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01/14/2011 OSU-Wooster Scarlet, Gray, Green Fair Set for April 19 WOOSTER, Ohio — OSU’s fourth annual Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair is set for April 19 at OARDC. It’s a free public program centered on the environment and how people can improve it.  Kurt Knebusch Allen Zimmerman
03/07/2011 Old Computer? Worn Tennis Shoes? Free Recycling at OSU Green Fair WOOSTER, Ohio – OSU's 2011 Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair will again have an extensive recycling station. Old cell phones, computers, even tennis shoes are some of the stuff you can drop off free. Kurt Knebusch Allen Zimmerman
04/22/2011 Scarlet, Gray, Green Fair Student Winners Announced WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair has announced the winners of its creative arts, informational poster and environmental essay student competitions. Kurt Knebusch Allen Zimmerman
02/08/2011 OSU President Gee to Keynote Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray, Green Fair WOOSTER, Ohio -- OSU President E. Gordon Gee will be the keynote speaker at the university’s fourth annual Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair April 19 at OARDC. Kurt Knebusch Allen Zimmerman
04/25/2011 Black River Team Wins OSU Green Fair Solar Boat Contest The Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair has announced the winners of its solar-powered boat races. Kurt Knebusch Allen Zimmerman
01/18/2011 Scarlet, Gray, Green Fair Seeks Sponsors; Feb. 15 Deadline WOOSTER, Ohio — Sponsor opportunities are available for OSU's fourth annual Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair, set for April 19 at OARDC. Kurt Knebusch Allen Zimmerman
03/22/2011 Music, More at OSU Green Fair April 19 WOOSTER, Ohio -- Madison Hill, home of OARDC in Wooster, will be alive with the sound of music during OSU’s Wooster Campus Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair April 19.  Kurt Knebusch Allen Zimmerman
10/29/2010 Chow Line: Potatoes: You say waxy, I say mealy (11/7/20) What kinds of potatoes are best for boiling, mashing, frying and baking? Martha Filipic Allison Weis
01/13/2012 Chow Line: Americans flunk healthy eating index (1/13/12) I’m trying to eat more healthfully by following the Dietary Guidelines for Americans and the “MyPlate” tips. I thought I had been eating OK, but I’m surprised at how drastically I’ve changed my diet. Do many people actually follow these recommendations?   Martha Filipic Alma Simmons
01/27/2012 Chow Line: Canned salmon good for omega-3s (1/27/12) We love making baked salmon, especially because it’s so good for you. But it is expensive. Recently I’ve been tempted to try canned salmon. Does it have the same health benefits from omega-3 fatty acids? Martha Filipic Alma Simmons
01/20/2012 Chow Line: Portion control essential for toddlers (1/20/12) My two toddlers are overweight. We have begun watching what we eat more closely, but I find that I’m not sure how much my children should be eating. Can you help? Martha Filipic Alma Simmons
11/22/2002 Management Tips Highlight Dairy Conference COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio dairy producers looking to get the scoop on herd management, farm finances and government programs, as well as information on nearly 20 other dairy topics, can attend the Ohio Dairy Management Conference in December. Candace Pollock Amanda Hargett
09/02/2009 Farm Science Review a Learning Opportunity for Students LONDON, Ohio – Teachers looking to educate their students on the importance of agriculture to Ohio's economy have the opportunity to take a field trip to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review. Candace Pollock Amanda Meddles
01/21/2010 Receive Certified Livestock Manager Training at CTC ADA, Ohio – Livestock producers interested in obtaining a manure management license or who want to learn more about best manure management practices have the opportunity to gain the training they need at Ohio State University's Conservation Tillage and Technology Conference. Candace Pollock Amanda Meddles
08/18/2009 Ohio State Scientist to Speak at Midwest Birding Symposium COLUMBUS, Ohio OSU wildlife ecologist Amanda Rodewald will present “Singing the Blues: The Challenge of Conserving the Cerulean Warbler at the 2009 Midwest Birding Symposium, Sept. 17-20 in Lakeside, Ohio. Kurt Knebusch Amanda Rodewald
06/23/2011 Ohio State Researchers Outline Roadmap for Struggling Communities COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Struggling communities dot the national map from coast to coast. Only some are successful in bouncing back to prosperity. A new analysis by Ohio State University researchers outlines what works and what doesn't, offering something of a roadmap for policy makers who want their communities to succeed. Martha Filipic Amanda Weinstein, Mark Partridge
09/07/2010 OSU Analysis: State's Green Energy Efforts Unlikely to Create Large Numbers of New Jobs COLUMBUS, Ohio – Like many states, Ohio is banking on green energy technology to put residents back to work. Yet, a new Ohio State University analysis examining the economic development impacts of green policies suggests that the state's current efforts are unlikely to generate large numbers of new jobs. Candace Pollock Amanda Weinstein, Mark Partridge
01/18/2011 Researchers: Ohio in Prime Position to Fill Green Energy Gaps COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio should look to its roots in manufacturing -- and its expertise in developing new technologies -- to spur the state's job growth in the green economy, according to a new Ohio State University policy brief. Martha Filipic Amanda Weinstein, Mark Partridge
05/19/2008 Family Fundamentals: If summer is stressful, plan now to slow down I'm getting more tense as summer approaches. When our family gets out of its normal routine, it seems like we get busier than ever. Any guidance? Martha Filipic Amanda Westfall
06/17/2011 Chow Line: MyPlate offers tips for adding fruits, veggies (for 6/26/11) I'm trying to follow the MyPlate recommendations to eat more fruits and vegetables, but I'm in a rut. Where can I find some new ideas? Martha Filipic Amber Riggin
05/13/2011 Chow Line: It's OK for spinach to see the light (for 5/22/11) I always heard that light can destroy nutrients in food. My husband disagrees, saying he has heard just the opposite is true. What is correct? Martha Filipic Amber Riggin
05/20/2011 Chow Line: Try leaner ground beef for burgers (for 5/29/11) I want to try using very lean ground beef for grilling burgers, but I’m afraid they will be dry. What is the best fat content for burgers? Martha Filipic Amber Riggin
05/27/2011 Chow Line: Coffee: Fill to the brim for good health (for 6/5/11) I was surprised to hear coffee might help prevent prostate cancer. I always tried to limit coffee drinking, thinking it was a bad habit. Can I enjoy it now? Martha Filipic Amber Riggin
06/03/2011 Chow Line: Nearly one in 100 need to avoid gluten (for 6/12/11) I see more and more foods labeled “gluten-free.” What exactly is gluten, anyway? And why don’t people want it?   Martha Filipic Amber Riggin
05/06/2011 Chow Line: Make sure you get enough calcium (for 5/15/11) I just turned 50. Do I need to increase my calcium intake? Martha Filipic Amber Riggin
04/29/2011 Chow Line: Peppermint could ease pain in gut (for 5/8/11) I suffer from irritable bowel syndrome. I heard that peppermint might help ease my symptoms, but it sounds like folklore to me. How true is it? Martha Filipic Amber Riggin
06/09/2011 Chow Line: It's easy to put MyPlate into practice (for 6/19/11) I like the new MyPlate icon that is replacing the old food pyramid, but it doesn’t give very many details on what you should actually do. Where can I find more information?   Martha Filipic Amber Riggin
08/13/2008 What are Those Purple Things in Trees? Find out at Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio – A new way of monitoring the spread of emerald ash borer has been introduced to Ohio and visitors to Ohio State University's Farm Science Review will learn more about the method. Candace Pollock Amy Stone
12/14/2005 Vet-Med Opportunities with New Ohio State Degree Program COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new academic program, being offered by Ohio State University's Department of Animal Sciences in collaboration with Columbus State Community College, is adding career opportunities for students interested in the field of veterinary medicine. Candace Pollock Amy Lahmers
12/09/2005 New Youth Beef Cattle Show Targets Market Performance COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio youth enrolled in 4-H or FFA market beef projects will have the opportunity to participate in a program rewarding cattle for traits which determine their value beyond the feedlot and into the marketplace. Candace Pollock Amy Radunz

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