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07/26/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Big Z's (for the Week of July 26, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What's the biggest zucchini in the world? Kurt Knebusch
08/19/2011 Media Request Form for FSR Tickets and Parking Make your plans now to cover the 2011 Farm Science Review. Suzanne Steel
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
09/02/2011 Ohio State’s Dean of Food, Ag, Environment to Step Down COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The longest-tenured dean at The Ohio State University announced his transition plans today.  Suzanne Steel
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
04/29/2011 OARDC Recognizes Composting, Bioproducts, Bioenergy Leader COLUMBUS, Ohio — OSU scientist Harold Keener, an expert on the engineering of composting systems, biomass energy systems and plant-based bioproducts, yesterday was named winner of OARDC's 2011 Distinguished Senior Faculty Research Award.
09/05/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dude, Where's My Mammoth? (Hypotheses 1 and 2) (for the Week of Sept. 9, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Why did those great big mammals in North America — sloths, mammoths, those guys — go extinct? Kurt Knebusch
04/05/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Seahorse Manure (for the Week of April 5, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: How do seahorses go to the bathroom? 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
08/09/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hawk Makes a Splash (for the Week of Aug. 9, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: I saw a big hawk in my grandmother's bird bath. Kurt Knebusch
08/22/2011 MEDIA ADVISORY: Shirley Brooks-Jones Available for Interviews about 9/11 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As the nation prepares to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, one local woman looks forward to again sharing her own Sept. 11 tale of overwhelming generosity.   Martha Filipic
10/21/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Squirrels A-fallin'! (for the Week of Oct. 21, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Do squirrels ever fall out of trees? Kurt Knebusch
05/09/2011 Ohio State's Wetlands Researcher Given Honor by Chinese University COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Professor William J. Mitsch, director of Ohio State University's Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, was presented with a Certificate for Concurrent Professorship at Nanjing Forestry University in Nanjing, China, on May 5. Li Zhang
04/29/2011 Chancellor Petro at OARDC Conference: 'You Are the Heart of Ohio's Economic Growth Prospects' COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Speaking at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) annual conference yesterday (4/28) on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus, Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro said agriculture -- and the science that supports it -- are “the heart of Ohio’s economic growth prospects.” Mauricio Espinoza
03/15/2012 Cleaner, Safer Produce? Program for Farmers is April 14 CANFIELD, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms takes place in Mahoning County on April 14. Ashley Kulhanek
06/09/2011 Last Chance to Register for NE Ohio Lawn Care Seminar: Event is June 16 in Wooster WOOSTER, Ohio -- Registration is coming to a close for this year’s Northeast Ohio Lawn Care Seminar, which will be held Thursday, June 16, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) Wooster campus, 1680 Madison Ave. Mauricio Espinoza
08/17/2012 Niblack Named Fellow of Society of Nematologists COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The chair of Ohio State University's Department of Plant Pathology has been inducted as a Fellow in the Society of Nematologists. Martha Filipic
09/13/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dude, Where's My Mammoth? (Hypotheses 3 and 4) (for the Week of Sept. 16, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Go on. What else might have made those great big Ice Age mammals go extinct? Kurt Knebusch
05/08/2012 Coming June 2 in Canton: Food Safety Practices for Fruit, Vegetable Growers CANTON, Ohio -- Stark Parks will host a program on food safety practices for fruit and vegetable growers from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on June 2 at the Exploration Gateway at Sippo Lake Park. 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
08/26/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Send in the Clown Loaches (for the Week of Aug. 31, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Erm, what's a clown loach? Kurt Knebusch
03/22/2011 Animals from Cleveland, Akron Zoos at Scarlet, Gray, Green Fair WOOSTER, Ohio – Both the Akron Zoo and the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo will bring animals to OSU’s Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair. Their focus: Teaching people about conserving wildlife. Laura Chapin
10/25/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Pacific Trash Vortex (for the Week of Oct. 28, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Here's what my friend Steve said at lunch: that there's a great big pile of plastic garbage floating in the middle of the ocean. True? Kurt Knebusch
05/01/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: When Raccoons Want Your Corn (for the Week of May 6, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Every spring we plant sweet corn in our garden. And every summer, right before we pick it, it gets eaten up by raccoons. What can we do? 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
06/09/2011 Rain Barrels and Gardening: Attend Free Event this Sunday in Columbus COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Learn about rain barrels and their use in backyard gardening this Sunday, June 12, during a free educational program held at the Waterman Agriculture and Natural Resources Laboratory, 2490 Carmack Road, on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus.  Mauricio Espinoza
09/27/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dead Tree Standing (for the Week of Sept. 30, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What good are dead trees? There's one in the woods behind our house. My dad says he won't cut it down. 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
05/04/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: When, Why Geese Act Crazy (for the Week of May 13, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Why do some Canada geese act so crazy? Kurt Knebusch
04/29/2011 VP Statement Regarding Ohio House Budget Statement from Bobby D. Moser, Vice President for Agricultural Administration and Dean, College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences on the Ohio House budget   Suzanne Steel

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