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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
09/21/2012 Crop Insurance, Risk Management to Shape Next Farm Bill: Ohio State Ag Economists LONDON, Ohio -- The soaring cost of crop insurance and the move away from direct payments to farmers in favor of risk-management measures will shape the future of the Farm Bill, according to Ohio State University agricultural economists who shared their perspectives with farmers and other attendees Sept. 18 on the inaugural day of the 50th Farm Science Review in London, Ohio. Mauricio Espinoza
02/23/2012 April 27 in Wooster: Produce Safety Program for Farmers WOOSTER, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms takes place April 27 at OARDC in Wooster. Ashley Kulhanek
05/24/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Nurdle Beach (for the Week of May 24, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: So what about nurdles? Kurt Knebusch
07/18/2014 OSU Extension offers Aquaculture Conference to Promote Fish Farming PIKETON, Ohio – People interested in learning business strategies to develop and maintain a healthy and sustainable fish farming operation can do so during a conference on aquaculture offered by a group of educators, including those from Ohio State University Extension. Julie Moose
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
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
04/27/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Cuya-who-ga? (for the Week of April 27, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: "Cuyahoggily"? I don't get it. Kurt Knebusch
05/19/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Raven 'bout Crows (for the Week of May 18, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What's the difference between a crow and a raven? Kurt Knebusch
08/31/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Sept. 4 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Sept. 4: Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
01/04/2011 Focus on Food Safety, Current Issues at OPGMA Congress, Jan. 17-19 SANDUSKY, Ohio -- "Your Recipe for Success" is the theme for this year's Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association Congress, Jan. 17-19 at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in Sandusky, Ohio. The registration deadline is Jan. 7 and is available online at http://www.opgma.org/. Martha Filipic
10/07/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Mountains Into Molehills (for the Week of Oct. 7, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Is "mountaintop removal" what it sounds like it is? Kurt Knebusch
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
09/14/2011 MEDIA ADVISORY: OARDC to Dedicate First-in-Ohio Ag Safety Lab Sept. 16 in Wooster WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) will unveil this Friday, Sept. 16 a unique, highly secure bio-containment building for the study of infectious diseases of plants and animals that threaten Ohio’s $90-plus billion agricultural industry. Mauricio Espinoza
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
09/24/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Mammoth Effort (for the Week of Sept. 23, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What did you mean, ‘Bring back the mammoth'? Is someone going to bring back a mammoth? Kurt Knebusch
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
07/21/2011 'Power Crops': Learn about Bioenergy Farming at July 28 Field Day in Piketon PIKETON, Ohio -- Giant miscanthus and hybrid willow could soon be growing across southern Ohio and other regions to produce fuel and energy. These are two of the "power crops" Ohio State University experts will be talking about and demonstrating at this year’s Soil, Water and Bioenergy Field Day, to be held Thursday, July 28, at the OSU South Centers at Piketon. Mauricio Espinoza
08/13/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Don't Waste That Food Waste, or When Good Things Happen to Bad Doodles (for the Week of Aug. 17, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: OK, so what's a better thing to do with food waste — be it old fish tacos, be it stale Cheez Doodles, be it bags of muffin stumps — than bury it in a landfill? Kurt Knebusch
05/27/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Polar Bears Threatened? (for the Week of May 25, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: We talked in class about polar bears. They just got listed as "threatened." What's it mean? Kurt Knebusch
01/19/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hey, Bu'b! Save Dough! Cut Gas! (for the Week of Jan. 21, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What's with the curlicue light bulbs? Kurt Knebusch
10/13/2011 OSU Extension Offers Income Tax Schools COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension will offer eight OSU Income Tax Schools across Ohio from Nov. 9 through Dec. 10. These two-day schools are designed for those who have some experience preparing and filing federal and state tax returns for individuals and small businesses. Instruction will focus on federal tax law changes and on the issues that tax preparers may encounter in 2011 returns. The schools also will include an Ohio income tax update.  David Marrison
08/21/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Purple Box, Detector Gadget (for the Week of Aug. 24, 2008) Dear Twig: There's a funny purple box in a tree by the road near my house. I live in northern Ohio. I saw one in Pennsylvania, too. What are they? Kurt Knebusch
05/29/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Tasmanian Devil in Devil of a Pickle (for the Week of June 1, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: We also talked in class about an animal called the Tasmanian devil. It's endangered. Why? Kurt Knebusch
01/24/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Blargh of the Albatross (for the Week of Jan. 28, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: This one time, at science camp, an albatross (albatross!) threw up on my aunt. 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
10/14/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Science Class Under the Sea (for the Week of Oct. 14, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: My teacher told us about a class called Project SeaCAMEL. What is it? Kurt Knebusch
01/27/2012 Farmers, Food Industry: Brix Workshops Set for Feb. 9 (Wooster) and Feb. 18 (Granville) WOOSTER, Ohio -- How much sugar is in your vegetables? How sweet might they taste? What factors influence sugar levels in vegetables? Are you interested in learning how to measure sugar levels using Brix values? The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) will be offering two workshops on these topics, Feb. 9 in Wooster and Feb. 18 in Granville. Mauricio Espinoza
09/19/2011 Media Advisory: Ohio Governor John Kasich to Attend Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – Ohio Governor John Kasich will attend Ohio State University's Farm Science Review (FSR), Sept. 20, for the Vice President's Luncheon. Andy Vance
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

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