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11/17/2005 Research Determining Best Time to Subsoil COLUMBUS, Ohio — To capitalize on the benefits of deep tillage, also known as subsoiling, when the technique is performed may be just as important as how and where it's practiced. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
10/17/2002 Strip Tillage An Option For Corn Growers COLUMBUS, Ohio - Corn growers considering fall tillage to alleviate soil compaction may find strip tillage a viable alternative to conventional tillage. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
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
11/23/2010 Refine Your Ag Production Techniques/Boost Yields at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference ADA, Ohio – Corn University and Soybean School will once again headline sessions of conservation tillage topics at the 2011 Ohio State University Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
04/25/2002 Corn Planting Behind Schedule COLUMBUS, Ohio - Recent wet weather conditions are working against Ohio growers in getting their corn crop in the ground. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
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
11/29/2007 New Trick in Measuring Carbon Shows Conservation Tillage Value CINCINNATI, Ohio -- Carbon sequestration -- storing soil carbon using conservation tillage practices -- is a slow process that can take years to show results. But there is a way to measure soil carbon value more quickly. Candace Pollock Alan Sundermeier, Rafiq Islam, Randall Reeder
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
08/24/2005 New Ohio Tax Good for Economy, Economists Say COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new Ohio tax, part of a sweeping tax reform, may bring about what the current tax system has struggled to achieve: boost Ohio's lagging economy. Candace Pollock David Kraybill, Carl Zulauf
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
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
06/12/2001 OSU Extension to Hold Sweet Corn Tour VANDALIA, Ohio - Vegetable growers seeking information on various field crop insects, weeds, diseases, animal control and production practices can attend the first annual Ohio State University Extension Sweet Corn Tour. Candace Pollock Jim Jasinksi
11/23/2004 Ohio's Natural Resources the Focus of New Extension Program CALDWELL, Ohio — Education, appreciation, conservation — such are the ideals Ohio State University Extension Educators hope Ohioans will gain for nature under a proposed statewide OSU Extension Master Naturalist Program. Candace Pollock J.P. Lieser
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
10/01/2007 OSU Extension Offers Landscape Design Program DELAWARE, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension will be offering a program on the basics of landscape design on Oct. 11. Candace Pollock Cindy Kaelber
07/01/2008 Media Advisory: President Gee to Visit OSU South Centers July 2 PIKETON, Ohio -- Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee will visit OSU South Centers in Piketon, Ohio on July 2 to learn more about agricultural, economic, community development, natural resources and aquaculture programs benefiting Appalachian Ohio. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser
05/23/2007 A Peek into the World Beneath Our Feet WOOSTER, Ohio -- There's more to soil than just dirt. Candace Pollock Brian McSpadden Gardener
06/10/2005 Uncommon Wheat Disease Makes Rare Appearance in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio — A cereal rust, most problematic on wheat in the Pacific Northwest and lower central Plains states, has made a rare appearance in Ohio this year. Candace Pollock Pat Lipps
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
04/15/2009 Facing Compacted Soils? Practice Continuous No-Till for Better Yields COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When using heavy machinery on cropland under potential compaction situations, farmers may get better yields by practicing continuous no-till than with annual deep tillage. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
01/29/2002 OSU Extension Tax Management Factsheets Available FINDLAY, Ohio - Ohio State University Extension has made available several Farm Income Tax Management factsheets for producers and landowners who may need tax management tips. Candace Pollock Robert Fleming
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
04/28/2008 Carbon Storage in No-Till Varies with Soil Type/Depth COLUMBUS, Ohio -- No-till production is widely considered an appropriate crop production system for sequestering carbon -- the process of storing carbon in plants and the soil so that the buildup of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is reduced or slowed. But the extent of its benefits depends on soil type and soil depth, Ohio State University soil scientists have discovered. Candace Pollock Humberto Blanco
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
03/11/2005 Ohio State Soil Scientist Named 2005 Borlaug Recipient COLUMBUS, Ohio — Rattan Lal, an Ohio State University soil scientist internationally renown for his strides in carbon management and sequestration, has been awarded the 2005 Norman E. Borlaug Award. Candace Pollock Rattan Lal
03/03/2006 Ohio State Research Looks into Value of Cover Crops WOOSTER, Ohio -- Incorporating cover crops into a production rotation may have conservational benefits, but their short-and long-term agronomic value is still being evaluated. With new research, Ohio State University soil fertility specialists are hoping to provide more concrete results. Candace Pollock Robert Mullen
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