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06/13/2005 Soybean Rust Moving Slower than Predicted WOOSTER, Ohio — Soybean rust is moving northward from the southern United States much slower than predicted, but Ohio's soybean crop may not be out of the woods yet. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
06/14/2005 Soybean Rust-Labeled Fungicides Not Worth It for Other Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio — In the interim of soybean rust's potential arrival to Ohio, growers may be compelled to use fungicides labeled for rust to control other soybean foliar diseases. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
06/25/2007 Frogeye, Not Rust, Found in Ohio Soybean Sentinel Plots WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University's soybean sentinel plot program, established in 2005 to track soybean rust (still a no-show in Ohio), is fulfilling its purpose as the first line of defense against more immediate, threatening diseases. One of those is frogeye leaf spot. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
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
05/29/2002 Choose Fields Wisely If Switching to Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio - Growers contemplating switching their acreage from corn to soybeans should carefully choose which fields to make the transition. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
11/15/2001 Disease-Resistant Genes in Soybean Cultivars Losing Effectiveness Against Root Rot WOOSTER, Ohio - A disease responsible for severe soybean production losses is adapting to soybean cultivars planted in Ohio fields. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
05/27/2010 Scout Soybean Fields for Water-Borne Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio soybean growers should be keeping an eye on their crop for water-borne diseases that may have cropped up during the recent heavy rains. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
03/28/2005 Brazil Experiences with Rust Offer Insight for U.S. Growers WOOSTER, Ohio — First-hand observations of soybean rust in Brazilian soybean fields are telling Ohio State University plant pathologists one thing: that with diligent scouting, timing of fungicide applications and a blessing from Mother Nature, the disease is easily manageable. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
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
10/08/2003 Thumbs-Up for Crops Despite Performance Challenges COLUMBUS, Ohio — With late plantings, excessive rainfall, a myriad of insects and diseases and poor plant development, it seemed Ohio corn and soybean growers would be throwing in the towel on another disappointing season. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
10/09/2009 Phomopsis Seed Rot Showing Up in Ohio Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio – Phomopsis seed decay is now showing up in some soybean fields in Ohio. The disease, which causes cracked, shriveled, moldy seed, impacts yield and reduces seed quality and grade. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
10/28/2010 Variety Selection/Seed Treatments Key to Managing Soybean Pathogens WOOSTER, Ohio – With soybean harvest nearly complete, now's the time to be thinking about choosing the right soybean varieties for next season to help manage the myriad of diseases and pests that can impact the crop. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
06/30/2006 Soybean Rust Development Stalled WOOSTER, Ohio -- Thanks to drought conditions in the southeastern United States, soybean rust has stalled in its march northward to Ohio. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
07/11/2001 New Soybean Varieties Show Resistance to Root Rot WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio State University researchers have identified new soybean varieties that exhibit both partial and complete resistance to Phytophthora sojae, a pathogen responsible for severe production losses. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
07/27/2009 Soybean Rust Risk in Ohio Low WOOSTER, Ohio – The risk for soybean rust on Ohio's soybean crop is low and, once again, the crop may escape the disease. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
05/07/2009 New Pythium Species Isolated In Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio -- A new species of Pythium, a water mold that attacks soybeans and corn in saturated soils, has been identified in Ohio. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
04/19/2010 Follow Guidelines When Planting Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio – With Ohio growers projected to increase their soybean acreage this growing season – 50,000 more acres than last year—some planting cautions are in order, says an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
07/13/2005 Soybean Rust Infections Remain Low WOOSTER, Ohio — Depending on what the remnants of Tropical Depression Dennis has in store for Ohio, incidences of soybean rust may remain very low for the next month. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
03/01/2012 Seed Selection Key to Managing Soybean Disease, Achieving High Yields COLUMBUS, Ohio --As spring planting season approaches, soybean growers should be aware that one of the best ways to manage soybean disease is to make sure they plant the right varieties for their fields, said an Ohio State University Extension soybean expert. Tracy Turner Anne Dorrance
04/08/2008 Managing Soybean Seed Supply When Quality Comes into Question WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio soybean growers, their sights set on increasing soybean acreage this year, may face crop production challenges due to less than optimum seed quality. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
07/29/2009 OSU Plant Pathologist Awarded for Excellence in Extension Outreach and Education WOOSTER, Ohio – An Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist has been awarded the American Phytopathological Society Excellence in Extension Award, in part for furthering national educational efforts on soybean rust. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
11/17/2011 Kudzu Presents Problems, Not Yet Running Rampant in the North WOOSTER, Ohio – An invasive species synonymous with the South has taken root in the Eastern Corn Belt, but according to Ohio State University Extension field crop pathologist Anne Dorrance, it doesn’t yet present quite the headaches for farmers above the Mason-Dixon Line as it has below. Andy Vance Anne Dorrance
03/16/2009 Look to Field History When Planting Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio -- When it comes to preparing Ohio soybeans, one of the best sources of information growers can use to make planting decisions is right beneath their feet -- the field's history. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
02/15/2010 Get the Latest on Sudden Death Syndrome at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference ADA, Ohio – Sudden death syndrome, a soybean disease once confined to just northern areas of Ohio, is now commonly found as far south as the Ohio River. Farmers attending the Ohio State University Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference in February will get the latest information about the disease and ways they can manage it. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
06/17/2010 Soybean Rust Confirmed in Southern U.S., But Little Threat to Ohio Crop WOOSTER, Ohio – Soybean rust has been reported on soybeans in the southern United States for the first time this year, but it's unlikely that Ohio soybean growers will have to worry about the disease this growing season. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
07/15/2002 Increasing Stresses Could Impact Soybean Yields WOOSTER, Ohio - Ohio's soybean crop may be hard-pressed to deliver this growing season. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
06/22/2010 Soybean Growers: Keep an Eye Out for White Mold WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio soybean growers may not have to worry about soybean rust, but they should be keeping their eyes out for potential white mold developments. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
03/03/2011 Online Watershed Academy Begins March 28 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A broad range of professionals and community volunteers are involved in watershed planning and management in Ohio. Those who want to take a leadership role will want to enroll in the 2011 Ohio Watershed Academy, offered by Ohio State University Extension March 28 to May 31. Martha Filipic Anne Baird, Joe Bonnell
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
10/14/2010 Variable SCN Counts May Change the Way Farmers Sample Fields WOOSTER, Ohio – It's that time of year to sample fields for soybean cyst nematode, and new Ohio State University research is indicating that soybean producers may need to double up their efforts to analyze soil for eggs. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance

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