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07/18/2002 Exotic Tree Pest Generating Concern in Forestry/Nursery Industries WOOSTER, Ohio - A new tree pest, discovered last month in Michigan, could pose a threat to Ohio's nursery industry and native forests if it ever crossed the state border. Candace Pollock Dan Herms
07/20/2010 Corn Production Techniques Showcased at SW Ohio Corn Growers Field Day WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio – Corn production and management techniques will be the focus of the Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and Fayette County Agronomy Field Day on Aug. 18. Candace Pollock John Yost
01/23/2002 Nursery Production Technique Becoming a Growing Trend COLUMBUS, Ohio - A relatively new landscape and nursery stock production technique that combines conventional field and container practices is finding a successful niche in the industry. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
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
12/16/2008 Tips to Save on Heating Costs This Winter COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Saving money on winter heating costs is always desirable, but may especially be important this season as homeowners continue to struggle through an economic recession. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
11/21/2006 Course Teaches Turf Management Beyond the Classroom COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A group of Ohio State University turfgrass science students are learning about the delicate balance that exists between managing high-value turfgrass and environmental stewardship through a class that took them on a recent visit to several of the world's most exclusive golf courses, Yankee Stadium and Central Park. Candace Pollock Mike Boehm
03/22/2005 Hort Program Helps Boost Awarness of Plants COLUMBUS, Ohio — A horticulture program, first developed to simply spark interest in perennials, has now become a highly recognized resource for touting plant species in the green industry. Candace Pollock Steven Still
03/21/2006 Workshop Targets Perch Production and Management PIKETON, Ohio -- When it comes to food fish production in Ohio, yellow perch is the bread and butter of the state's aquaculture industry. To help aquaculturists remain competitive in management and marketing, Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon will hold a one-day Perch School training course on April 8. Candace Pollock Geoff Wallatt
10/07/2002 Spicing Up Ohio's Veggie Market With Exotic Crops PIKETON, Ohio - Looking to grow and market something different than tomatoes, cucumbers or peppers? How does amaranth, jute, Alaskan yard-long beans or malabar spinach grab you? Candace Pollock Rafiq Islam
05/17/2010 Inspect Crops for Ponding or Freezing Damage COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio growers have enjoyed early corn and soybean planting this growing season, but now they may be facing some crop damage due to recent heavy rains and some freezing nighttime temperatures. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
10/30/2001 Herbicide Varieties Effectively Control Winter Annual Weeds COLUMBUS, Ohio - The struggle to effectively manage winter annual weeds may get easier for corn and soybean farmers. Candace Pollock Mark Loux
04/08/2008 Managing Soybean Seed Supply When Quality Comes into Question WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio soybean growers, their sights set on increasing soybean acreage this year, may face crop production challenges due to less than optimum seed quality. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
09/23/2008 Farm Science Review Goes On Despite Wind Storm LONDON, Ohio -- When the 46th annual Ohio State University Farm Science Review began on Sept. 16, there was little, if any, indication that hurricane-force winds from Hurricane Ike had swept through the grounds two days prior. Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble
07/28/2009 World's Largest Soybean Farmer to Present at OSU Extension Field Day WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio – The world's largest soybean farmer will be a featured speaker at Ohio State University Extension's Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and Fayette County Agronomy Field Day on Aug. 12. Candace Pollock John Yost
08/24/2006 Wheat Crop Exceeds 2005 Production WOOSTER, Ohio -- Despite a rocky season of localized drought problems, nutrient deficiencies and disease development, Ohio's wheat crop yielded a pleasing average of 68 bushels per acre, just three bushels shy of last year's production. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
08/14/2007 Wheat Planting Intentions for 2008 Promising WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio wheat growers are anticipated to increase their acreage this fall. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein, Pierce Paul
12/09/2005 New Youth Beef Cattle Show Targets Market Performance COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio youth enrolled in 4-H or FFA market beef projects will have the opportunity to participate in a program rewarding cattle for traits which determine their value beyond the feedlot and into the marketplace. Candace Pollock Amy Radunz
12/14/2005 Vet-Med Opportunities with New Ohio State Degree Program COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new academic program, being offered by Ohio State University's Department of Animal Sciences in collaboration with Columbus State Community College, is adding career opportunities for students interested in the field of veterinary medicine. Candace Pollock Amy Lahmers
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
03/08/2010 Symposium in April to Explore Carbon Sequestration in Urban Green Spaces COLUMBUS, Ohio – Americans covet urban green spaces. We manicure golf courses, tend lawns, work the soil for home gardens, create landscaping masterpieces, and turn parks into playgrounds. Yet little is known of the carbon footprint impacts that come with heavy use and intense management. Candace Pollock Rattan Lal
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
01/28/2008 Ventilation Trailer Helps Manage Livestock Environment COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A new tool is now available to Ohio pork producers to help them better manage the environment in their livestock facilities, potentially improving production and boosting overall savings. Candace Pollock Glen Arnold
05/20/2009 Ohio Wheat Could Be at Risk for Head Scab, if Rain Coincides with Flowering WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio wheat could be facing a risk of head scab if any rain, coupled with warm temperatures, coincides with crop flowering. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
11/09/2010 Make Careful Decisions When Selecting 2011 Corn Hybrids COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio corn harvest may not be quite wrapped up yet this season, yet growers are already making decisions about hybrids to plant in 2011. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
06/14/2007 Continuous Corn Could Impact Water Quality WOOSTER, Ohio -- With continuous corn production comes increased nitrogen inputs and higher chances of water quality issues associated with run-off. But the concerns lie more with moving land from conservation programs into row-crop production than switching from a multiple crop to a monoculture system, says an Ohio State University Extension nutrient management and soil fertility specialist. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts, Robert Mullen
09/13/2005 Testing the Best Fungicide Coverage for Soybean Rust WOOSTER, Ohio — Soybean rust may be a manageable disease, but getting effective fungicide coverage with the most efficient equipment and the least amount of cost may turn out to be a challenge. Candace Pollock Erdal Ozkan
12/17/2009 Soybean School New Addition to 2010 Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference ADA, Ohio – An in-depth track on the ins and outs of soybean production – from weed and disease management to production techniques to maximizing yields and profits – will be the newest addition to the 2010 Ohio State University Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
09/14/2010 Interactive Workshops Teach Skills for Successful Business Management COLUMBUS, Ohio – The key to a successful business lies in five functions of management: planning, organizing, staffing, directing and controlling. Candace Pollock Becky McCann
06/06/2001 New Nutrition, Food Safety Institute to be Developed at OSU COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University researchers are joining forces to create a one-of-a-kind research institute addressing nutrition and food safety from the farm to the plate. Candace Pollock Ahmed Yousef, Tammy Bray