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09/13/2005 Learn How to Apply for SARE Grants at FSR CARROLLTON, Ohio — Farmers, producers and ranchers, and those who work with these individuals can now apply for a U.S. Department of Agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) grant. Candace Pollock Mike Hogan
09/13/2005 Testing the Best Fungicide Coverage for Soybean Rust WOOSTER, Ohio — Soybean rust may be a manageable disease, but getting effective fungicide coverage with the most efficient equipment and the least amount of cost may turn out to be a challenge. Candace Pollock Erdal Ozkan
09/09/2005 Breeding Project Aims for Larger, Fast-Growing Perch PIKETON, Ohio — The aquacultural world of pond-raised fish is governed mainly by two market demands: fish size and filet quality. An absence of either one could leave individuals in the business floundering. Candace Pollock Geoff Wallat
09/09/2005 Scouting for Soybean Rust Not Over Yet WOOSTER, Ohio — Scouting for soybean rust in Ohio is not quite over yet. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
09/01/2005 Make Food Plan Now for Emergencies COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With clear weather in the forecast, flood warnings from earlier this week might seem like a distant memory. But Ohio State University Extension nutritionist Sharron Coplin said that this is the perfect time to do some menu planning and pantry inventory for emergencies. Martha Filipic Sharron Coplin
08/30/2005 Soybean Defoliators Make Way for Pod Feeders WOOSTER, Ohio — The soybean aphid may be on the downturn from high summer populations, but its diminishment doesn't necessarily mean an end to scouting fields. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
08/29/2005 Internationally Renowned Horticulturist to Visit Chadwick Arboretum COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens is welcoming a new perennial garden this fall with the aid of an internationally renowned horticulturist. Candace Pollock Mary Maloney
08/26/2005 Chow Line: What works for weight loss (for 9/4/05) I’ve been trying to lose weight all year (New Year’s resolution) but keep getting off track, and I’m losing and gaining the same five pounds over and over again. Any ideas? Martha Filipic Lydia Medeiros
08/25/2005 Media Advisory: International Horticulturist to Visit Chadwick Arboretum COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Internationally renown horticulturist Adrian Bloom will visit Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens Sept. 7 to aid in the installation of a new perennial garden. Candace Pollock Mary Maloney
08/24/2005 Gardening Good Therapy for Arthritis Sufferers BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Next to walking, gardening is the most preferred form of exercise for arthritis sufferers, and an Ohio State University Extension program is being developed to help garden lovers get the most out of the experience with the least amount of discomfort. Candace Pollock Deborah Kegelmeyer, Marie Matuszak
08/24/2005 Drought-Stressed Crops May Pose Risks to Livestock COLUMBUS, Ohio — Dry conditions can do more than just put yield limits on corn. Such situations can also be cause for concern for those growers harvesting their crop for silage. Candace Pollock Maurice Eastridge, Peter Thomison
08/24/2005 New Ohio Tax Good for Economy, Economists Say COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new Ohio tax, part of a sweeping tax reform, may bring about what the current tax system has struggled to achieve: boost Ohio's lagging economy. Candace Pollock David Kraybill, Carl Zulauf
08/24/2005 Ohio Military Kids Camps Set for this Fall COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When Ohio’s soldiers are deployed into active duty, they often leave children behind. “I am amazed at how hard the kids take it,” said Dona Leonhard, a graduate associate with Ohio 4-H Youth Development and Operation: Military Kids, a federal program launched in April that targets 20 states with high deployment rates. “The camp we had in July really enlightened me about how stressful a situation it is for these kids.” Martha Filipic Sue Ann Carroll
08/23/2005 Software Increases Chemical Application Accuracy COLUMBUS, Ohio — It is impossible to eliminate spray drift, but a new product developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Ohio State University may aid in keeping chemicals within their intended target. Candace Pollock Erdal Ozkan
08/19/2005 Chow Line: Vitamin K appears vital for bones (for 8/28/05) What does vitamin K do? Martha Filipic Sharron Coplin
08/18/2005 No Soybean Rust? Tuck Fungicides Away for Winter WOOSTER, Ohio — With the need to treat soybean rust now highly unlikely this growing season, the next step for Ohio farmers is to just tuck their fungicides away this winter. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
08/18/2005 Season Remainder Remote for Soybean Rust WOOSTER, Ohio — Worries over soybean rust are now behind Ohio growers. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
08/15/2005 Equine Management Focus of OSU Extension Field Day FINDLAY, Ohio -- Establishing and managing pastures and hay fields for horses is the focus of an upcoming Ohio State University Extension field day. Candace Pollock Gary Wilson
08/12/2005 Family Fundamentals: Do Your Homework When You Invest for Retirement (August 2005) I want to learn more about investing for retirement, but where can I find trustworthy information? Martha Filipic Caezilia Loibl
08/11/2005 Wheat Yields Excelled in 2005 Ohio Performance Test WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio growers are in the midst of selecting wheat varieties for the next growing season, and results from the 2005 Ohio State University Extension Ohio Wheat Performance Test may prove helpful in the decision-making. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
08/11/2005 Food Safety Workshops Target Ohio's Hispanic Workforce BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Ohio State University Extension is offering bilingual training of proper on-farm food handling techniques to mainly aid employers and the growing number of Hispanic workers entering Ohio's workforce. Candace Pollock Francisco Espinoza
08/08/2005 School of Natural Resources Joins University Scholars Program COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University's School of Natural Resources will be launching — through a university-wide program — an opportunity to enhance academic, co-curricular and residential experiences for undergraduate students. Candace Pollock Linda Harlow, Susan Burks
08/03/2005 Grassland/Forages Focus of OSU Extension Event BROWNSVILLE, Ohio -- An extensive aspect of forage production, from management to nutrition to profit, will be the focus of the Ohio State University Extension-sponsored Central Ohio Forage and Grassland Expo. Candace Pollock Howard Siegrist
08/02/2005 Federal Funding May Further Wetlands Research COLUMBUS, Ohio – Congress has its eye on Ohio State University's Olentangy River Wetland Research Park (ORWRP) to continue its research in ecological restoration, as well as to help solve a pollution problem growing in the Gulf of Mexico. Candace Pollock Bill Mitsch
07/29/2005 OSU Extension Event to Bring the Green Industry to NW Ohio TOLEDO, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension, along with a fledgling garden and landscape association, are looking to raise awareness of the green industry in northwest Ohio through an afternoon-driven field day. Candace Pollock Becky McCann
07/29/2005 Ohio May See Record-Breaking Wheat Yields WOOSTER, Ohio — A cool spring and low disease levels have set the stage for potential record-breaking wheat yields in Ohio. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
07/21/2005 Health of Ohio's Corn Crop in Question COLUMBUS, Ohio — One thing that can protect Ohio's corn crop from drought damage is an element that the crop is lacking — ironically, driven by inadequate moisture. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
07/15/2005 Open House to Showcase Chadwick Arboretum COLUMBUS, Ohio — On Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) campus sits a hidden gem of color and beauty splashed across landscapes of horticulture design. Candace Pollock Claudio Pasian, Kathy Burkholder, Mary Maloney
07/15/2005 Berry Farm Fundraiser to Support Ohio State Cancer Research MUTUAL, Ohio — Central Ohio berry lovers have the opportunity to not only eat healthier, but also give back to the science that supports the varied health benefits of the fruit. Candace Pollock Mike Pullins, Sandy Kuhn
07/14/2005 Vinegar Makes Good Organic Herbicide PIKETON, Ohio — A common food product, famous for its smorgasbord of uses in everything from the home to health to lawn care, has been found to be an effective herbicide in vegetable and high-value fruit production. Candace Pollock Rafiq Islam