ohio, which ranks No. 1 in terms of polymer employment, has a major bio-based product industry and is a strong agricultural producer, an Ohio State University Extension expert said. Dennis Hall
10/15/2009 Soybean Harvest Complete? Don't Forget to Test Soil for SCN WOOSTER, Ohio – Harvesting corn and soybeans may be the only thing on the minds of Ohio growers at the moment, but they shouldn't overlook the importance of soil testing for soybean cyst nematode. Candace Pollock Dennis Mills
11/23/2005 Soil Sampling Only Way to Catch Silent Robber of Soybean Yields WOOSTER, Ohio -- Soybean rust may have been the talk in crop fields across Ohio this season, but now is the time for growers to turn their attention toward a more elusive pest. Candace Pollock Dennis Mills
02/26/2008 OSU Extension Bulletins Focus on Managing Field Crop Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio -- Diseases are the No. 1 limiting factor in field crop performance and yields in Ohio. Ohio State University Extension has several plant pathology bulletins available to aid farmers in effectively managing diseases that impact corn, soybeans and wheat. Candace Pollock Dennis Mills
10/12/2010 Now's the Time to Sample for Soybean Cyst Nematode WOOSTER, Ohio – Harvesting corn and soybeans may be the only thing on the minds of Ohio growers at the moment, but they shouldn't overlook the importance of soil testing for soybean cyst nematode. Candace Pollock Dennis Mills
10/18/2007 SCN Management Begins with Fall Sampling WOOSTER, Ohio -- Fall is here and the time is near to soil sample for soybean cyst nematode (SCN). Candace Pollock Dennis Mills
08/05/2009 Now's the Time to Scout for Soybean Cyst Nematode WOOSTER, Ohio – A soybean plant seemingly suffering from nutrient deficiencies, diseases, herbicide injury or development issues due to compaction could be the victim of another more serious culprit: soybean cyst nematode. Candace Pollock Dennis Mills
10/19/2010 Monitor Stored Grain for Mold WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio farmers are encouraged to diligently monitor their stored corn grain to prevent mold development. Candace Pollock Dennis Mills, Pierce Paul
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
10/05/2004 BioEnergy Conference to Showcase Ohio's Energy Resources COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio is one of the leading states in biomass resources, and an upcoming bioenergy conference is designed to introduce participants to those resources and the feasibility of converting them into potentially useful energy alternatives. Candace Pollock Denny Hall
03/04/2011 $5 Million Bioenergy, Bioproducts Project Offers Opportunities for Ohio Teachers COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The potential of tomorrow's bioenergy and bioproducts rests in today's classrooms. And Ohio State University is taking part in a multi-state project offering teachers with training and toolkits to prepare students for careers in this growing field. Martha Filipic Denny Hall
12/05/2006 Forum to Focus on Emerging Bio-Based Technologies COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As an alternative to petroleum sources, companies are increasingly looking to bio-based materials, and Ohio is taking a pioneering role to advance the development of such products . Candace Pollock Denny Hall
10/13/2004 Soy Biodiesel a Success on Ohio State Campus COLUMBUS, Ohio — Thanks to Ohio soybeans, the Ohio State University campus community is breathing a lot easier. Candace Pollock Denny Hall
11/14/2005 Ag and the Arts Celebration Nov. 19-20 SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- A lifetime of work and family on the farm is culminating into a weekend of music and art in celebration of a true American heritage: agriculture. Candace Pollock Denny Hall
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
01/19/2011 New, Better Way to Farm in Cities? Talk is Friday (1/21) at OSU COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new, nature-based growing system can help urban farmers grow more food and make more money. OSU's Joe Kovach will talk about it Friday. Kurt Knebusch Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
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
01/30/2015 How Social Networking, Sustainable Ag Can Help Grow Local Economies: Talk Tomorrow (1/14) at OSU COLUMBUS, Ohio — Social networking, local economies and sustainable agriculture will be the focus when Casey Hoy speaks tomorrow (1/14) at Ohio State University. Kurt Knebusch Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
01/26/2011 'Environmental Stewardship and You': OSU Professor, Author to Speak This Friday (1/28) Kurt Knebusch Department of Horticulture and Crop Science

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