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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.
05/24/2011 Media Advisory: Tree Inventory in Fairborn Tomorrow (5/25) Highlights Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week FAIRBORN, Ohio -- Researchers and volunteers with Ohio State University Extension and officials with the city of Fairborn will conduct a tree inventory tomorrow (5/25) at the Community Park, in an effort to highlight the multiple environmental and economic benefits of trees as part of Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week (May 22-28).
09/06/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Oak from Acorn? A-OK! (for the Week of Sept. 6, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Can I grow an oak tree from an acorn? Kurt Knebusch
12/07/2012 Media Advisory: OARDC in Wooster to Help Launch State's 100 Gbps Broadband Network Tuesday, Dec. 11 WOOSTER, Ohio -- Reporters are invited to the inauguration of Ohio's 100-Gigabit-per-second (Gbps) statewide broadband network, which will take place Tuesday, Dec. 11, at various university sites -- including the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). Mauricio Espinoza
04/20/2012 Scarlet and Gray Ag Day Partners with Mid-Ohio Foodbank to Inspire Hunger Heroes COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Micki Zartman Scarlet and Gray Ag Day, an educational awareness day for central Ohio elementary students hosted by Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, is teaming up with the Mid-Ohio Foodbank to help hungry families and inspire future hunger heroes. During the April 27 event, nearly 650 visiting fourth- and fifth-grade students will be packaging food to make “Kid-Packs,” which will be donated to Mid-Ohio Foodbank for distribution. Caroline Weihl
07/10/2012 Ohio State’s Annual Manure Science Review Is Aug. 9 in NW Ohio: Learn How to Reduce Phosphorus Runoff, More GROVER HILL, Ohio -- Reducing phosphorus runoff, a concern related to protecting water quality and preventing harmful algae blooms, will be just one of the topics when Ohio State presents Manure Science Review 2012 on Aug. 9 in northwest Ohio. Mary Wicks
04/15/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Energy Vampire! Boo! (for the Week of April 22, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: My brother said there are energy vampires. True? Kurt Knebusch
10/19/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Turkey Beard? Weird! (for the Week of Oct. 19, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Did you know that turkeys have beards? Kurt Knebusch
01/17/2012 Feb. 20: How to Grow, Sell Safer Produce HOMERVILLE, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms takes place in northern Ohio on Feb. 20. Ashley Kulhanek
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
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
06/24/2011 Three-Day West Ohio Grazing School To Be Held in July in Sidney: Register by July 8 SIDNEY, Ohio -- A three-day, intensive-grazing educational program designed for livestock producers in both Ohio and Indiana is scheduled for July 14, 21 and 23 at the Shelby County office of Ohio State University Extension in Sidney, Ohio. Mauricio Espinoza
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
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
10/26/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Osage Can You See? (for the Week of Oct. 26, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What are those green things? Under that tree? They're all kind of big, round and wrinkly. 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
11/14/2000 Ohio State Experts on Emerald Ash Borer (Updated February 2007) WOOSTER, Ohio — Experts with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and Ohio State University Extension are available to speak with the media about emerald ash borer (EAB) — an invasive pest that is threatening to wipe out native ash trees and cause significant losses to the state's wood manufacturing, landscaping and nursery industries. Mauricio Espinoza
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
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
01/18/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: See Cow? No, Sea Cow (for the Week of Jan. 18, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What's a sea cow? Kurt Knebusch
07/06/2012 Insect Night Walk is July 21 in Secrest Arboretum WOOSTER, Ohio — Come experience the nightlife that most never see at Secrest Arboretum’s annual Insect Night Walk. Denise Ellsworth
05/10/2012 Taking the Registered Tax Return Preparer Test? Here Are 2 Ways to Get Ready COLUMBUS, Ohio -- OSU Extension and the OSU Income Tax School Program are offering two educational options to tax practitioners who are preparing to take the new Registered Tax Return Preparer competency test this year. David Marrison
05/14/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Someone Cut the Grass (for the Week of May 20, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Why does cut grass smell like it does? Kurt Knebusch
08/07/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Aug. 8 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Aug. 8. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
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
07/06/2012 Chow Line: Now is a great time to try fresh herbs (7/6/12) Last week, I used fresh dill weed in a recipe for the first time and was surprised how mild it was -- very different from from the dried dill I normally use. I want to try using more fresh herbs. Any ideas on where I should start? Martha Filipic
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
05/24/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Bee Good! But Why? (for the Week of June 3, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Alright, I'll ask. How do native bees help us? Kurt Knebusch
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
07/31/2012 Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night August 7 FREMONT, Ohio -- Vegetable production will be the focus of Ohio State University's Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night Aug. 7 at the North Central Agricultural Research Station of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) .  Elizabeth (Betsy) Ludwig

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