CFAES Give Today
News Releases Archive (Prior to 2011)

College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences

CFAES

News Archives

View articles by year:

Pages

Date Title Intro Author(s) Source(s)sort descending
06/06/2012 Media Advisory: Ohio State Biosafety Lab to Be Named after U.S. Rep. Ralph Regula Friday, June 8, in Wooster WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center's Plant and Animal Agrosecurity Research Facility (PAAR) will be named after longtime U.S. Rep. Ralph Regula (Ohio's 16th District), at a ceremony this Friday, June 8, at 3:30 p.m. Regula has been a strong supporter of the facility. He retired from Congress in 2009. Mauricio Espinoza
04/02/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Do Skunks Spray Other Skunks? (for the Week of April 8, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: So ... do skunks ever spray each other? Kurt Knebusch
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
09/21/2012 Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for Cleveland Oct. 3 CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Oct. 3 at the Urban Community School, 4909 Lorain Ave., in Cleveland. Ashley Kulhanek
06/01/2011 Media Advisory: Unique Highway Tree Planting Project Kicks Off Tomorrow (6/2) in Gahanna COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Reporters are invited tomorrow (6/2) at 10 a.m. to the kickoff of “Greening the Highways” -- a binational project that seeks to increase the survival rate and environmental benefits of trees planted in urban areas in Ontario, Canada, and Ohio. The project's first tree planting in Ohio will take place in Gahanna, at the intersection of I-270 South and Hamilton Road.
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
02/15/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Kiwis Can't Fly; Neither Can Kiwis (for the Week of Feb. 15, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Where do kiwis come from? The fruit, not the bird. Kurt Knebusch
07/10/2012 Composting Industry Tour Set for Aug. 23 in NW Ohio: How to Handle 1,300 Tons of Leaves, 35 Million Pounds of Food Scraps, More BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Two innovative, large-scale composting facilities in northwest Ohio will be the focus when Composting in Ohio 2012: A Tour of the Industry takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 23. Mary Wicks
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
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.
04/10/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dandy, Yes, But Not Before Bed (for the Week of April 15, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Why are dandelions called dandelions? Kurt Knebusch
04/27/2011 Media Advisory: Chancellor Petro to Speak at OARDC Annual Conference Tomorrow (4/28) in Columbus COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro will speak tomorrow (4/28) at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) annual conference, to be held at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr., on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus. Mauricio Espinoza
02/01/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Chickens on the White House Lawn (for the Week of Feb. 1, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: You said I can maybe raise chickens in my own backyard. What about the President? Can he raise chickens in his backyard, too? Kurt Knebusch
02/22/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Cool Cold Kiwis (for the Week of Feb. 22, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: OK, here's your kiwifruit. So how can I grow my own kiwifruit? Kurt Knebusch
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
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
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
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
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
08/12/2011 Corn, Soybeans: Attend SW Ohio Field Day For Expert Advice Aug. 16 in Washington Court House WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio -- The Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and the Fayette County Agronomy Committee will hold their annual field day and test plot demonstrations on Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Fayette County Demonstration Farm just north of Washington Court House. Mauricio Espinoza
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
04/15/2007 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
10/05/2011 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
03/01/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Backyard Fruits That You Can Grow (for the Week of March 1, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: OK, here's another kiwifruit. So what did you mean, "more cool backyard fruits" last week? Kurt Knebusch
02/23/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Feb. 17 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Feb. 17. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
03/23/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Ranking Skunk Species (for the Week of April 1, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: You said there are several skunk species. How do they smell? The same? Different? Kurt Knebusch
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
03/21/2011 Media Advisory: U.S. Rep. Renacci to Visit OARDC Tomorrow (3/22), Learn About Reconstruction, Economic Development Efforts WOOSTER, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (Ohio's 16th District) will visit the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) tomorrow, March 22, at 10:30 a.m., to learn about post-tornado reconstruction efforts and projects related to economic development and food safety. Mauricio Espinoza
04/16/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of April 5 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of April 5: Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
09/22/2011 Food Dialogues Reach Farm Science Review Attendees via Satellite and Twitter Thought leaders in food and agriculture production and policy, wildlife, animal care and the environment came together via satellite and Twitter (#foodd) with farmers and consumers to discuss concerns about water and land availability, energy costs, food prices and transparency. Melanie Wilt

Pages