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08/10/2011 Pumpkins Already? Field Day Features New Varieties, Disease Management Updates SOUTH CHARLESTON, Ohio -- Pumpkin season arrives early in South Charleston courtesy of Ohio State University’s annual Pumpkin Field Day, which this year will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 6-8 p.m. at the Western Agricultural Research Station. Siera Marth
09/10/2004 Pumpkins Facing Another Year of Diseases COLUMBUS, Ohio — There doesn't seem to be one year where pumpkin growers escape serious disease issues. And this year is no different. Candace Pollock Mac Riedel
10/25/2006 Purdue, Notre Dame Students Earn OARDC Family Scholarships WOOSTER, Ohio — Julia Finer and Mary Mitsch have received the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) 2006 Family Scholarship Awards. Kurt Knebusch OARDC Human Resources
11/23/2010 Put Soybean Aphid Scouting on 2011 To-Do List WOOSTER, Ohio – Results of fall scouting of soybean aphid indicate that soybean growers may face some level of soybean aphid populations next summer. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
01/15/2009 Putnam County Extension Educator Honored for His Work COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The unique connection that a county Extension educator has with the farm family is the backbone of any state Extension organization and the driving concept behind the Ohio State University Extension Steve D. Ruhl Agriculture and Natural Resources County Extension Award. Candace Pollock Don Breece, Glen Arnold
04/03/2009 Putnam County to Celebrate 10 Years of Farm Safety Education COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With Ohio youth among the demographics with the highest number of injuries and fatalities per year for rural hazards, safety education both on and off the farm has become an annual effort for Ohio State University Extension. Candace Pollock Glen Arnold, Kathy Henwood
12/08/2006 Putting Farmers in Driver's Seat of Precision Ag Technology COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Precision agriculture technology is becoming an integral part of crop production, and Ohio State University Extension is offering, for the first time, a workshop to teach farmers how to choose the best equipment, how to confidently use the technology, and how to best use the data in management decision-making. Candace Pollock Nathan Watermeier
06/09/2011 Rain Barrels and Gardening: Attend Free Event this Sunday in Columbus COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Learn about rain barrels and their use in backyard gardening this Sunday, June 12, during a free educational program held at the Waterman Agriculture and Natural Resources Laboratory, 2490 Carmack Road, on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus.  Mauricio Espinoza
08/27/2007 Rain Gardens Beautify, While Protecting the Environment LONDON, Ohio -- Gardens do more than beautify an area, instill a love for plants, and provide food and shelter for wildlife. They can also be a source of environmental conservation. Candace Pollock Alicia Fager
10/01/2002 Rains Arrive Too Late To Help Corn Crop COLUMBUS, Ohio - Recent scattered rainfall and saturated conditions generated from the remnants of Tropical Storm Isidore have arrived too late to pull Ohio's corn out its drought-stressed state, and may even prove detrimental for farmers trying to harvest their crop. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
05/27/2004 Rains May Hold Up Corn Crop COLUMBUS, Ohio — Despite recent scattered thunderstorms with heavy downpours and hail, nearly three-quarters of the state’s corn crop remains in good-to-excellent condition, according to the Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service. But it’s the saturated soils and ponding of some fields that raise questions as to what condition the crop is headed. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
11/13/2001 Raised Beds Effective in Blueberry Production COLUMBUS, Ohio - The practice of growing fruits and vegetables on raised beds has proven to be successful for blueberries, providing growers with a cheaper, more beneficial alternative production method. Candace Pollock Dick Funt
03/26/2002 Raspberry Cultivars Vary in Nutrient/Cancer-Fighting Components COLUMBUS, Ohio - Red raspberry cultivars have been found to contain varying levels of nutrient components and antioxidants, opening the doors to grow and market fruits that pack the healthiest punch. Candace Pollock Dick Funt
01/15/2002 Raspberry Production Increasing in Ohio PIKETON, Ohio - Raspberry production is on the rise in Ohio, according to a series of surveys conducted by Ohio State University and Ohio Agricultural Statistics Service researchers. Candace Pollock Sandy Kuhn
01/21/2010 Receive Certified Livestock Manager Training at CTC ADA, Ohio – Livestock producers interested in obtaining a manure management license or who want to learn more about best manure management practices have the opportunity to gain the training they need at Ohio State University's Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. Candace Pollock Amanda Meddles
04/21/2008 Recent Discoverer of Tomato-shape Gene Wins 2008 OARDC Junior Faculty Research Award WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio State scientist Esther van der Knaap, whose discovery of a gene that controls tomato shape hit the cover of the prestigious journal Science just last month, has received the 2008 Distinguished Junior Faculty Research Award from OARDC. Kurt Knebusch OARDC Director's Office
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
03/01/2010 Record Crowd Attends Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference ADA, Ohio – Snowy conditions didn't stop a record crowd from attending the Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference in Ada, Ohio, to get the latest in conservation tillage production management, research and technological advances. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
11/25/2003 Record-High Corn Yields Expected for Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio corn growers are marching into a record-yielding season, all thanks to wise hybrid selections, good management practices and, most of all, some well-timed favorable weather. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
07/31/2008 Recycling Efforts Continue at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Farm Science Review continues to go "green." Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble
08/22/2007 Recycling Program Launches at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Farm Science Review is getting greener. Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble, Linda Wuethrich
01/26/2009 Reduce Inputs, Improve Bottom Line at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference ADA, Ohio -- In today's economic climate, no-till farmers looking to reduce production inputs without hurting yields or their bottom line may find some solutions at the Ohio State University Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
11/23/2010 Refine Your Ag Production Techniques/Boost Yields at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference ADA, Ohio – Corn University and Soybean School will once again headline sessions of conservation tillage topics at the 2011 Ohio State University Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
08/01/2011 Register by Thursday (8/4) for Ohio Compost Tour WOOSTER, Ohio -- Registration for next week’s Composting in Ohio 2011 tour continues through this Thursday. The program offers a firsthand look at three large-scale composting facilities, all in northeast Ohio. Kurt Knebusch Mary Wicks
07/07/2011 Register by Tomorrow (7/8) for OSU Tree ID Workshop COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Folks interested in attending a tree identification workshop next week in Columbus had better get chopping, although not the trees themselves. Kurt Knebusch Kathy Smith
05/25/2011 Register Now for June 9 Free Pond Clinic in Southeastern Ohio BELLE VALLEY, Ohio -- Ohio State University and the Soil and Water Conservation Districts (SWCD) of Guernsey and Noble counties will hold a free pond clinic from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 9, at the Eastern Agricultural Research Station, 16870 Bond Ridge Rd. (Township Highway 126), in Belle Valley. Mauricio Espinoza Clif Little
08/02/2012 Register Now for New Environmental Leaders Institute COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A series of workshops from September to January is geared to help environmental professionals address complex issues and work collaboratively with fellow professionals across private, nonprofit and government sectors. Martha Filipic Anne Baird, Joe Bonnell
09/24/2008 Remember Safety When Harvesting Downed Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With windblown corn in various conditions, from leaning stalks to plants on the ground, harvesting may be a challenge this fall. But in the haste to salvage crop losses, the one thing farmers should not forget is safety. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
05/22/2012 Remember the Borer: EAB Awareness Week Returns May 20-26 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Emerald ash borer (EAB), the invasive insect that kills ash trees, continues to spread throughout the state. EAB Awareness Week, May 20-26, is the perfect opportunity to remind Ohioans of this pest's impact and their role in helping to limit its spread. Mauricio Espinoza Amy Stone
01/22/2007 Renewable Energy a Topic at Conservation Tillage Conference ADA, Ohio -- As renewable energy demand continues to shape the uses of field crops, such as corn, the implications of those changes on agriculture is coming to the forefront. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts