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08/01/2011 Organic Soybean Pest Control: Tour Looks at New Research BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- The 2011 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series continues on Aug. 17 with a look at organic soybeans. New research on pest control is the focus, including the effects of planting date and the benefits of no-till rotations of rye and soybeans. Kurt Knebusch Alan Sundermeier
08/04/2004 Cover Crop Options Increase for Growers VAN WERT, Ohio — Oilseed radish, a type of mustard plant originally developed for oil production, is finding another use in Ohio as a cover crop. Candace Pollock Alan Sundermeier
05/23/2012 OSU Sustainable Ag Tour offers up-close look at alternative production systems COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s Sustainable Agriculture Team will host four tours this summer on urban agriculture, agritourism, farming research and farmers markets, as part of the 2012 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series.  Tracy Turner Alan Sundermeier
02/23/2012 Soybean Disease ID Workshop First of Several to be Held This Year CUSTAR, Ohio -- Ohio crop growers, seed company agronomists, retailers and other agriculture professionals will spend time up close and personal with diseased soybeans during a workshop held by Ohio State University experts. Tracy Turner Alan P. Sundermeier
06/12/2001 OARDC Site of Tree Climbing Event WOOSTER, Ohio - The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center campus will be the site of a tree climbing competition on June 16. Candace Pollock Alan Klonowski, Ken Cochran
06/06/2001 New Nutrition, Food Safety Institute to be Developed at OSU COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University researchers are joining forces to create a one-of-a-kind research institute addressing nutrition and food safety from the farm to the plate. Candace Pollock Ahmed Yousef, Tammy Bray
08/20/2008 Food Scientist Honored with Designated Professorship COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A substantial gift to the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has created a designated professorship to honor a faculty member for his extensive research in food safety. Martha Filipic Ahmed Yousef
08/27/2010 Chow Line: Recalled or not, handle eggs safely (for 9/5/10) I'm curious about how the inside of eggs could become contaminated with bacteria. Is this something new? Martha Filipic Ahmed Yousef, Jennifer Perry
05/11/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Eating (Low-fat, High-carb) (Gag) Slugs (for the Week of May 11, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What eats slugs? Do you eat slugs? I don't eat slugs. Kurt Knebusch
06/13/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Food Trash and Climate Change, or Don't Flump Muffin Stumps in Dumps (for the Week of June 15, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Where do the burnt black French fries that I throw out at a restaurant go? Kurt Knebusch
07/19/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: 'Rik!' Sting! Yow! (for the Week of July 22, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: You said some fish make sounds. Well, last night my dad took me fishing. I caught a bullhead catfish. And you know what it did? ... Kurt Knebusch
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05/17/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Whole Lot of Nurdles Going On (for the Week of May 17, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Why are we talking about nurdles? Kurt Knebusch
04/30/2009 Resources for 2009 H1N1 Information It can be hard to sort through all the information about the 2009 H1N1 flu outbreak, also called the "swine flu." Here are some reliable resources from Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, and other university, state and national organizations that may help answer your questions. NULL
03/23/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hypothetical Groundhog/Whistlepig Food-snarfing and/or Projectile-projecting (for the Week of March 23, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: If, in fact, a Marmota monax could ingest and/or lob the secondary xylem of trees and shrubs, how much of the secondary xylem of trees and shrubs could a Marmota monax, in fact, ingest and/or lob? Kurt Knebusch
04/17/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Under a Squirrel's Umbrella (for the Week of April 19, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: I saw a squirrel use its tail as an umbrella. Kurt Knebusch
04/27/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Cuya-who-ga? (for the Week of April 27, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: "Cuyahoggily"? I don't get it. Kurt Knebusch
02/23/2012 April 27 in Wooster: Produce Safety Program for Farmers WOOSTER, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms takes place April 27 at OARDC in Wooster. Ashley Kulhanek
05/24/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Bee Good! But Why? (for the Week of June 3, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Alright, I'll ask. How do native bees help us? Kurt Knebusch
10/26/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Locking Deer Antlers (for the Week of Nov. 4, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Do deer ever get their antlers stuck together? Kurt Knebusch
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
07/23/2012 President Gee Expresses Support for Ohio Farmers Concern about the drought currently gripping Ohio was apparent at Ohio State’s Molly Caren Agricultural Center, home of the annual Farm Science Review. Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee expressed his concern and support for Ohio farmers as he visited the farm today as part of the university’s annual Roads Scholars tour for new faculty. Amy Murray
06/07/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Carnivorous Chipmunks? (for the Week of June 7, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Do chipmunks eat meat Kurt Knebusch
09/08/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Spreading Better Butter Words (for the Week of Sept. 7, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Why do they call it butter? Kurt Knebusch
09/14/2011 MEDIA ADVISORY: OARDC to Dedicate First-in-Ohio Ag Safety Lab Sept. 16 in Wooster WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) will unveil this Friday, Sept. 16 a unique, highly secure bio-containment building for the study of infectious diseases of plants and animals that threaten Ohio’s $90-plus billion agricultural industry. Mauricio Espinoza
03/02/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: New Fuels? Cool! (for the Week of March 2, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: You talked about electric cars. What other ways can you run a car? Kurt Knebusch
06/06/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Build Your Own Bee House (for the Week of June 10, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: How can I build a house for native bees? You mentioned it last week. Kurt Knebusch
06/18/2006 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Bio-who-ia? (for the Week of June 18, 2006) Q. Dear Twig: OK, I'll bite. What's bio ... bio ... phlablahblah? [See last week.] Kurt Knebusch
06/27/2012 Media Advisory: U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Visiting Campus June 28 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will meet with Ohio State University researchers from the Center for Advanced Functional Foods Research and Entrepreneurship (CAFFRE) and Department of Food Science and Technology on Thursday, June 28. Suzanne Steel
01/29/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: People Behind Climate Change? (for the Week of Feb. 4, 2007) Dear Twig: What's causing global climate change? Some people say it's people. Some people say that's bunk. Kurt Knebusch