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06/12/2001 Yellow Raspberries, Unique and Easy to Grow, Becoming Popular COLUMBUS, Ohio - Looking for a little variety in your red and black raspberry production? Try growing a yellow cultivar. Candace Pollock Dick Funt
12/01/2004 Growing Season Good for Soybean Trials COLUMBUS, Ohio — Not only did Ohio growers' soybean yields benefit from the good growing season, but test results from the 2004 Ohio Soybean Performance Trials weren't too shabby either. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
04/12/2005 Ornamental Weed Control Involves Application Strategy COLUMBUS, Ohio — Effective weed control in the garden or landscape involves more than simply laying down mulch, applying herbicides, or using a combination of both methods. An Ohio State University Department of Horticulture and Crop Science field mulch study found that the types of mulches or herbicides used, along with an application strategy are just as important. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
04/05/2006 Pre-Emergent Herbicides Effective for Weed Control COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With resistance to glyphosate increasing in weed species throughout Ohio, the importance of using pre-emergence products as part of an integrated herbicide program is becoming more evident. Candace Pollock Jeff Stachler
10/13/2009 OSU Extension Offering Cow/Calf School in November BELLE VALLEY, Ohio – Get the latest on pasture management, herd health, grain outlook and other livestock related topics at an Ohio State University Cow/Calf School being held in November. Candace Pollock Clif Little
02/17/2004 Conservation Tillage Conference in 15th Year ADA, Ohio — From soil fertility to tillage systems comparisons to weed, insect and disease management, over 65 sessions with 70 speakers will encompass the topic of conservation tillage at the 15th annual Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
08/12/2010 It's Tick Season. Learn to Keep Yourself, Children and Pets Safe COLUMBUS, Ohio – Summer is the time for outdoors: walks through the local parks, hiking or camping at one of Ohio's many state parks, or spending time along wooded areas near home. But getting close to nature could mean picking up unwanted guests on your pets, clothes or backpacks. Candace Pollock Glen Needham
01/02/2008 Israeli Embassy International Ag Trade Expert to Visit Ohio State University COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An Israeli expert on international agriculture trade and polices will visit Ohio State University on Jan. 8. Candace Pollock Sarah Horowitz
08/12/2010 Learn to Farm Green Year-Round at Ohio No-Till Field Day, Sept. 8 WEST MANCHESTER, Ohio – A full day of no-till technology, products and emerging trends will be the focus of the Ohio No-Till Field Day on Sept. 8. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
01/03/2008 Crop Production Input Costs to Increase in 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- From seed to fertilizer, Ohio farmers can expect to pay more in input costs for corn and soybean production in 2008. Candace Pollock Barry Ward
12/08/2006 Putting Farmers in Driver's Seat of Precision Ag Technology COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Precision agriculture technology is becoming an integral part of crop production, and Ohio State University Extension is offering, for the first time, a workshop to teach farmers how to choose the best equipment, how to confidently use the technology, and how to best use the data in management decision-making. Candace Pollock Nathan Watermeier
10/21/2010 Aggressive Weed a Potential Problem for Livestock Producers COLUMBUS, Ohio – An aggressive perennial weed, common throughout the western United States, has found its way to Ohio overtaking pastures and hay fields and creating an undesirable feeding situation for livestock. Candace Pollock Clif Little
10/02/2008 Land Use Conference Focuses on Impacts/Solutions During Economic Turbulence COLUMBUS, Ohio – Addressing topics from the mortgage crisis to energy, Ohio State University Extension will host its annual Ohio Land Use Conference on Nov. 17. Candace Pollock Peggy Hall
08/04/2009 What Does it Take to be a Farmers' Market Vendor? Find Out at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – There's more to being a vendor at a farmers' market than just selling the products grown on the farm. Learn what it takes to become a successful vendor at Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Christie Welch
02/05/2002 List of Herbicide-Resistant Weeds Keeps Growing COLUMBUS, Ohio - The war on weeds appears to be a never-ending battle. Candace Pollock Jeff Stachler
01/03/2006 Researchers Investigate Nursery Stock Bark Splitting COLUMBUS, Ohio — Nursery tree stock throughout Ohio is suffering from bark splitting, a common injury sustained under cold conditions. But the severity and scope of the damage is costing nursery growers millions in lost revenue, and is driving Ohio State University researchers to investigate other potential causes behind the problem. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
06/04/2010 Some Ohio Corn May Need Replanting COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio's corn planting may be nearing completion, but corn damaged from saturated soils and ponding conditions from intermittent heavy rains may need to be replanted. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
07/15/2002 New Ohio State Extension Crop Field Guide Available COLUMBUS, Ohio - Growers seeking information about crop management, insect and disease problems and weed identification while in the field may find a new Ohio State University Extension pocket field guide helpful. Candace Pollock Peter Thomison
10/22/2007 2008 Ohio Wheat Crop Anticipated to Top One Million Acres COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Wheat planting in Ohio is anticipated to hit a million acres or more this year, thanks to historically high futures market prices and continued production efforts to keep wheat in the crop rotation. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
07/31/2008 Improve Your Grazing Operation, Attend the Ohio Grazing Expo KENSINGTON, Ohio -- Fine-tune your current grazing system while learning more about future production and management practices at an Ohio Grazing Expo being held Aug. 19 at Shamrock Vale Farms in Carroll County. Candace Pollock Mike Hogan
09/06/2006 Planting Wheat on Wheat Increases Disease Pressure WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio growers should avoid planting a new wheat crop into the previous season's wheat residue, despite the possibility of later-than-normal planting due to lagging development of the soybean crop in some locations. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
08/22/2007 Master Gardener Coordinator, Heritage Gardens Teach Ohio's History COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension's statewide Master Gardener volunteer coordinator has been appointed president of the Friends of the Ohio Governor's Residence and Heritage Garden. Candace Pollock Pam Bennett
06/01/2009 OSU Extension to Offer New Crop Opportunities Workshop PIKETON, Ohio -- From jostaberries to winegrapes to pawpaws, new crop and on-farm diversification opportunities abound for southern Ohio farmers. An Ohio State University Extension workshop on these and other crop alternatives will be offered on June 18 at OSU South Centers at Piketon. Candace Pollock Julie Strawser
11/13/2001 OSU Extension to Hold LEAP Training PAULDING, Ohio - Practicing sound environmental technologies is a key component to maintaining a successful livestock farm while helping to enhance the industry's responsible image with consumers. Candace Pollock Jim Lopshire
09/27/2005 Ohio State Leads Nation in Animal Welfare Education COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State University, through a unique international collaboration, is striving to become the premier university in the nation on animal welfare education. Candace Pollock James Kinder, Paul Hemsworth
04/19/2010 Follow Guidelines When Planting Soybeans WOOSTER, Ohio – With Ohio growers projected to increase their soybean acreage this growing season – 50,000 more acres than last year—some planting cautions are in order, says an Ohio State University Extension plant pathologist. Candace Pollock Anne Dorrance
09/16/2002 Some Soil Bacteria Protect Soybeans From Root Diseases WOOSTER, Ohio - In the struggle to protect soybean plants against root diseases, one Ohio State University researcher is taking the fight below the soil surface. Candace Pollock Brian McSpadden Gardener
05/29/2008 Weather Slowing Corn, Increasing Chances for Pest Problems WOOSTER, Ohio -- Planting delays and cool weather have slowed corn development, paving the way for a potential issue with slugs in no-till fields. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
06/21/2007 Forgotten Wheat Pest Back in Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio -- A wheat pest that has been off the radar screen for the past three decades in Ohio may be making a comeback. Candace Pollock Ron Hammond
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