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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
12/15/2006 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Horse Meat, Yay or Neigh? (for the Week of Dec. 31, 2006) Q. Dear Twig: Not that I want to do it myself, but what's the deal about people eating horse meat? Kurt Knebusch
11/14/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Oo! Blue Turkeys! (for the Week of Nov. 18, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Are there really blue turkeys? Kurt Knebusch
03/05/2012 Workshop to Address Legal Risks for Livestock and Dairy Producers COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Farmers who raise livestock and dairy can learn more about legal risks and what they can do to reduce their risks in a workshop hosted by Ohio State University Extension and the National Agricultural Law Center. Peggy Hall
02/15/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Stuck (or Not) on Porcupines (for the Week of Feb. 18, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Why don't porcupines stick to things? All those pointy quills and all ... Kurt Knebusch
04/13/2012 Micki Zartman Scarlet and Gray Ag Day to Recognize, Inspire Superheroes in Our Fields COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The 2012 Micki Zartman Scarlet and Gray Ag Day, Superheroes in Our Fields, will showcase the impact that agricultural professionals have on the world.    Stephanie Verhoff
04/25/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of April 25 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of April 25. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
12/30/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: About Arctic Shrinkage (for the Week of Dec. 30, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: So scientists say that the Arctic ice cap is melting — getting smaller. What do they say is the reason? Kurt Knebusch
09/15/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Tree They Make Pencils Out Of (for the Week of Sept. 14, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What kind of wood do they make wood pencils out of? Kurt Knebusch
08/02/2011 Ohio State Trials Reveal Consumer Preference of New Ornamental Plants COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A rudbeckia as bright as the desert sun, a gerbera the color of tropical fruit and a begonia with striking reddish undertones are this year's favorite ornamental plants following consumer evaluations undertaken as part of Ohio State University's extensive annuals trials in Columbus.
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
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
12/21/2006 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick (for the Week of Jan. 7, 2007): Warmer Winters, Sooner Weevils Q.: Dear Twig: How do scientists know there's global warming — global climate change — going on? Kurt Knebusch
04/03/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Worm Do Do Doo, Worm Da Da Da (for the Week of April 6, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What's the stuff that comes out of the back end of a worm called? Kurt Knebusch
08/05/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: What Katy Did (for the Week of Aug. 5, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: How do katydids make that sound? Kurt Knebusch
04/20/2011 Secrest Arboretum Plant, Art Sale is May 7 WOOSTER, Ohio – Secrest Arboretum’s 18th annual Plant Discovery Day takes place May 7 at OARDC.
06/21/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Part of the Pig (for the Week of June 21, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: OK, I'm curious. What's the part of the pig that pulled pork actually comes from? 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
08/14/2012 Three Honored for Long-Time Dedication and Commitment: Beuerlein, Gahn and Moser to be Inducted into Farm Science Review Hall of Fame LONDON, Ohio  – The Farm Science Review Hall of Fame will welcome its 23rd class of inductees at the Vice President’s Luncheon on September 18. Jim Beuerlein, Michael Gahn and Bobby Moser have been selected for induction because of their contributions to the success of the Farm Science Review. The 50th Farm Science Review is September 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Lindsay Bowman
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
11/16/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Yellow Belly? Real, Funny (for the Week of Nov. 25, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: "Yellow-bellied sapsucker." Is that a real bird? Kurt Knebusch
08/09/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Why Katy Doesn't (for the Week of Aug. 12, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: I know how katydids make that sound. What does it mean when they do it then stop? Kurt Knebusch
03/02/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of March 3 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of March 3. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
02/16/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Ode to the Otolith (with Drums and Grunts) (for the Week of Feb. 25, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: My sister and my friend and I found "lucky stones" on a beach at Lake Erie. My aunt said they came from the ears of a fish. True? Kurt Knebusch
06/28/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Lucky Stones, Lucky Fish, Lucky Finder (for the Week of June 28, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: My sister and my friend and I found lucky stones on a beach at Lake Erie. My aunt said they came from the ears of a fish. True? 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
09/29/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Run, Hamster, Run (for the Week of Oct. 5, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: My pet hamster runs in her wheel all the time. OK, not all the time, but a lot. At least at night. How far do you think she runs? Kurt Knebusch
10/14/2011 Have Questions on Exotic Tree Pests? OSU Extension Offers Free Program for Woodland Owners and Homeowners on Oct. 27 in Bryan (NW Ohio) BRYAN, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension experts will offer landowners and homeowners an update on two of the most dangerous and talked-about invasive insect pests lurking in Ohio’s forests and landscapes: emerald ash borer (EAB) and Asian longhorned beetle (ALB). 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
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

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