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04/11/2003 OARDC Researcher, Pioneering Work Honored in Europe WOOSTER, Ohio -- U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan couldn’t attend the March 21 ceremony because of the war in Iraq. But that didn’t prevent Ohio State University researcher Linda Saif from fully enjoying her “once-in-a-lifetime experience” -- receiving an honorary doctorate from Ghent University, one of the most prestigious educational institutions in Europe. Mauricio Espinoza Linda Saif
03/27/2003 Agriculture Attractive But Not So Convenient Terrorist Target COLUMBUS, Ohio — U.S. agriculture may be an attractive target for terrorist groups, but the system’s structure makes it difficult to generate the type of one-time damage seen in the World Trade Center attack. Candace Pollock Luther Tweeten
03/24/2003 A Formula For Higher Pest Resistance in Ornamental Trees WOOSTER, Ohio — Stronger cultivars. Less fertilizers. Less pesticides. These are the three ingredients in a formula developed by Ohio State University researcher Dan Herms to promote higher pest resistance in popular ornamental trees and shrubs. Mauricio Espinoza Dan Herms
03/11/2003 Iraq/Korean Conflicts May Have Different Impacts on Agriculture COLUMBUS, Ohio — Although America’s minds are on Iraq and the potential impacts of war, the agriculture industry should be keeping a close eye on the developments with North Korea, says an Ohio State University agricultural economist. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts
03/11/2003 EORDC Manager Receives Ohio Cattlemen's Award CALDWELL, Ohio — Wayne Shriver is not only the man responsible for the daily operations of the Eastern Ohio Resource and Development Center (EORDC). He’s also the owner of one of the state’s most successful cow-calf operations, which earned him the first-ever Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Commercial Producer of the Year Award. Mauricio Espinoza Ken Scaife
03/07/2003 Chow Line: Work some soy protein into diet (for 3/16/03) I want to incorporate more soy into my diet. Any ideas? Martha Filipic Jaime Ackerman
03/05/2003 OARDC, OSU Extension Join Effort to Fight Ash Pest Found in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio — Scientists with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and Ohio State University Extension are joining a statewide effort to control the spread of a dangerous exotic pest of ash whose presence was confirmed in Ohio Feb. 28. Mauricio Espinoza Dan Herms
02/25/2003 Ohio Bull Test Preview And Sale Coming Up At EORDC CALDWELL, Ohio — If beefing up your cattle operation is one of your priorities this year, the 34th Ohio Bull Test Preview and Sale offers you not one, but 151 purebred ways to do it. Mauricio Espinoza Justin Lahmers
02/20/2003 Be Prepared For High Slug Populations This Season WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio no-till growers may be wrestling with high slug populations again this growing season. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
02/13/2003 Ag. Technology Program Part of Conservation Conference COLUMBUS, Ohio — With agricultural technology changing the way business is conducted, growers and industry professionals are learning to use such materials to improve communication and develop more efficient record keeping. Candace Pollock Nathan Watermeier
02/13/2003 Geospatial Conference Highlights Success of Technology COLUMBUS, Ohio — Learning to use a variety of geospatial technologies and successfully applying them to agriculture and natural resources land use planning and management will be the key focus of an in-depth Ohio geospatial technology conference — the first program of its nature to be held in the United States. Candace Pollock Nathan Watermeier
02/12/2003 Project Comes To The Rescue of Ohio's Agricultural Literature WOOSTER, Ohio — Unique and invaluable publications that convey the history of Ohio’s agriculture and rural life in their brittle pages will be saved from obliteration thanks to a preservation project led by the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). Mauricio Espinoza Connie Britton
02/06/2003 Chow Line: Waxy or mealy? Choose spuds wisely (for 2/16/03) At a holiday dinner, my daughter used russets to make mashed potatoes. I always thought russets were for baking. Am I wrong? Martha Filipic Sharron Coplin
01/13/2003 OARDC Researcher Awarded Honorary Doctorate WOOSTER, Ohio — Linda Saif, a scientist with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Belgium’s Ghent University, one of the most prestigious educational institutions in Europe. Mauricio Espinoza Linda Saif
01/09/2003 Winter Pork Producer Programs Set OTTAWA, Ohio — From swine health issues to reproductive management to nutritional assessments, pork producers and agricultural professionals can get the latest in research and industry-related information at the 2003 Ohio State University Extension Pork Producer Programs. Candace Pollock Dale Ricker
01/03/2003 Researchers Take Close Look at Emerging Corn Virus WOOSTER, Ohio — Maize fine streak virus (MFSV) was first spotted three years ago in a sweet corn field in southwestern Georgia. Since then, scientists with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) have learned enough about the disease to be prepared for its possible spread to the Corn Belt. Mauricio Espinoza Margaret Redinbaugh
12/20/2002 Soybean Trials Show Strength Of Varieties COLUMBUS, Ohio — Like the Ohio Corn Performance Test, results of the 2002 Ohio Soybean Performance Trials are singing the same tune. Those varieties that yielded well under a wet spring and dry summer can tolerate a lot of stress. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
11/22/2002 Management Tips Highlight Dairy Conference COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio dairy producers looking to get the scoop on herd management, farm finances and government programs, as well as information on nearly 20 other dairy topics, can attend the Ohio Dairy Management Conference in December. Candace Pollock Amanda Hargett
11/19/2002 Varying Soil Conditions Can Impact Nutrient Levels WOOSTER, Ohio - This growing season's topsy-turvy weather may have impacted more than crop performance and subsequent yields. Candace Pollock Maurice Watson
11/15/2002 High SCN Populations Reminder To Manage Pest COLUMBUS, Ohio - If a soybean grower is experiencing low yields this season, especially throughout northern Ohio, soybean cyst nematode may be to blame. Candace Pollock Mac Riedel
11/14/2002 Agronomy Meetings Focus On Crop Production Issues COLUMBUS, Ohio - From new guidance system technology to farm safety practices to staying profitable in the face of diseases, insects and drought, Ohio growers can get the scoop on the latest crop production issues through upcoming Ohio Regional Agronomy Meetings. Candace Pollock Greg LaBarge
11/12/2002 Ohio Peach Industry Peachy Keen COLUMBUS, Ohio - Peaches may very well be one of Ohio agriculture's best-kept secrets. Candace Pollock Dick Funt
11/06/2002 Viburnum Chewer Makes Its Way Into Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio --Ohio landscapers, nursery managers and home gardeners should begin examining their viburnums a little closer. A new exotic pest has just arrived in town --and it’s hungry for the popular woody ornamentals. Mauricio Espinoza Dan Herms
11/05/2002 Some Woodland Plants Are Made In The Shade COLUMBUS, Ohio - A little shade goes a long way in the growth and marketing of some woody plants. Candace Pollock Martin Quigley
11/05/2002 Humane Society Recognizes Animal Sciences Course COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio State University animal sciences course has been recognized by the Humane Society of the United States for its focus on animal welfare issues. Candace Pollock Jeanne Osborne
10/31/2002 Media Advisory: Animal Sciences Course Recognized COLUMBUS, Ohio - An Ohio State University Department of Animal Sciences course is being recognized by the Humane Society of the United States for its focus on animal welfare issues. Candace Pollock Jeanne Osborne
10/29/2002 Hog Industry Issues Addressed At Upcoming Conference COLUMBUS, Ohio - U.S. hog producers have experienced a dismal year in profits, with a massive sell-off spurred by low pork prices, high corn prices and fluxes in international markets. And the industry outlook going into 2003 doesn't look much better. Candace Pollock Brian Roe
10/29/2002 Emphasis On Food Safety Possible Through New Grant BOWLING GREEN, Ohio - Driven by customer demand and personal responsibility, many U.S. fruit and vegetable growers are stepping up their food safety practices through improved methods of production, harvesting and post-harvest handling. Candace Pollock Mary Donnell
10/22/2002 Fall Sampling Helps Assess Spring Slug Populations WOOSTER, Ohio - For no-till growers with a history of slug problems, fall is the time to sample fields to help determine spring populations. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
10/21/2002 Woolly Bear Winter Prediction Not Science, But Fun COLUMBUS, Ohio - The exit of summer always ushers in Fall familiarities - apple cider, pumpkins, changing landscapes and the site of nature's most recognizable caterpillar: the woolly bear. Candace Pollock Barbara Bloetscher

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