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02/02/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: How to Stop Another Katrina (for the Week of Feb. 11, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Can what happened to New Orleans, the damage from Hurricane Katrina, happen again? If it can, what can we do to stop it? 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
09/04/2012 J.M. Smucker Co. Commits $1M to Ohio State for Food Innovation Research, Scholarships COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The J.M. Smucker Company and Timothy P. Smucker of Orrville, Ohio, have committed $1 million to support ongoing research and student success at Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Bobby Moser
03/08/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Homegrown Frugal Frugivorous Fruitfest! (for the Week of March 8, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: You asked this last week: "Why would you want to grow your own fruit?" You mentioned a good way to learn about it. Kurt Knebusch
07/02/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Lightning and Birds (for the Week of July 5, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Do birds ever get hit by lightning? Kurt Knebusch
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
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
04/23/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Chub? What it is (for the Week of April 29, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: My friend went fishing and caught a chub. Chub? I don't even know what that is! Kurt Knebusch
04/12/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Deer! (Snort, Bleat, Grunt) (for the Week of April 12, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Do deer make sounds? Kurt Knebusch
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
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
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
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
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
10/02/2012 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
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
04/16/2012 Mind the GAPs: Learn Fruit, Vegetable Safety Practices in Mt. Vernon April 17 MT. VERNON, Ohio -- Ohio State's Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team will hold a program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms on April 17 at the Knox County office of OSU Extension,  Ashley Kulhanek
10/16/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Now That Would Be a Great Pumpkin (for the Week of Oct. 12, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What if there were flying pumpkins? 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
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
02/23/2012 Produce Safety Programs Set for Southern Ohio WOOSTER, Ohio — Produce Safety Education programs for farmers have been scheduled for March 20 in Clayton and April 11 in Piketon, both in southern Ohio. Ashley Kulhanek
03/15/2012 MacArthur Foundation Awards Ohio State $427,000 Grant to Analyze the Use of Reverse Mortgages and Its Impact on Older Adults COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A research team led by Stephanie Moulton, an assistant professor at the John Glenn School of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University, was awarded one of five competitive grants from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation for research to explore the relationships between housing and social and economic outcomes for families and communities.
05/31/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: All I Got Was a Bellyache (for the Week of May 31, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What does that mean, "Blech, nurdley"? 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
07/12/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Quills of Prickly Porky (for the Week of July 12, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Why don't porcupines stick to things? All those pointy quills and all ... 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
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
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

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