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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
04/30/2010 Third Frontier Assists Appalachia Ohio Businesses Through TechGrowth Ohio PIKETON, Ohio – An engine that runs on heated air, a gluten-free bread product, a new method to pasteurize eggs – all are ideas or new technology of Ohio businesses and entrepreneurs brought to fruition by the Ohio Third Frontier program. Candace Pollock Chad McDowell, Meagan Barnes
12/08/2008 Yields All Over the Board in Ohio Corn Performance Trials COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Summer drought and Hurricane Ike produced a mix of high and low yielding test sites in the Ohio State University Corn Performance Trials. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
09/15/2009 New Pest Found in Ohio Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio – A new pest has been identified in Ohio soybeans, but whether or not its presence will be a problem remains to be seen. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
10/03/2006 Perplexing Worm Behavior May Play Role in Weed Survival COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Common nightcrawlers, earthworms used for fish bait or seen squirming along sidewalks after a heavy rain, have been found to play a role in weed survival by seeking out and "collecting" seed, according to Ohio State University research. Candace Pollock Emilie Regnier
08/27/2007 OSU Extension to Host SARE Grant Workshop COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension will be hosting a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) application workshop for individuals interested in applying for the 2007 North Central Region Farmer and Rancher Grant Program. Candace Pollock Mike Hogan
02/25/2008 Ag Economist Analyzes Farm Bill at Upcoming Farm Forum COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As the 2008 Farm Bill draws closer to finality, one thing is certain: its fate is an uncertainty. Candace Pollock Carl Zulauf
05/03/2002 Busy Soil Microbes Provide Macro Field Benefits WOOSTER, Ohio - Adding organic amendments to agricultural fields stimulates soil microbial activity, which in turn may reduce root diseases and promote overall plant health. Candace Pollock Brian McSpadden Gardener, Fred Michel, Harry Hoitink
10/15/2002 Dry Weather Boosting Apple Quality COLUMBUS, Ohio - The growing season's dry weather may have hurt some crops, like corn and soybeans, but has done wonders for Ohio's apples. Candace Pollock Dick Funt
03/06/2002 Extension Program to Broaden Knowledge of Geospatial Technology COLUMBUS, Ohio - From Lake Erie in northern Ohio to Appalachia in the south and farms, wetlands, forests and cities in between, Ohio boasts unique environments that offer the opportunity to use geospatial technology to effectively manage them. Candace Pollock Brian Slater, Nathan Watermeier
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
02/17/2010 Get Corn Production Tips from the Experts at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference ADA, Ohio – From achieving 300 bushel-per-acre corn, to choosing the right hybrids, to managing production challenges, attendees of the Ohio State University Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference will learn what it takes to grow a successful crop. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
09/08/2008 Be a Part of Ohio's Grape/Wine Industries. Learn How at Farm Science Review. LONDON, Ohio -- Over 750,000 gallons of wine were produced from Ohio's 2,200 acres of vineyards last year, and with demand outstripping supply, interested producers can learn what it takes to establish their own vineyard at this year's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Maurus Brown
07/21/2009 Take a Walk Through Corn's History at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- The evolution of corn in North America, spanning about 1,000 years, will be part of a new exhibit at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Jonah Johnson
06/26/2006 Management Strategies Focus of CCA Event at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Managing pesky weeds, understanding nitrogen rates, improving soybean management and effectively applying manure will be the topics of interest at the Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) College being held at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Harold Watters
07/03/2007 Late-Planted Oats an Option When Short on Feed LANCASTER, Ohio -- Oats, traditionally grown in the spring as a grain crop, can also be planted in the summer as a late season forage, providing a feed alternative for livestock producers short on hay or pasture. Candace Pollock Curt Stivison, Stan Smith
12/03/2007 OSU Nursery Short Course/CENTS Highlights Ohio Green Industry COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The rich tradition of green industry educational opportunities and trade show exhibits returns to the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio, in January. Candace Pollock Cheryl Cuthbert
09/14/2004 Don't Let Late Soybean Harvest Slow Down Wheat Preparation WOOSTER, Ohio — Late soybean harvest may impact Ohio wheat planting, but growers should take steps to prepare for next season's crop, nonetheless. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
12/18/2001 OSU Extension to Hold Scrapie Eradication Programs COLUMBUS, Ohio - Producers who have questions or concerns regarding the United States Department of Agriculture's new regulations for sheep and goat identification will have the opportunity to attend one of seven Ohio State University Extension/USDA-sponsored programs in January and February. Candace Pollock Bill Shulaw
03/15/2005 Ohio Weed May Be Useful Forage Product COLUMBUS, Ohio — A common weed in Ohio may be effective in forage production, especially if mixed with other pasture species. Candace Pollock David Barker
11/18/2009 OSU Soil Scientist Lends His Expertise for Al Gore's New Book COLUMBUS, Ohio – An internationally renown Ohio State University soil scientist has offered his expertise in carbon sequestration and soil management for a new book authored by Nobel Peace Prize winner and former Vice President Al Gore. Candace Pollock Rattan Lal
03/08/2006 Economist: Demand, Not Supply Driving High Fuel Prices COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Strong global demand rather than a shortage of supply stateside is what is driving the high costs of gasoline, says an Ohio State University Extension economist. Candace Pollock Matthew Roberts
08/24/2010 Biodigester That Turns Manure into Methane Demonstrated at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Farmers interested in alternative energy technologies for the farm can learn more about the small-scale biodigester developed by Ohio State University ecological engineers. The technology will be demonstrated at Farm Science Review, Sept. 21-23 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Candace Pollock Jay Martin
03/16/2006 Growers Not Limited to One Sprayer Option for Soybean Rust COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When it comes to managing soybean rust with fungicides, a number of application options that provide effective coverage are available to growers. Candace Pollock Erdal Ozkan
08/26/2010 Grow Backyard Fruits at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- With the downturn in the economy and the move toward healthier, locally produced foods, more Ohio homeowners are interested in growing their own backyard fruits. They'll be happy to learn that it isn't hard to get started and they can learn how at Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Gary Gao
11/04/2003 Upswing in Market Prices May Benefit Ohio Growers COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio soybean growers who managed to weather the lashings Mother Nature gave their crop in the form of rain and diseases are reaping the benefits of record yields and high harvest prices. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts
05/06/2009 Ohio State University Furthering Economic Development Efforts in West Africa COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University is among a small group of institutions of higher education across the nation to receive a federal grant to further economic development efforts throughout Africa. Candace Pollock Mark Erbaugh, Richard Dick
05/07/2007 Drainage Technology Can Better Manage Crops, Protect Environment COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A satellite-controlled drainage structure installed on the grounds of Ohio State University's Molly Caren Agricultural Center is providing valuable insight on what it takes to manage crop nutrients while protecting the environment. Candace Pollock Matt Sullivan
10/09/2007 Corn Residue an Option if Forage Supplies are Short COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With livestock forages, especially hay, still in short supply, feeding corn residue may help extend the grazing season. But, like other feeds, management is important. Candace Pollock Jeff McCutcheon
07/07/2008 President Gee Observes Economic Successes with OSU South Centers Visit PIKETON, Ohio – One of the keys to the economic future of Appalachian Ohio lies in partnerships between Ohio State University; regional business leaders; and local, state and federal officials. University President E. Gordon Gee observed efforts being made toward that end during a visit to OSU South Centers as part of his tour of Ohio. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser