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06/13/2007 Test Fish Farms to Control Deadly Virus PIKETON, Ohio -- A newly emerging fish virus spreading among wild species is causing concerns in Ohio's farmed aquaculture industry. But testing fish farms for the disease can help contain it. Candace Pollock Geoff Wallat
03/30/2010 Ten Approaches to Achieve High Corn Yields and Improve Profits COLUMBUS, Ohio – With record corn yields in Ohio last year and some fields averaging upwards of 240 bushels per acre, growers will be looking to squeeze every bushel out of their fields this growing season. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
12/03/2001 Temperatures Key to Increasing Floriculture Diversity COLUMBUS, Ohio - Cool temperature treatments may be the key to the successful greenhouse production of osteospermums, native South African wild daisies that are gaining popularity in the United States as ornamental plants. Candace Pollock Jim Metzger
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
06/23/2011 Teachers Named to Summer BioEnergy, BioProducts Program COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Fourteen Ohio educators have been chosen to participate in a multi-state project designed to bring the most current information on bioenergy and bioproducts into the classroom. Martha Filipic Dennis Hall
10/26/2004 Tax Workshops Focus on Law Issues/Changes COLUMBUS, Ohio — Tax season is fast approaching and individuals who prepare and file tax returns for individuals, small business and farmers have the opportunity to attend several Ohio State University Extension-sponsored tax preparation workshops this winter. Candace Pollock Claudio Pasian, Warren Lee
11/15/2007 Tax Workshop Addresses Agricultural Issues COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Tax practitioners with an interest in farm income taxes will have an opportunity to attend a one-day farm tax workshop on Dec. 17. Candace Pollock Warren Lee
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
03/23/2010 Tall Fescue Could Be the Perfect Lawn Grass for Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio – With its lush green color and fine texture, Kentucky bluegrass may be the lawn grass of choice among Ohioans, but tall fescue – with its many favorable attributes -- should not be overlooked. Candace Pollock Pam Sherratt
05/10/2012 Taking the Registered Tax Return Preparer Test? Here Are 2 Ways to Get Ready COLUMBUS, Ohio -- OSU Extension and the OSU Income Tax School Program are offering two educational options to tax practitioners who are preparing to take the new Registered Tax Return Preparer competency test this year. David Marrison
03/05/2010 Take Steps to Reduce Compaction Before Spring Planting COLUMBUS, Ohio – With a late harvest, a wet fall and slow-melting snow, Ohio farmers may be facing more compaction issues than usual this spring. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
07/09/2007 Take Steps to Protect Livestock from Heat Stress COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As summer progresses and the temperature rises, livestock producers should be mindful of stresses the heat can put on animals. Candace Pollock Maurice Eastridge
05/02/2001 Take Steps to Control Ornamental Plant Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio - Homeowners and garden professionals should be taking steps now to control several ornamental plant diseases that can be problematic during wet spring weather, recommends an Ohio State University Extension agent. Candace Pollock Jim Chatfield
04/11/2007 Take Steps For Crop Success During Soybean Planting WOOSTER, Ohio -- Properly preparing and planting a crop is critical to plants overcoming pests and diseases and producing profitable yields. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Jim Beuerlein
10/16/2008 Take an IPM Approach to Strawberry Production. Learn How with an OSU Extension Training Program Nov. 14 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension and Michigan State University Extension are joining forces to provide Midwest berry growers with an intensive strawberry Integrated Pest Management training program. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser
02/11/2008 Take an IPM Approach to Preventing Wheat Disease WOOSTER, Ohio -- As spring approaches, along with the subsequent "green-up" of Ohio's wheat crop, growers are looking to prevent the development and spread of barley yellow dwarf virus. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul, Ron Hammond
07/21/2009 Take a Walk Through Corn's History at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- The evolution of corn in North America, spanning about 1,000 years, will be part of a new exhibit at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Jonah Johnson
09/27/2005 Synergy Key to Farm Science Review Success LONDON, Ohio — A cloudy, cool kick-off at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review gave way to a sunny, warm wrap-up, helping to mark another successful year for the agricultural event. Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble
03/25/2010 Symposium to Focus on Reponsible Urban Land-Use Management COLUMBUS, Ohio – As global populations increase, urban centers are becoming the areas of choice for residents. But with increasing urbanization comes more environmental responsibility for the land. Candace Pollock Rattan Lal
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
12/20/2006 Swine Niche Pork Producer Conference Offered BRYAN-MONTPELIER, Ohio -- Pork producers interested in non-traditional pork markets have the opportunity to attend the Swine Niche Pork Producer Conference Jan. 23 at the Ramada Conference Center in Bryan-Montpelier, Ohio. Candace Pollock Dale Ricker
01/08/2002 Swine Feed Additive A Major Focus at Pork Producer Programs COLUMBUS, Ohio - A swine feed additive that has been shown to increase growth rate, enhance feed efficiency and improve carcass characteristics will be a major topic of discussion at upcoming Ohio State University Extension pork producer programs. Candace Pollock Don Levis, Steve Moeller
10/18/2001 Sweet Corn Production and Management Focus of Ohio State Extension Program PIKETON -- Growers interested in getting the skinny on sweet corn production --from selecting BT varieties to managing insects to effectively marketing the crop -- will have the opportunity to attend a Sweet Corn School to be held on Nov. 16. Candace Pollock Mary Donnell
02/23/2011 SW Ohio Produce Safety Education Rescheduled to April 4 CLAYTON, Ohio -- OSU's Produce Safety Education Program originally scheduled for March 1 in Clayton near Dayton has been rescheduled to April 4 in the same location. Kurt Knebusch Ashley Kulhanek
06/10/2011 Sustainable Fish Farming in Ohio? Tour is June 15 URBANA, Ohio -- Freshwater Farms of Ohio, the state’s largest indoor fish hatchery, will host a free public tour June 15 as part of the 2011 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series. Kurt Knebusch Laura Tiu, Dave Smith
01/23/2012 Sustainable Agriculture: Ohio State Announces On-farm Research Grant Program WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s Sustainable Agriculture Team and Agroecosystems Management Program are now accepting proposals for grants for on-farm research in sustainable agriculture Kurt Knebusch Megan Shoenfelt, Casey Hoy
09/30/2011 Sustainable Ag's Vision in Ohio: Register by Monday (10/3) for Stinner Summit TOLEDO, Ohio -- Registration continues through Monday for Ohio’s fifth annual Stinner Summit, a day devoted to sustainable agriculture and specific new ways to further it. It’s from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on Oct. 7 in Toledo. Kurt Knebusch Megan Shoenfelt
05/05/2010 Survey to Explore Farmers' Risk Management Approaches WOOSTER, Ohio – Using foliar fungicides on corn in the absence of diseases to potentially improve plant health and protect yield is just one new production management approach of many growers across the Midwest, but the risk impacts are not yet well documented. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
09/07/2006 Survey Shows Higher Levels of Concern on Food, Agricultural, Environmental Issues COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohioans' level of concern regarding food and agricultural issues has climbed in the past two years, according to a biannual survey conducted by Ohio State University researchers. Martha Filipic Jeff Sharp
02/02/2005 Survey Says: Ohio Consumers Willing to Pay for Organics COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio consumers are willing to pay a premium for organic foods, but such factors as health, food safety, level of organic ingredients and where buyers shop impact just how much, according to a series of Ohio State University Extension surveys. Candace Pollock Marvin Batte