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08/08/2001 New Precision Agriculture Device Provides Clues to Crop Health LONDON, Ohio -- Growers may be able to determine the overall health of their crop by measuring plant growth rate throughout the season. Candace Pollock Reza Ehsani
03/02/2010 Cheese May Help Struggling Dairies. OSU Extension Cheese-Making Workshop is Back WINDSOR, Ohio – Ohio State University Extension's popular cheese-making workshop is back. Candace Pollock David Marrison
10/01/2002 Heat/Diseases Blamed For Drop In Pumpkin Yields COLUMBUS, Ohio - Microdochium blight, a little-known fungal disease that cosmetically destroys pumpkins, is rearing its ugly head again this year throughout parts of Ohio. Candace Pollock Mac Riedel
02/26/2007 Know Soil Nutrient Needs for Best Continuous Corn Management WOOSTER, Ohio – Knowing a soil's nutrient levels increases options for fertility management and can help maintain productivity in a continuous corn operation. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
02/05/2009 Ohio Corn Yields Take a Tumble in 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A wet spring, dry summer and a hurricane in the fall dragged down Ohio corn yields, but it could have been worse, according to an Ohio State University Extension agronomist. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
02/11/2005 Precision Ag a Tool for Soybean Rust ADA, Ohio — Precision agriculture, which can aid growers in tracking the development and progression of crop insects and diseases, may also prove to be an effective tool when it comes to soybean rust. Candace Pollock Harold Watters
02/02/2006 Slice Your On-Farm Fuel Bill with These Simple Tips COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With diesel prices on the rise -- up nearly 50 cents from this time last year and a dollar higher than in 2004 -- a little bit of savings can go a long way when it comes to taking steps to conserve fuel on the farm. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
03/07/2008 OSU Extension Specialists Exploring Greenhouse Technology in Israel COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension horticulture and green industry specialists, along with other Ohio industry professionals, will explore new technologies, ideas and opportunities with Israel through the Ohio Green Industry Technological and Trade Mission. Candace Pollock Brad Bergefurd, Denise Ellsworth
05/01/2001 "Learning Garden" Teaches Landscaping Skills COLUMBUS, Ohio - Anyone seeking basic landscape garden design skills or wanting a new look to an existing layout can get hands-on experience at BioHio 2001. Candace Pollock Michael Knee
03/26/2002 Deep Tillage May Be of Value in Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio - Deep tillage, also known as subsoiling, may be beneficial in alleviating soil compaction and improving crop yields. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
11/24/2009 Ohio Growers Facing Compaction Harvesting in Wet Soils COLUMBUS, Ohio – Many Ohio corn and soybean growers are harvesting record crops. However, they may be facing compaction issues because of saturated soils at harvest. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
09/01/2010 New Additions of Universal Design Exhibit Showcased at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Homeowners interested in designing their living spaces to last a lifetime can learn about the user-friendly approach of Universal Design at Farm Science Review. Visitors to the Universal Design (UD) exhibit this year can investigate a new laundry room and garage/farm shop in addition to the original kitchen and bath exhibit. Candace Pollock Pat Holmes
10/06/2004 Media Advisory: Ohio State Wetlands Complex to be Dedicated COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The final stages of Ohio State University's "Buckeye Swamp" will culminate with the dedication of the wetlands teaching, research and service complex on Oct. 8. Candace Pollock Karen Frees
11/06/2006 Agricultural Economics Outlook Meetings Set COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics (AEDE) is once again holding its Fall 2006/Winter 2007 Policy and Outlook Program. Candace Pollock Stan Ernst
10/23/2008 Learn How to Keep Deer From Eating Your Profits at OSU Extension Workshop PIKETON, Ohio -- A new deer exclusion fence surrounding the field crop plots and fruit and vegetable research trials at OSU South Centers at Piketon will be at the center of a workshop to educate producers and landowners about the best solutions for protecting their land and crops from deer damage. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser
08/18/2009 Learn Safety on the Farm at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Grain storage and handling can be fatal if the proper safety precautions are not followed. This year's Ohio State University Farm Science Review will be the site of agricultural grain rescue demonstrations to emphasize the importance of following these precautions when working with grain. Candace Pollock Dee Jepsen
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
12/20/2007 From Sports to the Workplace, Leadership Can Propel Success COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When the Ohio State University Buckeyes take to the field for the BCS National Championship on January 7, fans will be entertained to more than just a football game. They'll see teamwork, integrity, community and respect -- aspects of leadership skills that have led to success. And it's a model that anybody can follow. Candace Pollock Jeff King
01/08/2002 Shrub Rose Versatility Appealing to Flower-Lovers WOOSTER, Ohio - If you ask somebody to name their favorite flower, they will most likely tell you the rose. Candace Pollock Gary Anderson
07/07/2010 Feeding Wheat Grain to Livestock? Get it Tested for Vomitoxin First COLUMBUS, Ohio – In a year when overly wet conditions and a head scab outbreak are significantly impacting Ohio's wheat crop, there is no room for assumptions that grain is toxin-free and safe to feed to livestock. Candace Pollock Bill Shulaw, Pierce Paul, Stan Smith
10/27/2010 Four-Season High Tunnel Workshop Offered BELLVILLE, Ohio – Farmers, vegetable producers and other individuals interested in expanding high tunnel production have the opportunity to attend a "Four-Season High Tunnel Workshop" on Dec. 14 in Bellville, Ohio. Candace Pollock Matt Kleinhenz
04/22/2004 Follow Good Practices When Planting Corn COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio corn growers may be itching to get their crop in the ground, but they should keep a few guidelines in mind before rushing to plant to ensure maximum yields. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
08/11/2006 Bad News for Growers: Too Much Wheat Means Low Prices COLUMBUS, Ohio -- In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice, there is. For Ohio wheat growers, this "Yogism" could not be closer to the truth. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts
08/03/2007 Corn Production Focus of FSR Certified Crop Advisors Program LONDON, Ohio -- Between this year's drought and the demand for ethanol, growing and managing corn has been a challenge for growers. From balancing nutrients to managing disease, corn production will be the topic of discussion at the Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) College being held at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Harold Watters
09/21/2009 Let Farm Science Review Be Your 2009 'Bale' Out COLUMBUS, Ohio – Farm Science Review, Ohio State University's premiere annual farm show, has been described as a potpourri of the latest and greatest in the agriculture industry. Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble, Matt Sullivan
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
10/17/2007 Master Gardeners Honored for Their Horticulture Efforts COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension Master Gardener volunteers were honored recently for their hard work and dedication in educating Ohioans about horticulture and spreading a love for gardening through activities and programs. Candace Pollock Pam Bennett
07/22/2008 Education at Farm Science Review to Include Ohio State University Regional Campuses LONDON, Ohio -- The Ohio State University regional campuses of Newark, Marion, Mansfield and Lima will have a presence for the first time at this year's Farm Science Review to attract some of the more than 5,000 high school students who visit the show. Candace Pollock Jill Tyson
10/17/2001 Farmers Shouldn't Delay in Planting Wheat WOOSTER, Ohio - A late soybean harvest in some parts of Ohio has delayed winter wheat planting, causing concern that farmers may have difficulty in establishing a good crop if planting occurs too far beyond the Hessian fly-free date. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
05/10/2010 Granddaughter of Norman Borlaug to Visit Scarlet and Gray Ag Day COLUMBUS, Ohio – The legacy of Norman Borlaug -- agronomist, humanitarian, and Nobel Peace Prize winner -- continues at Ohio State University's Micki Zartman Scarlet and Gray Ag Day on May 21. Candace Pollock Leslie Risch

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