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08/01/2002 Drought Web Site Provides Management Information COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio producers and growers who have concerns regarding potential drought conditions that may affect crop and livestock performance can refer to an Ohio State University drought Web site for management information. Candace Pollock Nathan Watermeier
01/23/2008 Getting the Edge Over Insects and Diseases with Training Program ADA, Ohio -- A plant pathology and entomology training program is giving farmers, crop consultants and others in the agriculture industry a more refined eye in recognizing diseases and pests. Candace Pollock Barb Bloetscher, Nancy Taylor
11/18/2008 Plant Resistance to Soybean Aphid Found in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio -- A soybean plant introduction (PI) has been found to show resistance to soybean aphid in Ohio, paving the way to control the insect through new resistant cultivars. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond, Rouf Mian
08/29/2001 Managing Multicolored Asian Lady Beetle Focus of OSU-Hosted Meetings WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio State University entomologists are trying to find out what makes the multicolored Asian lady beetle tick. Candace Pollock Joe Kovach
08/02/2010 More Wheat Varieties Resistant to Head Scab Now Available WOOSTER, Ohio – As wheat growers prepare to plant their crop this fall, they are encouraged to choose varieties that are resistant to head scab. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
09/02/2009 Farm Science Review a Learning Opportunity for Students LONDON, Ohio – Teachers looking to educate their students on the importance of agriculture to Ohio's economy have the opportunity to take a field trip to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Amanda Meddles
11/03/2005 Herbicide and Mulch Combo Superior Method of Weed Control COLUMBUS, Ohio — The challenges of weed control in the nursery and landscape industries just got easier and less expensive. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
04/13/2007 With a Little Help Freeze-Damaged Plants Can Bounce Back SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- Garden plants and some trees throughout Ohio may have suffered freeze damage from the recent cold snap, but steps can be taken to help plants bounce back to their lush and vibrant green selves. Candace Pollock Pam Bennett
05/18/2006 Collaboration Bridging Gap Between U.S.-Mexico Migration, Agriculture MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- With migrant agricultural labor continuing to increase in Ohio, especially in the nursery/landscape and livestock industries, the greatest challenge for growers and producers is how to effectively communicate and work with their new employees. Candace Pollock Claudio Pasian, David Hansen, Don Breece, Fernando Manzo-Ramos, Jim Skeeles
10/22/2002 Fall Sampling Helps Assess Spring Slug Populations WOOSTER, Ohio - For no-till growers with a history of slug problems, fall is the time to sample fields to help determine spring populations. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
11/01/2007 Follow the Rules When Planting Transgenic Corn WOOSTER, Ohio -- As the number of Ohio growers planting transgenic corn hybrids increases, Ohio State University Extension entomologists are reiterating the importance of following required Insect Resistant Management (IRM) guidelines. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
08/19/2008 Ag Rescue Demos at Farm Science Review Stress Farm Safety LONDON, Ohio -- Tractors and other farm machinery, such as grain augers and corn pickers, lead the pack each year in on-farm fatalities and injuries. This year's Ohio State University Farm Science Review will be the site of agricultural rescue demonstrations to emphasize the importance of safety on the farm. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
08/29/2008 Low-Energy Grain Drying System to be Demonstrated at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- A decades-old grain-drying technique is getting a renewed push in the face of today's higher energy costs. Candace Pollock Robert Hansen
07/17/2001 Third Annual Night Insect Walk Scheduled for July 21 WOOSTER, Ohio - Children who enjoy creeping, crawling animals and insects that buzz in the night will have the opportunity to get their fill during the 3rd annual Night Insect Walk being held on the grounds of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center on July 21. Candace Pollock Brian Kunkel
05/26/2010 Technology Offers Green Method to Tackle Top Disease of Cereal Crops COLUMBUS, Ohio – Technology developed by researchers at The Ohio State University and the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) that will help manage the spread of one of the worst diseases affecting crops such as wheat and barley, has been licensed to Sci Protek, Inc., based in Vista, Calif. Candace Pollock Mike Boehm
07/09/2009 OSU Extension Workshop Demonstrates Drip Irrigation Management PIKETON, Ohio – Specialty fruit and vegetable crop producers looking to gain a better understanding of how drip irrigation can boost on-farm profits have the opportunity to attend an Ohio State University Extension drip irrigation workshop on July 23. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser
01/14/2005 In-Furrow Applicator Cuts Chemical Costs in Vegetable Crops URBANA, Ohio — Nothing is cheap when it comes to growing high-value vegetable crops, including the chemical investment for insect and disease management. Candace Pollock Jim Jasinski
08/03/2005 Grassland/Forages Focus of OSU Extension Event BROWNSVILLE, Ohio -- An extensive aspect of forage production, from management to nutrition to profit, will be the focus of the Ohio State University Extension-sponsored Central Ohio Forage and Grassland Expo. Candace Pollock Howard Siegrist
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
08/30/2004 Soybeans Overcoming Diseases, Other Issues COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's soybean crop is holding its own despite getting slammed with diseases and the onset of cooler-than-normal August temperatures, which could delay the grain-filling process. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Jim Beuerlein
08/26/2003 Wheat Harvest Good, but Grain Quality Falls Short WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio wheat growers have managed to pull off decent yields despite season-ending rains, but the wet weather, coupled with fungal diseases, impacted grain quality — an issue that could become problematic next year if not properly managed. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
08/30/2007 Save on Fuel Costs with Natural-Air Grain Drying LONDON, Ohio -- A decades-old grain-drying technique is getting a renewed push in the face of today's higher energy costs. Candace Pollock Robert Hansen
06/17/2008 Use Glyphosate Properly to Protect Woody Plants COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Glyphosate products, such as Roundup, may be a killer on weeds, but researchers are finding that the product may also damage landscape and nursery woody plants. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
05/09/2002 Keep in Mind Insect Pests When Planting Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio - Soybean growers may be looking to get their crop in the ground, but they especially need to keep in mind two insect pests this growing season. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
04/01/2010 National Speakers Headline Carbon Sequestration Symposium April 14 COLUMBUS, Ohio – Industry stakeholders and scholars from across the nation will discuss current and emerging issues of urbanization and how to better manage environmental, ecological, social, economic and land-use inputs during a carbon sequestration symposium on April 14. Candace Pollock Rattan Lal
04/23/2009 Tap into the Local Foods Movement with a Farmers' Market PIKETON, Ohio -- With the current economy driving increased interest in local foods, more communities are looking to either start a farmers' market or expand an existing one as a way of fulfilling consumer demands. Candace Pollock Christie Welch
02/27/2002 Keep Stand Quality in Mind When Preparing for Planting Season COLUMBUS, Ohio - As corn growers ready for this year's growing season, establishing quality stands will no doubt be a key focus of their preparations. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
05/04/2005 No Worries About Wheat WOOSTER, Ohio — While corn growers continue to fret over potential disease issues with their crop, wheat growers are sitting pretty. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
09/06/2006 Media Advisory: Call Before You Cut Campaign at FSR LONDON, Ohio -- The Ohio Division of Forestry, along with Ohio State University Extension and Rural Action, will be holding a media event on the "Call Before You Cut" Campaign at Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Andy Ware
05/11/2006 Get a Jump on Insects and Diseases with Diagnostic Workshop TOLEDO, Ohio -- The arrival of spring also marks the arrival of insects and plant diseases, and Ohio State University Extension is helping horticulture professionals prepare with a diagnostic workshop. Candace Pollock Becky McCann

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