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05/07/2002 Biotechnology Consortium Seeks to Improve Ohio's Agricultural Industries COLUMBUS, Ohio - In recent years, biotechnology has largely been associated with genetically modified organisms (GMOs), genetically engineered organisms (GEOs), or some other form of cross breeding or genetic alteration. Candace Pollock Terry Graham
03/06/2002 Nematode Species Effective Biological Control of Slugs WOOSTER, Ohio - A common European nematode has been found to be an effective parasite of grey garden slugs, and Ohio State University researchers are hoping to find the species in the United States or Canada for use as a biological control. Candace Pollock Parwinder Grewal
03/06/2002 Proposed Research Facility to Focus on Plant/Animal Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio - Processing and health problems associated with pathogenic organisms cost the food industry $8.5 billion a year. Candace Pollock Mo Saif, Sally Miller
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
11/07/2007 Solutions Offered to Continuous Corn Issues at No-Till Conference COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio no-till growers practicing continuous corn production face issues normally remedied with crop rotation. Overcoming production issues with corn-after-corn management will be addressed during the Ohio No-Till Conference, Dec. 4. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
09/01/2004 Eyeing Ag. Technology at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Agricultural technologies are becoming more varied and more affordable, and growers at Farm Science Review will have the opportunity to view equipment and techniques that best suit their farming needs. Candace Pollock Matt Sullivan, Reza Ehsani
05/27/2010 OSU Outreach Program Teaches Central Ohio Youth About Agriculture COLUMBUS, Ohio – George Keeney, manager of Ohio State University's Insectary in the Department of Entomology, pulls an insect from a clear plastic container for a group of attentive fourth-and fifth-grade students. Candace Pollock Leslie Risch, Micki Zartman
08/19/2008 Manage Your Woodland as Food for Wildlife at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Landowners interested in sustaining area wildlife for conservation, hunting, or just for observation can learn how to manage their wooded areas as a long-term food source at this year's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Dave Apsley
11/25/2008 OSU Extension to Offer Grain Marketing Course NEWARK, Ohio -- To help agribusinesses and producers make more sound grain marketing decisions and more thorough production, marketing and financial plans, Ohio State University Extension, in conjunction with the OSU-Newark Campus, is offering an 11-week course on agricultural futures and options. Candace Pollock Dean Baldwin, Howard Siegrist
09/28/2006 Floriculture Visiting Chair Promotes University Presence in Industry WOOSTER, Ohio -- With floriculture production in Ohio a growing $180 million industry and ranked 6th in the nation, it takes the commitment and expertise of the Ohio State University Floriculture Program to keep the university at the top of floriculture Extension, education, and research. The D.C. Kiplinger Chair in Floriculture helps make this happen. Candace Pollock Michelle Jones
09/09/2009 Learn How to Manage the Silent Robber of Soybean Yields at FSR LONDON, Ohio -- Pests of both the rare and the familiar will be part of the C. Wayne Ellett Plant and Pest Diagnostic Clinic activities during Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Nancy Taylor
08/27/2007 Learn More About Ag Law Policies at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- The cases, codes and regulations of agriculture law can be confusing and easily misunderstood. Ohio State University's Farm Science Review will be the place where the complexities of zoning, nuisance laws and liability issues are unraveled. Candace Pollock Peggy Hall
12/10/2001 Fields Should Be Tested For Soybean Cyst Nematode COLUMBUS, Ohio - Soybean growers should be testing soil samples to determine the presence of soybean cyst nematode, a small round worm that can cause severe yield losses. Candace Pollock Mac Riedel
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
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
09/11/2007 OSU Extension to Host an Organic Poultry Program COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension will be hosting an organic poultry production program via videoconference on Sept. 20 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Candace Pollock Mike Hogan
04/06/2010 Last Year's Moldy Corn Problems Could Carry into 2010 Growing Season WOOSTER, Ohio – With corn still in the bins and spring bringing warmer temperatures, growers may not be out of the woods just yet when it comes to moldy grain and mycotoxin problems. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Pierce Paul
06/17/2008 Some Blackberry Varieties Make Bramble Production Easier PIKETON, Ohio -- Blackberries are a popular, high-value fruit crop for Ohio growers looking to produce a niche agricultural product. But getting the most out of the crop requires intensive inputs and high maintenance. Ohio State University Extension horticulturists are evaluating cultivars that may make production easier. Candace Pollock Shawn Wright
05/28/2002 Ohio Farm Bureau Member To Be Honored COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University animal science faculty is honoring a member of the Ohio Farm Bureau for his contributions to the animal agricultural industry. Candace Pollock Keith Irvin
09/03/2008 Dry Weather Inviting Soybean Pests WOOSTER, Ohio -- Abnormally dry conditions continue to plague Ohio, and lack of rain has been inviting pest problems for the state's soybean crop. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance, Ron Hammond
06/23/2006 A Snapshot of Migration: How one Mexican village is benefiting from its impacts SAN MIGUEL ACUEXCÓMAC, Mexico -- While the debate over immigration rages in the United States, its impact is providing one Mexican village a sense of community pride, self-identity and the means to survive under waning local resources and employment opportunities. Candace Pollock Fernando Manzo-Ramos
07/16/2009 Emerging Pest Gaining Foothold in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio – An emerging corn pest, first found in Ohio in 2006, continues to increase in numbers, and Ohio State University Extension entomologists are striving to educate farmers on identification and management before it causes any significant damage. Candace Pollock Andy Michel
06/27/2007 Producers Facing Hay Shortage, But Forage Options Aplenty COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio producers may be facing a hay shortage this season due to dry conditions, but other forage and grazing alternatives exist to feed livestock. Candace Pollock Steve Boyles
09/12/2001 Best Time to Harvest Corn a Guessing Game COLUMBUS, Ohio - From too much rain to not enough, to threatening diseases, uneven fields and early season cold injury, the performance of Ohio's corn crop has remained an uncertainty for growers all season. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
05/27/2005 Career Choice of Researcher a Benefit to Millions COLUMBUS, Ohio — Rattan Lal's education in agriculture—soil science more specifically—was more about opportunity than design, but his years of research contributions have changed farming for millions worldwide. Candace Pollock Jerry Bigham, Rattan Lal
05/22/2006 Soybean Rust Predicted to Hit Ohio, But When? WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio growers are likely to see soybean rust this year, says an Ohio State University Extension and research plant pathologist. But the question remains whether the disease will show up early enough to have any impact on the crop. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
01/25/2010 Moldy Grain, Vomitoxin Contamination Putting a Damper on Record Ohio Corn Yields WOOSTER, Ohio – Ohio corn growers may have relished record corn yields in 2009 – with a state average of 174 bushels per acre – but grain quality is turning out to be a different story. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
04/14/2008 Researchers Exploring Ways to Convert Manure Gas into Fertilizer COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Many farmers are looking to manure application for their fertility needs as a way of combating high commercial fertilizer costs. Now new strides in technology may soon make it possible to capture and recycle gas emissions from livestock waste as an additional source of natural fertilizer, while at the same time improving the environment. Candace Pollock Lingying Zhao
07/23/2002 Waterman Field Day Includes Facility Dedication COLUMBUS, Ohio - Summer is nearly half over; gardeners and farmers will soon be reaping the benefits of all their hard work. The public is invited on August 8 to see the hard work that has been done at the Ohio State University Waterman Agricultural and Natural Resources Lab with a field day and open house of a new lab facility. Candace Pollock Mark Schmittgen
09/24/2010 Farm Science Review Competes with Heat and Early Harvest, But Show Still a Success LONDON, Ohio – Early corn harvest and hot weather translated into a smaller Farm Science Review crowd compared to recent years, but show organizers are still extremely pleased with the turnout. Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble

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