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11/18/2005 School of Natural Resources Changes Name COLUMBUS, Ohio — An academic division of Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has taken on a new look in the form of a new name. Candace Pollock Jerry Bigham
11/18/2005 Chow Line: Wheat berries tasty, nutritious (for 11/27/05) I recently went to a function where they served a wheat berry salad. I thought it would have berries in it, but then I realized "wheat berry" is one thing, not two. What are wheat berries? Martha Filipic Jaime Foster
11/17/2005 Agricultural Tax Issues Workshop Announced COLUMBUS, Ohio — Tax practitioners with an interest in farm income taxes have the opportunity to attend a one-day farm tax workshop being offered on Dec. 16. Candace Pollock Warren Lee
11/17/2005 X-ray Technology Improves Seed Assessment COLUMBUS, Ohio — The delicate nature of promoting the use of ornamental plant germplasm and preserving seed for the future lies in time and accuracy. The quicker, more efficient the process, the more beneficial it is to the floriculture industry. Candace Pollock David Tay, Susan Stieve
11/17/2005 Research Determining Best Time to Subsoil COLUMBUS, Ohio — To capitalize on the benefits of deep tillage, also known as subsoiling, when the technique is performed may be just as important as how and where it's practiced. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
11/16/2005 Get Started in Aquaculture at OAA Conference PIKETON, Ohio -- Learn the ins and outs of Ohio's aquaculture industry and how to get started in the business by attending the Ohio Aquaculture Association's Annual Conference and Banquet. Candace Pollock Christina Leighfield
11/15/2005 Ohio No-Till Conference Focuses on Fertility, Soil Management PLAIN CITY, Ohio -- Fertility and soil management topics highlight the annual Ohio No-Till Conference, being held Dec. 6 at Der Dutchman Restaurant in Plain City, Ohio. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
11/14/2005 Ag and the Arts Celebration Nov. 19-20 SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- A lifetime of work and family on the farm is culminating into a weekend of music and art in celebration of a true American heritage: agriculture. Candace Pollock Denny Hall
11/09/2005 Store Now, Sell Later for the Best Grain Profits COLUMBUS, Ohio — Stockpiling rather than selling appears to be the growing trend for grain producers looking to get the best deal from their corn crop. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts
11/08/2005 Family Fundamentals: Happy Holidays? Cope with Stress, Tension I’m dreading the holidays. Something always happens and I usually become very upset. Is there anything I can do to de-stress and actually enjoy myself this year? Martha Filipic Ted Futris
11/07/2005 Extending the Life of Flowering Plants at the Molecular Level WOOSTER, Ohio — Flowering plants are most eye-catching when healthy and in full-bloom vigor. But something always happens to them in the pot at the nursery or in the vase on someone's kitchen table —leaves wilt; the blooms eventually die. And for many, this death tends to occur sooner rather than later. Candace Pollock Michelle Jones
11/07/2005 Ohio State Extension Offering Feedlot Management School MT. VERNON, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension is offering feedlot operators and cattle producers an educational opportunity to increase their knowledge of feedlot management. Candace Pollock Jeff McCutcheon
11/04/2005 Ways to Cut Winter Heating Costs Plentiful COLUMBUS, Ohio —With mountains of debt already weighing heavy on the wallet, potentially high heating bills this winter could put an even tighter chokehold on a consumer's strapped budget. Candace Pollock Susan Shockey
11/03/2005 Herbicide and Mulch Combo Superior Method of Weed Control COLUMBUS, Ohio — The challenges of weed control in the nursery and landscape industries just got easier and less expensive. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
10/28/2005 Delaying Corn Harvest Could Affect Yields COLUMBUS, Ohio — Low grain prices, unfavorable weather and hurricane-related transportation issues have some Ohio growers dragging their feet with corn harvest. But any further delay could cause severe stalk lodging and subsequent yield losses. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison, Pierce Paul
10/21/2005 Late-Planted Wheat May Struggle This Winter WOOSTER, Ohio — About a quarter of Ohio's wheat crop will be planted later than the recommended planting date, increasing the risk of winter kills, poor stand quality and minimal tiller development. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
10/18/2005 Producers Be Aware: Some Forages Toxic to Livestock COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio producers who graze their livestock on sorghum, sudangrass or sorghum-sudangrass crosses should keep in mind toxicity issues associated with the forages. Candace Pollock Steve Boyles
10/18/2005 OSU Economists: Radical Changes for New Farm Bill COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A recent U.S. proposal to reduce farm subsidies to enliven World Trade Organization (WTO) negotiations may have implications for the 2007 Farm Bill, say Ohio State University agricultural economists. Candace Pollock Carl Zulauf, Luther Tweeten
10/13/2005 Growers to See Changes in Nitrogen Application Recommendations WOOSTER, Ohio — Nitrogen application recommendations for Midwest farmers will soon be changing, mainly driven by a need to be more cost efficient as fertilizer prices continue to rise. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
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
10/05/2005 For the Most Out of Soybeans, Don't Sit on Harvest COLUMBUS, Ohio — If there's one thing soybean growers can do to get the most out of their drought-stressed crop, it's harvest as soon as the beans reach optimum moisture levels. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
10/04/2005 Coal-Burning Byproduct Has Agricultural Use WOOSTER, Ohio — Synthetic gypsum, a byproduct of burning coal, may have use in agriculture as a fertilizer and soil amendment, according to Ohio State University researchers. Candace Pollock Warren Dick
09/27/2005 Chadwick Arboretum Blooming With New Garden COLUMBUS, Ohio — Adrian Bloom, an internationally renowned horticulturist who has spent 30 years incorporating his blend of perennials, woody plants and grasses in gardens throughout England and North America, has left his mark on Ohio State University. Candace Pollock Mary Maloney
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
09/27/2005 Ohio State Leads Nation in Animal Welfare Education COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University, through a unique international collaboration, is striving to become the premier university in the nation on animal welfare education. Candace Pollock James Kinder, Paul Hemsworth
09/19/2005 Using Optical Sensors to Improve Nitrogen Management WOOSTER, Ohio — Nitrogen management is probably the single most variable production input growers face in agriculture, and with the continued increase in fertilizer costs, application efficiency is becoming increasingly important. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
09/16/2005 Ohio's Corn Benefited Little from Hurricane Katrina COLUMBUS, Ohio — Rain from the remnants of Hurricane Katrina arrived too late to benefit most of Ohio's drought-stressed corn crop. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
09/15/2005 OARDC Receives NorTech Innovation Award for Bio-energy Initiative WOOSTER, Ohio — The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) is looking for new ways to meet the energy challenges currently facing the United States from a very unusual source — waste generated by farming and food-processing operations. Mauricio Espinoza Floyd Schanbacher
09/15/2005 Triway, Wooster Grads Earn OARDC Family Scholarship Awards WOOSTER, Ohio — Gwen Chamberlain and Kristen Jackwood have received the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) 2005 Family Scholarship Awards. Kurt Knebusch OARDC Human Resources office
09/15/2005 Soybean Rust Manual Available at FSR LONDON, Ohio -- Soybean rust may be confined to the southern United States, but that doesn't mean Ohio and other Midwest soybean growers should forget about the disease and how to manage it. A soybean rust manual, "Using Foliar Fungicides to Manage Soybean Rust," is a valuable tool designed to help walk growers through disease identification and proper fungicide applications. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance

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