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12/04/2006 Ohio Community Standing Tall with Successful Treecare Program BUCYRUS, Ohio -- Street trees, those often planted between neighborhood sidewalks and city streets, can be an invaluable natural resource for a community. They improve aesthetics, increase property values, provide a habitat for wildlife and add environmental benefits. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
07/16/2002 Agronomy Newsletter Worth Millions to Ohio Farmers BUCYRUS, Ohio - Ohio farmers and agri-businesses saved over $11.2 million last year in reduced pesticide and herbicide costs and increased crop production with the help of C.O.R.N. Candace Pollock Steve Prochaska
11/08/2011 OSU Extension Helping Landowners, Communities Handle Shale Gas Issues COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Shale gas development in Ohio could mean thousands of Ohio jobs, windfalls for landowners leasing away their mineral rights, and economic development for struggling communities. Martha Filipic Steve Schumacher, Peggy Hall, Mike Hogan, Fred Schwarz
09/18/2001 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Organic farming (for the week of Sept. 30, 2001) Dear Twig: What’s organic farming? Kurt Knebusch Steve Sears
08/11/2004 Piketon Business Incubator Receives Additional Funds PIKETON, Ohio — Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon has received a grant to aid in the continuation of the development of the Endeavor Center Business Incubator and Training Facility — a business tool designed to increase jobs and enhance the economic development of southern Ohio. Candace Pollock Steve Shepherd
06/20/2005 Ohio State Launches Endeavor Center PIKETON, Ohio — The future of southern Ohio is now. With just a snip of the ribbon giving way to the entrance of the new Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon Endeavor Center Business Incubator and Training Facility, seven years of planning, funding and construction have turned dreams into reality for communities throughout Appalachian Ohio. Candace Pollock Steve Shepherd
05/02/2005 Piketon Endeavor Center Now Open PIKETON, Ohio — Construction of a new Ohio State University business facility, designed to increase jobs and boost economic development throughout southern Ohio, is now complete and open for business. Candace Pollock Steve Shepherd
08/31/2012 $6M Announced for Reconstruction of Tornado-stricken Building on Ohio State's Wooster Campus WOOSTER, Ohio -- The state of Ohio's Office of Budget and Management has allocated $6 million in emergency funds to assist with the reconstruction of a building at Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), which was severely damaged as a result of a Sept. 16, 2010, tornado that struck the Wooster campus. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/24/2002 Three Receive Research Awards at April 23 OARDC Annual Conference WOOSTER, Ohio -- Three Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center scientists were honored for their achievements at the center’s 2002 annual conference yesterday (April 23) in Wooster. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/23/2010 Loerch Receives 2010 OARDC Senior Faculty Research Award: 'Immediate Impact' on Beef Cited WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio State scientist Steve Loerch, whose findings help livestock farmers improve both the health of their animals and their profits, yesterday received OARDC's 2010 Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/27/2006 Lt. Gov. Candidate Padgett Tours ATI, OARDC WOOSTER, Ohio — Lieutenant Governor candidate Joy Padgett looked into Ohio’s future April 25 in Wooster, and it featured science and higher education. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
09/22/2010 Clean-up Continues at OARDC's Wooster Campus: 'We Always Bounce Back' WOOSTER, Ohio — Clean-up continues at Ohio State University’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster following last Thursday’s (9/16) direct hit by an EF-2 tornado. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
02/23/2012 OARDC Names Research Lab After Former U.S. Rep. Ralph Regula WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s Board of Trustees has approved naming the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) Plant and Animal Agrosecurity Research Facility (PAAR) in honor of longtime U.S. Rep. Ralph Regula. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
10/12/2011 OARDC Announces 2011 Recipients of Service, Achievement Awards WOOSTER, Ohio – OARDC has announced the 2011 recipients of its service and achievement awards. They were presented Oct. 6 at the center's annual Employee Appreciation Night. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
11/02/2010 'OARDC Is Key to Country's Future': USDA Deputy Secretary Merrigan WOOSTER, Ohio — After touring the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) — which is recovering from a Sept. 16 tornado that destroyed buildings, greenhouses, equipment and invaluable research — U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan said it’s time “to heal” and to move forward with projects that are crucial to agriculture and the country’s future development. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/23/2009 OARDC Names 2009 Junior Faculty Research Award Winners: Land Use, Food-borne Illness Experts COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio State’s Elena Irwin and Jeff LeJeune today were named winners of OARDC's 2009 Distinguished Junior Faculty Research Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
09/19/2011 A Milestone Reached: OARDC Dedicates First-in-Ohio Ag Safety Facility WOOSTER, Ohio -- In the presence of elected officials, Ohio State University leaders and community supporters, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) unveiled last Friday, Sept. 16 a unique, highly secure bio-containment building aimed at safeguarding Ohio’s $100-billion agricultural industry from infectious diseases that threaten plants and animals in an increasingly globalized economy. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
03/16/2012 OARDC Names BioHio Research Park Leader WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) has selected Shauna R. Brummet as president and executive director of its BioHio Research Park in northeast Ohio. She will begin her position in April. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
08/10/2010 Miller Receives Prestigious Plant Pathology Recognition for Work on Vegetable Crops WOOSTER, Ohio — Sally Miller has dedicated her career to helping vegetable farmers protect their crops, whether close to her hometown in northeast Ohio or as far away as Bangladesh. Such dedication has earned the Canton native and Ohio State University plant pathologist the recognition of fellow by the American Phytopathological Society (APS) — one of the highest distinctions bestowed on scientists who specialize in the study and control of diseases of plants. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
06/30/2011 Kinnamon Joins Ohio State as Industry Liaison Director for Ag Biosciences WOOSTER, Ohio -- Bryan Kinnamon, an executive with more than three decades of experience in marketing and manufacturing technology at global businesses, has joined Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) as Industry Liaison Office Director. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
07/05/2007 Sen. Voinovich Learns About Bio-energy, Climate Change Research at OARDC WOOSTER, Ohio — Sen. George Voinovich toured the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) June 29 to learn about ongoing research seeking to develop new sources of renewable energy and industrial products and combat the effects of global warming. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/23/2009 Nematode, Urban Landscape Expert Wins 2009 OARDC Senior Faculty Research Award; Work 'Spans from Genes to Ecosystems' WOOSTER, Ohio — OARDC today honored Parwinder Grewal, a professor in Ohio State’s Department of Entomology, with its 2009 Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
06/15/2007 Brazilian Researcher Visits OARDC to Discuss Bio-energy Collaborations WOOSTER, Ohio € Brazil is an international leader in the production of biofuels from crops. Ohio State University has a widely recognized crop breeding and biotechnology program and is leading efforts in the state to develop renewable fuels, energy and materials. So it makes sense that both parties get together to compare notes and learn from each other as they seek to make further strides in the worlds emerging bioecononomy. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack
04/27/2012 OARDC Names Annual Conference Poster Winners WOOSTER, Ohio -- OARDC has announced the winners of its research poster competition, which was held yesterday during the center’s 2012 Annual Research Conference in Wooster. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/29/2011 High-tech Rain Garden Nets OARDC Innovator Award COLUMBUS, Ohio — A four-member team of current and former OSU scientists yesterday (4/28) received the 2011 Director’s Innovator of the Year Award from OARDC. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/23/2010 Giusti Earns OARDC Innovator Award: 'Great Influence' on Cranberry Juice, More WOOSTER, Ohio — Monica Giusti of Ohio State’s Department of Food Science and Technology yesterday received the 2010 Director’s Innovator of the Year Award from OARDC. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/29/2011 Plant Disease Grad Student Wins OARDC Krauss Award COLUMBUS, Ohio — Alissa Kriss, a doctoral student in OSU’s Department of Plant Pathology, yesterday received OARDC’s William E. Krauss Director’s Award for Excellence in Graduate Research.  Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/23/2009 OARDC Scientist Honored for Inventions; Moves 'Discoveries Closer to the Marketplace' COLUMBUS, Ohio — John Finer, a professor in Ohio State’s Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, today received OARDC's 2009 Director’s Innovator of the Year Award. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
04/29/2011 OARDC Honors Grad Student, Postdoc, Staff Research COLUMBUS, Ohio -- OARDC has announced the winners of its 2011 Research Project Poster Competition, held yesterday (4/28) during the center’s Annual Research Conference. Kurt Knebusch Steve Slack
09/01/2011 OARDC To Mark Tornado Anniversary Sept. 16 with Community Recognition, New Building Dedication: Public Invited WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) will raise the banners of renewal and resurgence up high on Sept. 16, as it commemorates the one-year anniversary of a tornado that destroyed part of the campus with a day full of recognition ceremonies and the unveiling of a one-of-a-kind research facility in the state. Mauricio Espinoza Steve Slack

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