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12/03/2001 Ohio's Wheat Struggling Under Wet Weather, Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio - Prolonged heavy rains during winter wheat planting have resulted in severe stand establishment problems throughout parts of Ohio, which may affect overall yields come next season's harvest. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
04/28/2004 Ohio Head Scab Prediction Model Now Serves 23 States WOOSTER, Ohio — A Fusarium head scab forecast model, in place in Ohio the past few years to help wheat growers fight the disease, has been broadened to include disease predictions for 23 states. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
07/22/2002 Dry Weather Contributing to High-Quality Wheat Grain WOOSTER, Ohio - While corn and soybean producers continue to sweat out the roller coaster weather ride of the growing season, wheat growers are smiling from ear to ear. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
09/12/2001 Ohio Corn Growers Facing Stalk Quality Issues WOOSTER, Ohio - Severe stalk rot from anthracnose, a corn residue-borne disease, is creating the potential for stalk lodging throughout Ohio cornfields. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
06/10/2005 Uncommon Wheat Disease Makes Rare Appearance in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio — A cereal rust, most problematic on wheat in the Pacific Northwest and lower central Plains states, has made a rare appearance in Ohio this year. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
07/15/2003 Recent Rains Slowing Wheat Harvest WOOSTER, Ohio — Excessive wet weather is delaying wheat harvest in Ohio and increasing the likelihood of shattering, low test weights and the occurrence of vomitoxin in the grain. Vomitoxin, also known as DON, is a toxic chemical produced by the fungus that causes head scab. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
04/15/2003 Weather Kind to Ohio's Wheat WOOSTER, Ohio — The weather, so far, has been good to Ohio’s wheat with much of the crop rapidly “greening up” throughout the state. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
06/13/2005 Wheat and Heat Don't Mix WOOSTER, Ohio — Wheat is a cool weather-loving plant. It doesn't respond too kindly to the heat and lately in Ohio the crop's been showing it. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
05/19/2003 Wet Weather May Spell Disease Troubles for Wheat WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio’s wheat is performing well despite recent rains, but saturated soils may have created favorable conditions for disease development. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
11/02/2004 Another Record Corn Harvest for Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio's corn crop is heading for its second consecutive year of record-breaking yields, something that Ohio State University Extension agricultural specialists say is unheard-of in the world of crop production. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps, Peter Thomison
04/26/2005 Cold Snap Raises Concerns Over Corn Crop COLUMBUS, Ohio — A recent late season cold snap with accompanying freezing rain and snow has Ohio corn growers questioning the fate of their newly planted crop. But Ohio State University agronomists say the crop is tougher than most would believe it to be. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps, Peter Thomison
06/01/2005 Ohio Growers Replanting Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sometimes the early bird doesn't get the worm. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps, Peter Thomison
02/22/2005 Forgotten Corn Diseases Making a Comeback COLUMBUS, Ohio — While all attention turns to soybean rust, a long forgotten issue is slowly creeping its way back into crop fields. And Ohio State University agricultural specialists say it's time growers start to take notice. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps, Peter Thomison
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
08/11/2004 Wheat Seed Quality Questionable WOOSTER, Ohio — Growers who save seed from their wheat harvest for the following season's planting should probably seek other seed sources for producing next year's crop. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps, Peter Thomison, Valente Alvarez
11/15/2012 Family Fundamentals: Make plan, be firm to curb holiday spending (for November 2012) Every year, I spend more money than I want to during the holidays. Can you suggest ways to help me not go overboard this year? Martha Filipic Patricia Brinkman
09/17/2012 Farm Science Review: Ohio 4-H and OSU Extension Offer STEM Demos and Activities to Spur Career Interests LONDON, Ohio – Hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) activities and demonstrations will be offered daily by Ohio State University Extension and 4-H Youth Development Extension Educators during Farm Science Review as part of an effort to “bring science alive,” organizers said. Tracy Turner Patty House
09/14/2010 What Does it Take to Make Ends Meet? Learn Money Management Skills at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Visitors to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review will have fun learning how far that monthly paycheck really goes through a new interactive display featuring OSU Extension's Signature Program, "Real Money, Real World." Candace Pollock Patty House
07/25/2011 "4-H iMove… A Health Revolution" on Dayton's WHIO-TV DAYTON, Ohio -- A half-hour program on how 4-H is helping improve the physical, emotional and social health of young people will air on Dayton's CBS affiliate WHIO-TV (Channel 7) on Thursday, July 28, at 7 p.m. Martha Filipic Patty House
08/07/2001 Common Ohio Insect Identified as Vector of Emerging Corn Virus WOOSTER, Ohio - The black-faced leafhopper, an insect found in Ohio, has been identified as the vector of an emerging corn virus. Candace Pollock Peg Redinbaugh
04/27/2012 Ohio State to Host Second Conference on Ohio Oil and Gas Law COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Continued development of Ohio’s shale energy resources has prompted Ohio State University's Agricultural and Resource Law Program to plan the second annual Ohio Oil and Gas Law Symposium. Martha Filipic Peggy Hall
07/06/2011 Repeal of Ohio Estate Tax Concerns Transition Planning Professionals COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Commonly referred to as the "Death Tax" by critics, estate tax is one of the more controversial issues in agricultural policy circles, said an Ohio State Extension agricultural law expert. Andy Vance Peggy Hall
08/21/2007 OSU Extension to Host Land Use Conference COLUMBUS, Ohio -- From planning and zoning to eminent domain, Ohio State University Extension will take a look at where Ohio is heading in its land use policies through an Ohio Land Use Conference, taking place Sept. 14. Candace Pollock Peggy Hall
07/16/2009 New Changes to APV Laws. Get the Details at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Ohioans who own all-purpose vehicles (APVs) -- such as all-terrain vehicles (ATVs), mini-bikes and trail bikes – may not be aware of some new operational laws that took effect on July 1, 2009. Candace Pollock Peggy Hall
08/27/2007 Learn More About Ag Law Policies at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- The cases, codes and regulations of agriculture law can be confusing and easily misunderstood. Ohio State University's Farm Science Review will be the place where the complexities of zoning, nuisance laws and liability issues are unraveled. Candace Pollock Peggy Hall
03/03/2009 OSU Extension Workshop to Tackle Legal Issues in Agriculture CORRECTION: We have corrected the area code in the last paragraph of this news release. We're sorry for any inconvenience the error may have caused. FINDLAY, Ohio -- Legal issues in agriculture will be the focus of a one-day Ohio State University Extension conference on March 25. Candace Pollock Peggy Hall
05/03/2011 Legal Aspects of Oil, Gas Drilling Focus of June Symposium COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Recent interest in developing Ohio's resources for natural gas drilling has prompted Ohio State University's Agricultural and Resource Law Program to plan an Ohio Oil and Gas Law Symposium, "The 'New' Ohio Oil and Gas Boom: Drilling into Legal Issues." Martha Filipic Peggy Hall
10/10/2011 Ag Law Symposium Set for Nov. 18 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- From shale gas legal issues to enforcing the state's new Livestock Care Standards to federal and state agricultural legislation, the Nov. 18 Ohio Agricultural Law Symposium is packed with hot topics in the legal community. Martha Filipic Peggy Hall
10/02/2008 Land Use Conference Focuses on Impacts/Solutions During Economic Turbulence COLUMBUS, Ohio – Addressing topics from the mortgage crisis to energy, Ohio State University Extension will host its annual Ohio Land Use Conference on Nov. 17. Candace Pollock Peggy Hall
11/17/2011 Ohio State’s Hall to Lead American Agricultural Law Association COLUMBUS, Ohio – Members of the American Agricultural Law Association (AALA) elected Peggy Kirk Hall of The Ohio State University as its next president during the organization’s annual conference in late October. Hall is the director of Ohio State’s Agricultural and Resource Law Program. Andy Vance Peggy Kirk Hall