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04/29/2011 Chadwick Spring Plant Sale Set for May 5-7 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- On the heels of Arbor Day and just in time for Mother's Day comes the annual Spring Plant Sale, Auction, and Gardening Fair at Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens. Martha Filipic Mary Maloney
04/29/2008 Chadwick Arboretum Tree Collection Given Official Name COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A garden of Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens, which showcases over 1,000 native Ohio trees, has been given an official designation in honor of the visionary who helped establish the collection. Candace Pollock Mary Maloney
03/31/2009 Chadwick Arboretum to Host Free Permaculture Event, April 11 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Learn about the ecological design principles that benefit people and their environment during a free Ohio State University event on the basics of permaculture. Candace Pollock Mary Maloney
04/21/2008 Chadwick Arboretum to Hold Arbor Day Event, April 25 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The public is invited to celebrate Arbor Day with Ohio State University on Friday, April 25 at 10 a.m. Candace Pollock Mary Maloney
05/08/2012 Chadwick Arboretum Spring Plant Sale Set for May 10-12 COLUMBUS, Ohio – With Arbor Day still fresh in plant lovers’ minds and Mother's Day soon to come, the annual Spring Plant Sale, Auction, and Gardening Fair at Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens is expected to draw a crowd. Mary Maloney
06/30/2009 Chadwick Arboretum Open House July 19 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens will be hosting its annual Open House event on Sunday, July 19, and the public is invited to attend. Candace Pollock Catherine Spitler
08/24/2012 Chadwick Arboretum Fundraiser Sale Sept. 7-9 DELAWARE, Ohio -- Gardeners: There's still plenty of time this season to get your hands dirty. And a special fall plant sale to benefit Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens Sept. 7-9, 2012, will help make your efforts worthwhile. Martha Filipic Mary Maloney, Linda Johnson
05/05/2006 Chadwick Arboretum Celebrates Arbor Day COLUMBUS, Ohio -- "Tenacious" could be a good word to describe the American Elm, a tree once decimated by Dutch Elm Disease that is making a roaring comeback throughout city landscapes with the production of resistant cultivars. It is because of this characteristic that a ‘Princeton' American Elm (Ulmus americana) was chosen by Ohio State University's Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens to honor the unwavering dedication of one of Ohio State's employees during a recent Arbor Day event. Candace Pollock Mary Maloney
09/27/2005 Chadwick Arboretum Blooming With New Garden COLUMBUS, Ohio — Adrian Bloom, an internationally renowned horticulturist who has spent 30 years incorporating his blend of perennials, woody plants and grasses in gardens throughout England and North America, has left his mark on Ohio State University. Candace Pollock Mary Maloney
04/01/2009 CFAES International Office Tackling Tough Issues COLUMBUS, Ohio -- One of the oldest international offices at Ohio State University, which was recently honored as International Organization of the Year by the Columbus Council on World Affairs, tackles some of today's most pressing global issues. Candace Pollock Mark Erbaugh
09/08/2010 Certified Crop Advisers Can Earn Continuing Education Credits at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – The Certified Crop Adviser program at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review is one way crop consultants can receive their yearly complement of continuing education credits. Candace Pollock Harold Watters
05/19/2010 Cereal Leaf Beetle Outbreak on Ohio Wheat WOOSTER, Ohio – Economic populations of cereal leaf beetle are being found on Ohio wheat. This could be the year the pest, making a comeback in Ohio, causes widespread problems, says Ohio State University Extension entomologist Ron Hammond. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
06/04/2008 Cereal Leaf Beetle is Back in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio -- The cereal leaf beetle, a wheat pest of bygone days, is becoming more numerous again in Ohio, and some cereal grain growers are seeing feeding damage to their crop this season. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
07/17/2008 CCA College Being Offered at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Soybean pest and disease management, agricultural technology, and fertility will be the highlights of the CCA (Certified Crop Advisor) College during this year's Ohio State University Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Harold Watters
05/22/2007 Cattle Breeder, Extension Educator Inducted in Dairy Hall of Service COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A Jersey cattle breeder and a retired Ohio State University Extension educator in dairy management have been inducted into this year's Ohio State University Department of Animal Sciences Dairy Science Hall of Service. Candace Pollock Maurice Eastridge
02/11/2011 Cash for Manure? Workshop Looks at Ways to Clean Up Grand Lake St. Marys MARIA STEIN, Ohio -- A workshop next month in western Ohio aims to clean up Grand Lake St. Marys -- and in doing it, give farmers a new source of income. Kurt Knebusch Jim Hoorman
03/22/2007 Careful Corn Planting Can Reduce Yield Losses COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Proper planting practices are the first step to overcoming yield limitations the environment can put on a corn crop. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
03/31/2008 Careers, Country Benefited From Ohio State University Education COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Denis Kyetere and Bernard Bashaasha are prime examples of what happens when U.S. universities build international bridges to promote agricultural productivity, food security and economic stability. Candace Pollock Mark Erbaugh
07/19/2012 Careers in Welding Featured at State Fair Beginning July 31 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Beyond the midway thrills and the ever-present butter sculpture, this year's Ohio State Fair will have a new attraction -- one designed to have a more lasting impression. Martha Filipic Monica Pfarr, Randall Reeder, Jane Wright
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
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
08/16/2011 Can’t Tell Trees Apart? Sign Up by Friday to Learn ZANESVILLE, Ohio -- Beech. Oak. Maple. And a forest of others. Learn how to tell which is which when the Ohio Woodland Stewards Program presents “Name That Tree,” a workshop on identifying trees, on Aug. 26 in eastern Ohio. Kurt Knebusch Kathy Smith
03/31/2009 Can You Afford Your Farm? Find Out with FINPACK WOOSTER, Ohio -- With the current economic downturn, farmers may be scrutinizing the future of their operations, and a financial planning tool offered by Ohio State University Extension is available to evaluate the health of on-farm businesses. Candace Pollock Dianne Shoemaker
04/13/2012 Can 'Naked Oats' Cut Organic Chicken Production Costs? WOOSTER, Ohio -- Scientists with Ohio State have received a four-year, $896,000 USDA grant to study the feasibility of incorporating so-called "naked oats" into organic farming rotations as a way to cut the cost of producing organic chicken. Kurt Knebusch Mike Lilburn
09/13/2011 Campus Prepares for 'ArboBlitz' Oct. 5-8 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Come October, Mary Maloney hopes to see hundreds of tree-huggers crowding Ohio State University's campus. "And I'm hoping for a lot of non-tree-huggers too," she said. Martha Filipic Mary Maloney
03/11/2005 Calibration Important for Effective Soybean Rust Control COLUMBUS, Ohio — Effectively managing soybean rust depends largely on proper chemical applications. And to ensure such success, sprayer calibration is a must. Candace Pollock Erdal Ozkan
04/13/2012 BYGL: A Gardener's Best Friend It's April, and that means the Buckeye Yard and Garden Line is back. Martha Filipic Curtis Young
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
07/29/2011 Business Is Blooming: Cut Flower Growers Set to Meet WOOSTER, Ohio -- Cut flower growers from the Midwest and beyond will blossom in northern Ohio soon. They’ll be in Wooster Aug. 8-9 for the 2011 Midwest Regional Meeting of the Association for Specialty Cut Flower Growers. Kurt Knebusch Megan Shoenfelt
12/01/2009 Business as Usual With the Soybean Aphid? Not This Year WOOSTER, Ohio – Just when entomologists think they have the soybean aphid figured out, the minute sapsucker throws a monkey in the wrench. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond