Mark Loux

Mark Loux
Mark Loux
Professor
Office: 
222 Kottman Hall
Columbus
Phone: 
(614) 292-9081
Areas Of Interest: 
Weed Management in Field Crops

EDUCATION

BS 1981 University of Delaware
MS 1985 University of Illinois
PhD 1988 University of Illinois

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

1987-1993 Assistant professor, OSU
1993-2005 Associate professor, OSU
2005-present Professor, OSU

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

Applied research and extension in the area of weed management in field crops. The general goal of my research and extension programs is to enable producers to make the most effective use of herbicides, minimize herbicide resistance, and reduce herbicide use through manipulation of other agronomic factors. Current research projects include characterization and management of weed populations resistant to glyphosate and ALS-inhibiting herbicides, management of dandelion and winter annual weeds, and the biology and management of horseweed. Extension responsibilities include the OSU Weed Control Guide for Ohio and Indiana, articles in the C.O.R.N. newsletter, and teaching at field days and workshops.

AWARDS AND HONORS

2003: Gamma Sigma Delta Extension Award of Merit, College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (FAES). 

2003: Distinguished Achievement Award for Education, North Central Weed Science Society. 

2003: Certificate of Excellence, American Society of Agronomy (ASA), for Corn, Soybean, Wheat, and Alfalfa Field Guide. 

2001: Honorary Member, Ohio Association of Independent Crop Consultants (OAICC). 

1996: Certificate of Excellence, American Society of Agronomy (ASA), for Profitable Midwest Soybean Production. 

1995: Certificate of Excellence, American Society of Agronomy (ASA), for Ohio Agronomy Guide. 

1994: Outstanding Paper in Weed Technology. 

1993: Epsilon Sigma Phi Team Teaching Award as part of Indiana-Ohio Diagnostic Clinic Extension team, OSU Extension, College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (FAES). 

1992: Certificate of Excellence, American Society of Agronomy (ASA) for Profitable Wheat Management. 

1991: State Personnel Service Award, Ohio Cooperative Extension Agent Association. 

1990 Epsilon Sigma Phi Tools for Teaching Award, Computer Applications, for the Herbicide Selector Program, OSU Extension, College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (FAES).

Web sites, videos, electronic media (career total = 19)

Loux, M., and other OSU weed scientists. 2004. OSU Weed Management website (agcrops.osu.edu/weeds).

Loux, M. 2004. Weed Management in Agronomic Crops. OSU Pest. App. Training video. 25 min.

Loux, M. 2003. Weed Management in Agronomic Crops. OSU Pest. App. Training video 25 min.

Loux, M. 2002. Weed Control in Non-cropland Areas. OSU Pest. App. Training video. 25 min.

Loux, M. 2002. Weed Management in Agronomic Crops. OSU Pest. App. Training video 25 min.

Loux, M. 2001. Herbicides for Agronomic Crops. OSU Pest. App. Training video. 25 min.

Loux, M. 2000. Herbicides for Agronomic Crops. OSU Pest. App. Training video. 25 min.

Invited out-of-state/international presentations (career total = 25)

"The effect of time of day on herbicide efficacy", presented at the 12th Annual Southwest Agricultural Conference, Ridgetown, Ontario. January 2002.

"Identification and management of winter annual weeds", presented at Illinois Crop Protection Technology Conf., January 2004.

Effective Weed Management in Corn: Integrating Preemergence and Postemergence Herbicides, presented at the 2004 Commodity Classic, Las Vegas, NV, March 2004. 

Managing Winter Weeds, presented at the Illinois Dupont Spring Dealer Training meeting, Springfield, IL, March 2004.

"Considerations for minimizing herbicide resistance problems in agronomic crop production", presented at 9th Annual Southwest Agricultural Conference, Ridgetown, Ontario. January 2002.

The Benefit of Preemergence Herbicides in a Roundup Ready System, presented at the 2002 Mid-America Ag Show, Indianapolis, IN, January 2002. 

Managing weeds in no-till, presented at the Tri-state Tillage Conference, West Middlesex, PA, March 2001.

Reduced/Micro Herbicide Rates, presented at the Midwest Soybean Conference, Indianapolis, IN, August, 2000.

Weed Control and Identification, presented at the 48th Annual International Consultants Conf., Brookside Laboratories, Inc., Ft. Mitchell, KY, August, 2000.