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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
08/10/2011 Pumpkins Already? Field Day Features New Varieties, Disease Management Updates SOUTH CHARLESTON, Ohio -- Pumpkin season arrives early in South Charleston courtesy of Ohio State University’s annual Pumpkin Field Day, which this year will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 30, from 6-8 p.m. at the Western Agricultural Research Station. Siera Marth
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.
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
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
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
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
08/11/2011 Southern Ohio Summer Wine Grape Workshop is Aug. 18 in Piketon PIKETON, Ohio -- Learn from Ohio State University experts and fellow grape growers how to improve fruit quality and profitability at the Southern Ohio Summer Wine Grape Workshop, to be held Thursday, Aug. 18, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Ohio State University South Centers at Piketon. Mauricio Espinoza
12/18/2012 Fruit and Vegetable Safety: Good Agricultural Practices Training Set for Jan. 24 in Central Ohio MARYSVILLE, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Jan. 24 at the Union County office of Ohio State University Extension, 18000 State Route 4, Suite E, in Marysville. Ashley Kulhanek
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
07/01/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: People-sized Penguins (for the Week of July 1, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Did you hear about the giant penguin? 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
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
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
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
12/18/2012 Ohio Maple Days Set for Jan. 24-26 WOOSTER, Ohio -- This year’s Ohio Maple Days are set for Jan. 24 in Morrow County, Jan. 25 for Wayne and Holmes counties, and Jan. 26 in Geauga County. Gary Graham
05/04/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Mononga-how-la? (for the Week of May 4, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: "Monangaheely"? I don't get that either. Kurt Knebusch
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
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
07/08/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Wet, Wild Fish Sounds (for the Week of July 8, 2007) Dear Twig: Can fish talk? Make sounds? Bloop? Bleep? 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
10/02/2012 Media Advisory: Tomorrow: Ohio State President Gee to Visit Mansfield Bio-foam Company Commercializing University Technology WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee and elected officials tomorrow (10/3) will tour a Mansfield company that manufactures an innovative source of renewable polyurethane foam, based on patented technology by the university’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC).   Mauricio Espinoza
07/27/2011 Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night is Aug. 3 in Fremont FREMONT, Ohio -- Healthy tomatoes and hot peppers are on the menu for this year's Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night, which will be held Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the North Central Agricultural Research Station near Fremont. Siera Marth
08/26/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Motorcycle Muffins (for the Week of Aug. 26, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Can animal poop on the road cause a crash? Kurt Knebusch
02/17/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: E-cars Go! (for the Week of Feb. 17, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Are electric cars really real? Kurt Knebusch
10/05/2011 Ohio State Launches Center for Applied Plant Sciences COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The College of Arts and Sciences (ASC) and the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), are partnering to create the Center for Applied Plant Sciences (CAPS). The development of new bioproducts and enhanced crop performance are among its priorities.  Sandi Rutkowski
10/02/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Oct. 3 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Oct. 3. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
11/03/2011 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Nov. 3 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
08/29/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Your Home, Where Giant Buffalo Once Roamed (for the Week of Sept. 2, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: The mammoth. The mastodon. The saber-toother tiger. Where'd they live? Where'd they go? Kurt Knebusch

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