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04/29/2011 OARDC Honors Grad Student, Postdoc, Staff Research COLUMBUS, Ohio -- OARDC has announced the winners of its 2011 Research Project Poster Competition, held yesterday (4/28) during the center’s Annual Research Conference. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/29/2011 Under Pressure ... and That's Good; Food Science Pioneer Honored COLUMBUS, Ohio — OSU scientist V.M. Balasubramaniam yesterday received OARDC's 2011 Distinguished Junior Faculty Research Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/23/2010 Loerch Receives 2010 OARDC Senior Faculty Research Award: 'Immediate Impact' on Beef Cited WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio State scientist Steve Loerch, whose findings help livestock farmers improve both the health of their animals and their profits, yesterday received OARDC's 2010 Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
11/02/2010 'OARDC Is Key to Country's Future': USDA Deputy Secretary Merrigan WOOSTER, Ohio — After touring the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) — which is recovering from a Sept. 16 tornado that destroyed buildings, greenhouses, equipment and invaluable research — U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan said it’s time “to heal” and to move forward with projects that are crucial to agriculture and the country’s future development. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
06/15/2007 Brazilian Researcher Visits OARDC to Discuss Bio-energy Collaborations WOOSTER, Ohio € Brazil is an international leader in the production of biofuels from crops. Ohio State University has a widely recognized crop breeding and biotechnology program and is leading efforts in the state to develop renewable fuels, energy and materials. So it makes sense that both parties get together to compare notes and learn from each other as they seek to make further strides in the worlds emerging bioecononomy. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/27/2006 Lt. Gov. Candidate Padgett Tours ATI, OARDC WOOSTER, Ohio — Lieutenant Governor candidate Joy Padgett looked into Ohio’s future April 25 in Wooster, and it featured science and higher education. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/27/2012 How Insects (Including in Antarctica) Survive Cold: OARDC Scientist's Achievements Net Honor WOOSTER, Ohio — David Denlinger, a professor in Ohio State’s Department of Entomology, has received OARDC’s 2012 Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award.  Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/23/2009 OARDC Names 2009 Junior Faculty Research Award Winners: Land Use, Food-borne Illness Experts COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State’s Elena Irwin and Jeff LeJeune today were named winners of OARDC's 2009 Distinguished Junior Faculty Research Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/27/2012 How Do Muscle and Fat Develop? OARDC Scientist Honored for Findings in Animals, People WOOSTER, Ohio -- Kichoon Lee, an associate professor in Ohio State’s Department of Animal Sciences, has received OARDC’s 2012 Distinguished Junior Faculty Research Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/27/2012 Tomato Genes for Health and Profit: Francis Wins OARDC 'Innovator' Award WOOSTER, Ohio -- David Francis, an associate professor in Ohio State’s Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, has received the 2012 Director’s Innovator of the Year Award from OARDC. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
06/20/2005 Ohio State Launches Endeavor Center PIKETON, Ohio — The future of southern Ohio is now. With just a snip of the ribbon giving way to the entrance of the new Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon Endeavor Center Business Incubator and Training Facility, seven years of planning, funding and construction have turned dreams into reality for communities throughout Appalachian Ohio. Candace Pollock Steve Shepherd
05/02/2005 Piketon Endeavor Center Now Open PIKETON, Ohio — Construction of a new Ohio State University business facility, designed to increase jobs and boost economic development throughout southern Ohio, is now complete and open for business. Candace Pollock Steve Shepherd
08/11/2004 Piketon Business Incubator Receives Additional Funds PIKETON, Ohio — Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon has received a grant to aid in the continuation of the development of the Endeavor Center Business Incubator and Training Facility — a business tool designed to increase jobs and enhance the economic development of southern Ohio. Candace Pollock Steve Shepherd
09/18/2001 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Organic farming (for the week of Sept. 30, 2001) Dear Twig: What’s organic farming? Kurt Knebusch Steve Sears
11/08/2011 OSU Extension Helping Landowners, Communities Handle Shale Gas Issues COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Shale gas development in Ohio could mean thousands of Ohio jobs, windfalls for landowners leasing away their mineral rights, and economic development for struggling communities. Martha Filipic Steve Schumacher, Peggy Hall, Mike Hogan, Fred Schwarz
02/17/2009 Ohio Farmers Finding Risk Mitigation, Profitability and Conservation Wrapped in One Crop Production System BUCYRUS, Ohio -- An alternative agricultural production system that supports two crops within the same growing season is winning favor among Ohio farmers for its risk management and conservation benefits. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
02/24/2009 Crop Production Information Means Big Savings for Ohio Farmers COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio farmers and agribusiness who turn to Ohio State University Extension's Crop Observation and Recommendation Network newsletter have used the information to boost their profits -- to the tune of nearly $10 million, according to a recent OSU Extension survey. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
07/16/2002 Agronomy Newsletter Worth Millions to Ohio Farmers BUCYRUS, Ohio - Ohio farmers and agri-businesses saved over $11.2 million last year in reduced pesticide and herbicide costs and increased crop production with the help of C.O.R.N. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
11/27/2007 Crawford/Huron Agronomy Day Slated for December 11 WILLARD, Ohio -- Managing crop fertilizer inputs, examining corn hybrids for insect management, and evaluating the payback to corn or soybean fungicide applications will be among the featured topics at Ohio State University Extension's Crawford/Huron Agronomy Day. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
12/04/2006 Ohio Community Standing Tall with Successful Treecare Program BUCYRUS, Ohio -- Street trees, those often planted between neighborhood sidewalks and city streets, can be an invaluable natural resource for a community. They improve aesthetics, increase property values, provide a habitat for wildlife and add environmental benefits. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
08/29/2001 Ornamental Plant Disease New to Ohio Poses Threat to Daylilies COLUMBUS, Ohio - An ornamental plant disease, first diagnosed in Ohio last month, can pose a serious threat to daylilies. Candace Pollock Steve Nameth
07/16/2002 Birdseed May Make Your Plants Sick COLUMBUS, Ohio - What homeowners feed wild birds may not be very good for their plants and vegetable garden. Candace Pollock Steve Nameth
07/10/2002 A Clean Greenhouse Means Healthier Plants COLUMBUS, Ohio - The cleaner the greenhouse, the fewer the problems with insects and plant diseases. Candace Pollock Steve Nameth
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
10/05/2012 Drought: No Bacon Shortage, But Consumers Can Likely Expect Higher Prices for Pork Next Year No need to go hog wild. Tracy Turner Steve Moeller
08/07/2001 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Grazing cattle (for the week of Aug. 19, 2001) Dear Twig: The other day I went by a pasture and all of the cattle were grazing in the same direction. Do they do this all the time? Why do they do it? Kurt Knebusch Steve Loerch
09/20/2001 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Pygmy goats (for the week of Oct. 7, 2001) Dear Twig: I saw some tiny goats at the zoo. They looked like they were full-grown, not babies. What were they? Kurt Knebusch Steve Loerch
06/27/2007 Producers Facing Hay Shortage, But Forage Options Aplenty COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio producers may be facing a hay shortage this season due to dry conditions, but other forage and grazing alternatives exist to feed livestock. Candace Pollock Steve Boyles
07/03/2007 Under Dry Conditions, Toxic Plants May Attract Livestock COLUMBUS, Ohio -- What green foliage that is thriving in Ohio's moisture-starved pasturelands may not necessarily be healthy for the livestock feeding on it. Candace Pollock Steve Boyles
02/14/2002 Beef Cattle Shortcourse to Address Marketing, Management Issues BOWLING GREEN, Ohio - Staying abreast of cattle industry issues, from marketing opportunities to current feeding and management practices, is a key for producers to remain competitive and improve profitability. Candace Pollock Steve Boyles