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02/27/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Great Big Squid Word (for the Week of March 4, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Did you hear about that super-huge squid? Kurt Knebusch
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
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
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
04/22/2011 Media Advisory: Arbor Day Celebration on Oval April 29 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Three newly planted yellow buckeye trees will be dedicated on Ohio State University's Oval outside of Mendenhall Lab on Arbor Day, April 29. Martha Filipic
09/24/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Again with the Recycled Pencils (for the Week of Sept. 28, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: So what are those recycled pencils like? Kurt Knebusch
08/28/2012 Ohio State ATI Announces Dedication of New Beef Cattle Handling Facility WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) will dedicate its new beef cattle handling facility on Friday, Oct. 12, from 1-3 p.m., with remarks at 2 p.m. All members of the Ohio beef industry who are interested in seeing the facility and learning more about it are welcome to attend. Frances Whited
03/12/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Does Tomato Juice Stop Skunk Stink? (for the Week of March 18, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Does tomato juice work to get rid of skunk stink? Kurt Knebusch
07/11/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of July 12 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of July 12. 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
04/22/2011 Soil Scientist Lal Named University Distinguished Professor, Ohio State’s Highest Honor COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Rattan Lal, a preeminent soil scientist in Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), has been designated as a Distinguished University Professor -- the highest faculty honor bestowed by the university upon individuals who have truly exceptional records in teaching, research and service. Mauricio Espinoza
08/23/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: One Gene, Two Gene, Red Gene, Blue Gene ... OK, Maybe Orange (for the Week of Aug. 23, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What makes a tomato a certain color? Kurt Knebusch
11/30/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Any Reindeer Games? (for the Week of Nov. 30, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Do reindeer really play games? 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
01/27/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Manure, Write On! (for the Week of Jan. 27, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: I bet you didn't know this. I bet you didn't know that you can turn manure into paper. Kurt Knebusch
03/15/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Anti-skunk-spray Reek-remover! (for the Week of March 25, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: So tomato juice doesn't get rid of skunk stink. What does? My dog really smells! Kurt Knebusch
01/25/2012 Field Crop Programs Scheduled for Feb. 9, 14 in NW Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Field crop farmers will have two opportunities this February to get up to speed on new research and technology from Ohio State University experts as they make plans for the 2012 growing season. Mauricio Espinoza
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
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
08/09/2012 Five Ohio State Faculty Members Recognized by American Phytopathological Society COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Five faculty members of Ohio State University's Department of Plant Pathology are being recognized this week at the annual meeting of the American Phytopathological Society (APS) in Providence, R.I. Martha Filipic
08/30/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Tomato Splatability (for the Week of Aug. 30, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Why do some tomatoes splat more when I throw them at my brother? Kurt Knebusch
01/05/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Deer Me: Where to Sleep? (for the Week of Jan. 5, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Where do deer sleep during winter? Kurt Knebusch
12/12/2012 Media Advisory: Ohio State Experts Available to Speak on Thousand Cankers Disease in Walnut Trees COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The following experts in Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences are available to speak with reporters about the first discovery in Ohio of the walnut twig beetle.  Kurt Knebusch
12/18/2011 Ohio Corn and Soybean Performance Trial Results Now Available COLUMBUS, Ohio – Researchers with Ohio State University’s Department of Horticulture and Crop Science and the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) have released results of the 2011 Corn Performance Test and 2011 Soybean Performance Trials. Andy Vance
06/24/2012 Faith-based Sustainability? Environmental Scientist, Evangelical Leader to Speak in Wooster and Columbus This Week WOOSTER, Ohio -- Cal DeWitt of the University of Wisconsin, an expert on sustainability and land stewardship and a leading Christian environmentalist, will speak five times in Wooster and Columbus later this week, Jan. 26-28. Kurt Knebusch
03/05/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Non-maple Tree Syrup (for the Week of March 11, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: I know maple syrup comes from maple tree sap. What other trees can you use to make syrup? Kurt Knebusch
05/08/2012 Webinar to Introduce Climate Change Communication Strategies COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Climate Change Outreach Team will host a webinar on climate change May 9, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. The webinar, “Framing Climate Change: Recent Research Trends on Communication Strategies & Public Opinion,” will also feature a discussion by Erik Nisbet, assistant professor of communication and political science at Ohio State. Jill Jentes Banicki
06/06/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of June 6 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of June 6. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
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
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

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