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09/15/2009 Ag Icon Gone, But His Work Must Carry On, Says OSU Soil Scientist COLUMBUS, Ohio – The global agricultural community lost an icon on Sept. 12. Candace Pollock Rattan Lal
05/07/2008 Ag Economist: Look to Long-Term Sustainability to Solve Food Crisis COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When it comes to a food crisis, history has taught the world a thing or two. One is what we don't learn tends to repeat. And this current lesson might be the most challenging one we've ever faced, says an Ohio State University agricultural economist. Candace Pollock Luther Tweeten
07/01/2008 Ag Economist Summarizes Themes of New Farm Bill COLUMBUS, Ohio -- With over 600 pages and 15 titles, grasping a firm understanding of the 2008 Farm Bill can be a daunting task. But an Ohio State University agricultural economist has made things a bit easier. Candace Pollock Carl Zulauf
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
11/14/2005 Ag and the Arts Celebration Nov. 19-20 SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- A lifetime of work and family on the farm is culminating into a weekend of music and art in celebration of a true American heritage: agriculture. Candace Pollock Denny Hall
07/17/2006 Ag Agent Conference Showcases the Success of Extension CINCINNATI, Ohio -- The 91st annual National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) Annual Meeting and Professional Improvement Conference, being held July 23-27 in Cincinnati, Ohio, is simply more than just a conference for professional development. The event celebrates the organization that has been serving U.S. citizens for nearly a century: the Cooperative Extension System. Candace Pollock Steve Baertsche
06/01/2009 ACRE Extension a Benefit to Farmers, Especially Wheat Growers COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Among the major U.S. field crop commodities, wheat is the crop most likely to benefit from the extension to enroll in the new Average Crop Revenue Election (ACRE) farm support program introduced in the 2008 Farm Bill. Candace Pollock Carl Zulauf
03/04/2008 Academic Program Strengthens Ties with African Agriculture COLUMBUS, Ohio -- East African universities are looking to Ohio State University to strengthen their colleges of agriculture to help improve agricultural productivity, food security and the economy throughout the region. Candace Pollock Mark Erbaugh
06/23/2006 A Snapshot of Migration: How one Mexican village is benefiting from its impacts SAN MIGUEL ACUEXCÓMAC, Mexico -- While the debate over immigration rages in the United States, its impact is providing one Mexican village a sense of community pride, self-identity and the means to survive under waning local resources and employment opportunities. Candace Pollock Fernando Manzo-Ramos
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
10/10/2002 A Mulch That Gives Nearly A Year's Worth of Weed Control COLUMBUS, Ohio - Weed control is one of the biggest challenges the nursery and landscape industries face in managing plants and providing top-grade products to consumers. Candace Pollock Hannah Mathers
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
01/14/2010 A Little Something for Everyone in Ag at Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference ADA, Ohio – Nearly 70 field crop production sessions ranging from biofuels to nutrient management to precision agriculture will dominate Ohio State University's Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference in February. Candace Pollock Randall Reeder
01/12/2005 A Little Cunning May Do the Trick in Pepper Management WOOSTER, Ohio — The trick to outsmarting insects and diseases on peppers may lie in the way chemicals are applied to the vegetable crop. Candace Pollock Richard Derksen
10/19/2011 A Growing Industry: Be Part of It at Renewable Energy Workshop Nov. 10 in Wooster WOOSTER, Ohio -- Companies, farmers, and university and private researchers will converge in Wooster on Thursday, Nov. 10, to show the growth of Ohio’s renewable energy and products sector and explore new opportunities within this promising green industry. And they want you to be a part of it. Mauricio Espinoza
06/09/2009 A Green Solution to Storm Water Management CINCINNATI, Ohio -- The city of Cincinnati is eyeing overhauling its antiquated storm water management system and Ohio State University Extension may have a "green" solution to reducing the 14 billion gallons of raw sewage that is discharged annually. Candace Pollock Dave Dyke
08/19/2008 A Good Year for Ohio Wheat WOOSTER, Ohio -- Perfect timing of rain and cool temperatures kept disease levels low and crop performance at its peak for Ohio's wheat. The result: a good year for yields. Candace Pollock Pierce Paul
08/12/2003 A Gloomy Soybean Crop Looming for Some Growers COLUMBUS, Ohio — Soybean growers are batting a thousand this year and some already have three strikes against them. Candace Pollock Jim Beuerlein
07/28/2011 A Gardener's Delight: Gateway Garden Jubilee is Aug. 6 in Springfield SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- Saturday, Aug. 6 promises to be an information-packed, fun-filled day for gardening enthusiasts of all ages. Ohio State University Extension and the Master Gardeners of Clark County will hold their annual Gateway Garden Jubilee, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Springfield. Siera Marth
03/24/2003 A Formula For Higher Pest Resistance in Ornamental Trees WOOSTER, Ohio — Stronger cultivars. Less fertilizers. Less pesticides. These are the three ingredients in a formula developed by Ohio State University researcher Dan Herms to promote higher pest resistance in popular ornamental trees and shrubs. Mauricio Espinoza Dan Herms
03/22/2011 A Dose of Safflower Oil Each Day Might Help Keep Heart Disease at Bay COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A daily dose of safflower oil, a common cooking oil, for 16 weeks can improve such health measures as good cholesterol, blood sugar, insulin sensitivity and inflammation in obese postmenopausal women who have Type 2 diabetes, according to new research.  Emily Caldwell Martha Belury
07/10/2002 A Clean Greenhouse Means Healthier Plants COLUMBUS, Ohio - The cleaner the greenhouse, the fewer the problems with insects and plant diseases. Candace Pollock Steve Nameth
11/12/2004 A Bumper Crop and No Place to Put It COLUMBUS, Ohio — U.S. growers may be enjoying a bumper crop of corn this growing season, but are facing two consequences as a result: low prices and no storage room. Candace Pollock Matt Roberts
10/04/2002 89 Honored at OARDC Employee Appreciation Night Oct. 3 WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) honored 89 faculty and staff members during its annual Employee Appreciation Night Oct. 3 in the Shisler Conference Center in Wooster. Kurt Knebusch OARDC Director's Office
05/10/2011 600+ Students Descend on Campus Friday for Scarlet and Gray Ag Day COLUMBUS, Ohio -- On Friday, May 13, hundreds of Columbus-area elementary school students will flood the campus of Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences for the Micki Zartman Scarlet and Gray Ag Day.  Hannah Thompson Leslie Risch
08/15/2006 44th FSR Dedicated to Molly Caren LONDON, Ohio -- This year's 44th annual Farm Science Review will be dedicated to the late Molly Brown Caren Fisher, who donated her family's 1812 Madison County farm to Ohio State University -- land which is now the Molly Caren Agricultural Center and site of the Review. Candace Pollock Chuck Gamble
08/11/2004 4-H, Military Join Forces to Support Kids DAYTON, Ohio -- "I'm from Florida, but I live in Kentucky," said 12-year-old Jasmine Mills, whose father is in the U.S. Army. Martha Filipic Theresa Ferrari
08/15/2012 4-H'er to Expand International Experience with Yearlong Internship in Japan Martha Filipic Erin Hope, Mary Lynn Thalheimer, Laryssa Hook
11/24/2010 4-H Program Explores What Goes Into the Sweets We Find So Sweet COLUMBUS, Ohio – You love chocolate. Now find out what goes into it for it to taste so good. Candace Pollock Sally McClasky
09/26/2012 4-H Mentoring Projects 'Making a Huge Difference' COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Sometimes kids have trouble learning from their mistakes. And sometimes, all it takes is a caring adult teaming up with those kids -- perhaps on a project that captures their interest -- that can make all the difference. Martha Filipic Jim Jordan, Carolyn Belczyk, Mark Light, Minnie Taylor, Janice Hanna