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07/01/2011 Down-Under Digestive Microbes Could Help Lower Methane Gas From Livestock COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The discovery that a bacterial species in the Australian Tammar wallaby gut is responsible for keeping the animal’s methane emissions relatively low suggests a potential new strategy may exist to try to reduce methane emissions from livestock, according to a new study.
08/27/2012 Media Advisory: Ohio State's Board of Trustees Meets in Wooster Aug. 29; Campus Reconstruction Announcement to Be Made WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Board of Trustees will meet on the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) this Wednesday, Aug. 29. An announcement about campus reconstruction will be made at this meeting. Mauricio Espinoza
02/23/2012 Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for SE Ohio April 12 CHESTERHILL, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team, in conjunction with the group Rural Action, will hold a Produce Safety Education Program for farmers on April 12 in southeast Ohio. Ashley Kulhanek
09/21/2012 Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for Cleveland Oct. 3 CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Oct. 3 at the Urban Community School, 4909 Lorain Ave., in Cleveland. Ashley Kulhanek
10/20/2011 Bucking Hardwood Logs for Urban Tree Professionals: Sign Up for Nov. 15 Workshop in Bowling Green BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Urban foresters and other tree professionals will learn the best ways to utilize tree stems to their highest potential and find better markets at a one-day, hands-on workshop scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Bowling Green, northwest Ohio. Mauricio Espinoza
06/13/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Gift of Pbbbbbt! (for the Week of June 17, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What does it mean to give someone a raspberry? Kurt Knebusch
08/12/2011 Corn, Soybeans: Attend SW Ohio Field Day For Expert Advice Aug. 16 in Washington Court House WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio -- The Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and the Fayette County Agronomy Committee will hold their annual field day and test plot demonstrations on Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Fayette County Demonstration Farm just north of Washington Court House. Mauricio Espinoza
08/02/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Raccoon Latrines and Why to Avoid Them in Case You Don't Do It and Aren't a Raccoon (for the Week of Aug. 2, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What's a raccoon latrine? Kurt Knebusch
01/13/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Jan. 14 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Jan. 14. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
11/02/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Osage Orange You Glad to See One? (for the Week of Nov. 2, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Did you find any Osage oranges? Kurt Knebusch
07/26/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Big Z's (for the Week of July 26, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What's the biggest zucchini in the world? Kurt Knebusch
06/12/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of June 13 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of June 13. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
01/09/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Kilimanjaro Snow No Mo'? (for the Week of Jan. 14, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What does global warming have to do with the snows of Kilimanjaro? Kurt Knebusch
04/24/2012 Have Questions? Ask an Extension Expert with New Online Tool COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohioans who have questions -- on everything from personal finance to agricultural enterprise budgets, from gardening to crop production, from nutrition to producing fruits and vegetables safely -- have a new way to find answers.
08/09/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hawk Makes a Splash (for the Week of Aug. 9, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: I saw a big hawk in my grandmother's bird bath. Kurt Knebusch
01/20/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Antarctic Melting? ... Melting? (for the Week of Jan. 20, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: ‘Arctic ice' this, ‘Arctic ice' that. What's going on with the ice in Antarctica? Kurt Knebusch
06/22/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Tire Taters! (for the Week of June 24, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: My friend's dad is growing potatoes in old car tires. Why? How? Kurt Knebusch
03/29/2012 Safety Conference Teaches Emergency Management for Ohio Farm Markets and Agritainment Operations COLUMBUS, Ohio –When Mother Nature or natural disasters strike a u-pick operation, it’s important for farm operators to react fast and know how to handle the panic of visitors, says an Ohio State University Extension expert.  Dee Jepsen
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
04/24/2012 EcoErek to the Rescue: Denim Collection at the 2012 Scarlet and Gray Ag Day COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As part of his recycling initiative, 11-year-old "Eco" Erek Hansen will be collecting used denim at the 2012 Micki Zartman Scarlet and Gray Ag Day on Friday, April 27, on Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences campus. Stephanie Verhoff
11/09/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Oy, One More on Osage Oranges (for the Week of Nov. 9, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: All right, I'll ask. What eats Osage oranges? Kurt Knebusch
08/16/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: All the Colors of the Tomatobow! (for the Week of Aug. 16, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: How many colors of tomatoes are there? Kurt Knebusch
02/03/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Big Stink? Smell a Winner! (for the Week of Feb. 3, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What's the worst smell in the world? Kurt Knebusch
07/10/2012 Composting Industry Tour Set for Aug. 23 in NW Ohio: How to Handle 1,300 Tons of Leaves, 35 Million Pounds of Food Scraps, More BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Two innovative, large-scale composting facilities in northwest Ohio will be the focus when Composting in Ohio 2012: A Tour of the Industry takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 23. Mary Wicks
01/11/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Eagle Has Landed ... on a Monkey (for the Week of Jan. 11, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Is there really something called a monkey-eating eagle? Kurt Knebusch
01/10/2012 The Nuts and Bolts of Corn and Beans: Agronomy School Begins Jan. 16 in Mt. Vernon, Ohio MT. VERNON, Ohio -- Six Monday evenings in January and February will provide farmers and certified crop advisors (CCAs) with the most comprehensive, up-to-date crop production and agricultural technology information available today, just in time to begin planning another growing season. Mauricio Espinoza
01/25/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Chickens in Your Own Backyard (for the Week of Jan. 25, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Can I raise chickens in my backyard? Kurt Knebusch
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
04/20/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Susque-whatta? (Plus a New Reader Contest!) (for the Week of April 20, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: "Susquehanna." Now that's a beautiful word. Kurt Knebusch
02/10/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dung Paper Comes Up Smelling Like Roses or At Least Not Like Partly Digested Roses (for the Week of Feb. 10, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What's that paper made from elephant dung like? What about from buffalo chips Kurt Knebusch

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