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06/14/2011 Better Hay, Increased Grazing: Learn How at Pasture Field Day June 25 in Piketon PIKETON, Ohio -- Cool, rainy weather this spring has negatively impacted hay fields and pastures in Ohio and nearby states, preventing new seedings of alfalfa and orchardgrass and leading to a possible reduction in pasture yield and quality in the summer. Mauricio Espinoza
07/23/2012 President Gee Expresses Support for Ohio Farmers Concern about the drought currently gripping Ohio was apparent at Ohio State’s Molly Caren Agricultural Center, home of the annual Farm Science Review. Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee expressed his concern and support for Ohio farmers as he visited the farm today as part of the university’s annual Roads Scholars tour for new faculty. Amy Murray
10/26/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Locking Deer Antlers (for the Week of Nov. 4, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Do deer ever get their antlers stuck together? Kurt Knebusch
05/03/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Splash in Trash (for the Week of May 3, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What's going on with that big pile of trash in the ocean? Kurt Knebusch
05/24/2012 Ohio Sea Grant Offers Great Lakes Climate Curriculum Workshops COLUMBUS, Ohio -- This summer, Ohio Sea Grant and Ohio State University's Climate Change Outreach Team will offer one-day workshops to introduce an updated Great Lakes Climate Change Curriculum to science instructors in the Great Lakes region who would like to integrate climate change education into the classroom. Christina Dierkes
08/24/2011 In the Firewood Business? Join Ohio State Firewood Directory, Connect with Customers COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension is inviting all firewood dealers in the state to submit their contact information for inclusion in a comprehensive industry directory aimed at better connecting potential consumers with producers.
11/21/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Boubou? Funny Bird Names (for the Week of Dec. 2, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What's a flying steamer duck? Why should we beware of it? [See last week.] Kurt Knebusch
11/30/2011 OARDC's Yebo Li Receives University Innovator Award WOOSTER, Ohio -- Yebo Li, a biosystems engineer with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster, has received Ohio State University's 2011 Early Career Innovator of the Year Award for his work on the development and commercialization of bio-based energy and industrial products. Mauricio Espinoza
04/17/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Under a Squirrel's Umbrella (for the Week of April 19, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: I saw a squirrel use its tail as an umbrella. Kurt Knebusch
05/07/2010 Board of Trustees’ Ag Committee Visits OARDC Campus The Ohio State University Board of Trustees' Agricultural Affairs Committee met in Wooster late last month (4/26). Committee members had a chance to learn about a variety of research programs and activities going on at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and at the Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI). NULL
04/26/2012 Students Invited to Help Feed the World WOOSTER, Ohio -- High school and college students interested in discovering how they can make a career out of helping feed the world's growing population are invited to an open house at Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) on Wednesday, June 13, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monica Lewandowski
01/29/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: People Behind Climate Change? (for the Week of Feb. 4, 2007) Dear Twig: What's causing global climate change? Some people say it's people. Some people say that's bunk. Kurt Knebusch
02/24/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: E-cars Cleaner, Cheaper? (for the Week of Feb. 24, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What about the electricity you need to charge an electric car? Doesn't that make pollution and cost money, too? Kurt Knebusch
11/29/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Can the Grandma Not Get Run Over By the Reindeer? (for the Week of Dec. 9, 2007) Dear Twig: There's that song, "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer." How fast would the grandma have to run to not get run over by the reindeer? Kurt Knebusch
06/07/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Carnivorous Chipmunks? (for the Week of June 7, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Do chipmunks eat meat Kurt Knebusch
04/18/2011 Media Advisory: OSU President Gee Unable to Attend Green Fair in Wooster Tomorrow WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University President Gordon Gee will not be attending tomorrow's Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair, to be held on the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), as well as other activities previously scheduled in the Wooster community. The cancellation is due to funeral arrangements for Andrew Sorensen, Ohio State's senior vice president for development, who died unexpectedly on April 17. Mauricio Espinoza
06/27/2012 Media Advisory: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Visiting Campus June 28 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will meet with Ohio State University researchers from the Center for Advanced Functional Foods Research and Entrepreneurship (CAFFRE) and Department of Food Science and Technology on Thursday, June 28. Suzanne Steel
09/08/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Spreading Better Butter Words (for the Week of Sept. 7, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Why do they call it butter? Kurt Knebusch
06/17/2011 Media Advisory: Ohio State Experts on Asian Longhorned Beetle; Hotline for SW Ohio Counties COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University experts are available to speak with reporters about the discovery in Ohio of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), an exotic insects that kills maples and other trees, which was announced today (6/17) by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Mauricio Espinoza
09/09/2011 Top 10 Things to See at This Year's Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Farmers will dream big at this year's Farm Science Review, which promises to offer visitors a number of new technologies and advantages to improve on-farm profits.  Melanie Wilt
03/09/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Kinda Clammy! (for the Week of March 9, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: How many kinds of clams are there? Kurt Knebusch
12/12/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Jingle Bells, Why Batman Smells (for the Week of Dec. 16, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: I have a question about the words that my sister and I sing to "Jingle Bells." Kurt Knebusch
08/19/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Septic Secrets! (for the Week of Aug. 19, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What goes on in a septic tank? Kurt Knebusch
11/11/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Smelt It (for the Week of Nov. 11, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Guess what my uncle eats. Smelt! Kurt Knebusch
09/02/2010 Sen. Brown, USDA Official Scuse Visit OARDC WOOSTER, Ohio — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and Michael Scuse, U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, visited the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) on Wednesday (9/1). NULL
05/10/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Using Your Nurdle (for the Week of May 10, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What's a nurdle? Kurt Knebusch
03/14/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Barrel o' Rain, Barrel o' Fun (for the Week of March 16, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What's a rain barrel? What's it for? Kurt Knebusch
08/25/2011 Northern Ohio Wheat Day to Address Research, Industry Issues Sept. 7 in Fostoria FOSTORIA, Ohio -- Farmers, seed dealers, fertilizer and chemical dealers, and members of the milling industry are invited to the Northern Ohio Wheat Day, which will take place Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the northwestern Ohio town of Fostoria and will include updates on university research and cultural issues impacting wheat production in the region. Mauricio Espinoza
12/20/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Bumbles Bounce, Will Santa Float? (for the Week of Dec. 23, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Did you hear that the North Pole is melting? Kurt Knebusch
10/09/2012 OSU South Centers to Host Pumpkin Field Night OSU South Centers to Host Pumpkin Field Night Julie Moose