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10/13/2005 Family Fundamentals: Bankruptcy Still an Option Even Under New Rules (for October 2005) I was laid off last week and have no prospects yet. I’ve heard the bankruptcy laws have changed. If I can’t get ahead soon, will I still be able to file? Martha Filipic Sharon Seiling
06/21/2006 Family Fundamentals: Keep your finances in mind when vacation planning (for June 2006) We’re planning a summer family vacation, but money is tighter than I anticipated and I don’t want to put too much on credit. Any ideas to save money? Martha Filipic Sharon Seiling
11/19/2007 Family Fundamentals: Concerned about toy safety? Consider alternatives (for November 2007) I'm starting to shop for children's toys for my nieces and nephews. What should I look for to make sure the items are safe? Martha Filipic Sharon Mader
01/19/2012 $320,000 Tractor Donated; Another on the Way Agricultural Systems Management program to benefit. Martha Filipic Scott Shearer, Dewey Mann, Tom Stannard
07/21/2011 Shearer Joins Ohio State as Chair of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering has a new department chair.    Martha Filipic Scott Shearer
02/22/2011 Asian Carp Focus of Talk This Thursday (2/24) COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Asian carp, already present in the Mississippi River basin and threatening to invade the Great Lakes, are the subject of the next School of Environment and Natural Resources seminar at OSU. Kurt Knebusch School of Environment and Natural Resources
02/09/2011 World Agroforestry head to speak Thursday (2/10) at OSU COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dennis Garrity, director general of the Nairobi, Kenya-based World Agroforestry Centre, will present “Creating an Evergreen Agriculture in the Tropics” at 3:30 p.m. Thursday (2/10) at Ohio State University.  Kurt Knebusch School of Environment and Natural Resources
11/13/2007 Israeli Visits Promote Collaboration Between Ohio State University and Middle East Nation COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Two Israeli agricultural experts will be visiting Ohio State University this week as part of the Ohio-Israel Agricultural Initiative, which supports research collaboration and information exchange between The Negev Foundation and Ohio State University Extension and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center. Candace Pollock Sarah Horowitz
01/02/2008 Israel Rural Development Expert to Visit Ohio State University COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Israeli rural development expert will share his views on rural development issues and agricultural training during a visit to Ohio State University Jan. 7-11. Candace Pollock Sarah Horowitz
01/02/2008 Israeli Embassy International Ag Trade Expert to Visit Ohio State University COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Israeli expert on international agriculture trade and polices will visit Ohio State University on Jan. 8. Candace Pollock Sarah Horowitz
11/12/2010 Chow Line: Have the flu? Eating citrus perfectly OK (for 11/21/10) I read on some website that people with the flu should avoid citrus fruits because they could make the illness worse. Is there any truth to that? Martha Filipic Sarah Clark
08/17/2009 OARDC Poultry Scientist Honored for Research Achievements WOOSTER, Ohio — OARDC scientist Sandra G. Velleman, an international leader in the study of the extracellular matrix in poultry and in muscle development, has received the Poultry Science Association’s 2009 Evonik Degussa Award for Achievement in Poultry Science. Kurt Knebusch Sandy Velleman
08/13/2008 OARDC Scientist Earns International Poultry Group Honor WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio State scientist Sandra G. Velleman, an international leader in the study of the extracellular matrix in poultry and in muscle development, received the 2008 Embrex Fundamental Science Award from the Poultry Science Association at the group’s annual conference June 20-23 in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Kurt Knebusch Sandy Velleman
05/04/2011 Volunteers Dig in for Tornado-hit Arboretum WOOSTER, Ohio -- Fifty-some high school and college students recently planted trees in tornado-damaged Secrest Arboretum, part of the Ohio Landscape Association’s PLANET Day of Service. Kurt Knebusch Sandy Munley
07/11/2001 Black Raspberries Top Growers List in Survey PIKETON, Ohio - Black raspberry varieties are the number one raspberries being grown in Ohio, according to a pre-season survey by Ohio State University researchers. Candace Pollock Sandy Kuhn
07/26/2002 Media Advisory: Ohio State Cancer Researcher to Speak at Berry Tour URBANA, Ohio - An Ohio State University cancer researcher, who is receiving national attention for his work on cancer prevention through berry consumption, will be on hand at an Ohio State-sponsored berry tour to discuss his research and the important role agricultural production plays in human health. Candace Pollock Sandy Kuhn
07/22/2002 Ohio State-Sponsored Berry Tour Held July 30 URBANA, Ohio - Thinking about diving into red and black raspberry production? Learn about the successes and failures of some berry growers through an Ohio State University-sponsored berry tour on July 30. Candace Pollock Sandy Kuhn
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
06/10/2004 Ohio Berries Tops, According to Consumer Taste Test COLUMBUS, Ohio — Sweeter, fresher, juicier — so makes the mark of a good strawberry and, according to Ohio consumers, Ohio-grown berries top the competition in fitting the bill. Candace Pollock Sandy Kuhn
05/22/2001 Berry Promotion Packets Available Piketon, Ohio -- The Ohio State University Centers at Piketon in collaboration with the Ohio State University Section of Communications and Technology are putting together press release packets for berry growers in Ohio. These packets are available to growers to help advertise their crops. Candace Pollock Sandy Kuhn
07/03/2002 Ohio Raspberries in Short Supply This Season PIKETON, Ohio - Berry lovers who've waited all year for the sweet, juicy goodness of red and black raspberries should head out to their local farmers' markets and pick-your-own operations as early in the season as possible. Candace Pollock Sandy Kuhn
07/24/2001 Asian Soybean Finding New Home in Ohio's Specialty Crop Market WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio State University researchers are hoping to turn the soybean into a vegetable crop. Candace Pollock Sally Miller, Ron Fioritto
07/09/2009 Late Blight Got Your Tomatoes/Potatoes? Learn about Symptoms, Management COLUMBUS, Ohio — Following the confirmation of late blight at an Ohio garden center on June 25 and last week’s wet, cool weather conditions — which create a favorable environment for the spread of the fungal pathogen that causes this potentially devastating disease of tomatoes and potatoes — gardeners across the state are now wondering if their backyard crops may be infected and what to do about it. Mauricio Espinoza Sally Miller
08/29/2008 Ohio Sentinel Plots Track Downy Mildew WOOSTER, Ohio -- With the success of Ohio State University's sentinel plots to monitor the development of field crop diseases, such as soybean rust and frogeye leaf spot, researchers are now using the system to track a potentially devastating vegetable crop disease. Candace Pollock Sally Miller
09/03/2002 OARDC Plant Pathologist Honored for International Service WOOSTER, Ohio – Sally Miller, a plant pathologist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), is a one-of-a-kind global fighter. For almost a decade now, she has been cruising the world in search of pests to kill and vegetables to save. Mauricio Espinoza Sally Miller
06/26/2007 Downy Mildew Found in Ohio Cucumbers: Growers Advised to Protect Crop WOOSTER, Ohio — Downy mildew has been found on cucumber farms in northern Ohio, and Ohio State University vegetable experts are asking growers to take measures now to prevent damage from this potentially devastating disease. Mauricio Espinoza Sally Miller
01/19/2011 OARDC Receives $2 Million Grant to Support Growing U.S. Greenhouse Tomato Industry WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) has received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) to improve disease control and food safety in the country’s multi-million dollar greenhouse tomato industry -- which now accounts for nearly 40 percent of all fresh tomatoes sold in American supermarkets. Mauricio Espinoza Sally Miller
11/01/2010 New 4-H Program Explores the Science Behind the Everyday COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ever wondered what goes into your favorite chocolate bar, why tree leaves change color in the fall, or what puts the "creepy" in creepy crawlers? Youth curious about the science behind the everyday have the opportunity to attend a new Ohio State University 4-H Youth Development program beginning in November. Candace Pollock Sally McClasky
11/24/2010 4-H Program Explores What Goes Into the Sweets We Find So Sweet COLUMBUS, Ohio – You love chocolate. Now find out what goes into it for it to taste so good. Candace Pollock Sally McClasky
01/13/2011 Jan. 22: Score of Super Sleuths to Study Salicylates in 4-H Science Saturday Session COLUMBUS, Ohio -- "Salicylate Sleuths: Finding Drugs in Everyday Materials" is the topic of January's Ohio 4-H "Science Saturday" program for kids. Martha Filipic Sally McClaskey

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