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08/05/2011 Piketon Field Night Aug. 11 Includes Pumpkin Pollination, Drip Irrigation, Small Fruit, Tomatoes PIKETON, Ohio – The Annual Horticulture Field Night will be held Thursday, Aug. 11, at Ohio State University's South Centers in Piketon. Registration begins at 5 p.m. with the program starting at 6 p.m. The cost to attend is $10 per person, which includes dinner. Julie Strawser-Moose
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
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
04/24/2012 Have Questions? Ask an Extension Expert with New Online Tool COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohioans who have questions -- on everything from personal finance to agricultural enterprise budgets, from gardening to crop production, from nutrition to producing fruits and vegetables safely -- have a new way to find answers.
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
03/09/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Kinda Clammy! (for the Week of March 9, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: How many kinds of clams are there? Kurt Knebusch
06/12/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of June 13 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of June 13. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
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
03/29/2012 Safety Conference Teaches Emergency Management for Ohio Farm Markets and Agritainment Operations COLUMBUS, Ohio –When Mother Nature or natural disasters strike a u-pick operation, it’s important for farm operators to react fast and know how to handle the panic of visitors, says an Ohio State University Extension expert.  Dee Jepsen
02/08/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Three More Questions About Chickens and Eggs (for the Week of Feb. 8, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: About those backyard chickens: Don't you need a rooster if you want them to lay eggs? (Also: How many? Large talons?) Kurt Knebusch
04/24/2012 EcoErek to the Rescue: Denim Collection at the 2012 Scarlet and Gray Ag Day COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As part of his recycling initiative, 11-year-old "Eco" Erek Hansen will be collecting used denim at the 2012 Micki Zartman Scarlet and Gray Ag Day on Friday, April 27, on Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences campus. Stephanie Verhoff
05/23/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Native Bee Team (for the Week of May 27, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Are there other bees besides honeybees and bumblebees? Kurt Knebusch
09/02/2010 Sen. Brown, USDA Official Scuse Visit OARDC WOOSTER, Ohio — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and Michael Scuse, U.S. Department of Agriculture Deputy Under Secretary for Farm and Foreign Agricultural Services, visited the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) on Wednesday (9/1). NULL
07/29/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Giant Tomatoes (for the Week of July 29, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What's the biggest tomato ever? Kurt Knebusch
07/19/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Paddy the Beaver Gets a Clonking (for the Week of July 19, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Do the trees beavers cut down ever fall on and squish the beavers? Kurt Knebusch
03/14/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Barrel o' Rain, Barrel o' Fun (for the Week of March 16, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What's a rain barrel? What's it for? Kurt Knebusch
08/05/2011 Imprelis, Much More: Attend Ohio Turfgrass Research Field Day Aug. 10 in Columbus COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The 2011 Ohio Turfgrass Research Field Day will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 10, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Ohio Turfgrass Foundation's (OTF) Research and Education Facility in Columbus. Siera Marth
05/20/2011 Media Advisory: U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur Joins OSU Extension Tomorrow (5/21) in Toledo to Kick Off EAB Awareness Week TOLEDO, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur will join OSU Extension educators and officials from various agencies to help kick off Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week tomorrow (5/21) at Pearson Metropark, just east of Toledo.
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
07/28/2011 A Gardener's Delight: Gateway Garden Jubilee is Aug. 6 in Springfield SPRINGFIELD, Ohio -- Saturday, Aug. 6 promises to be an information-packed, fun-filled day for gardening enthusiasts of all ages. Ohio State University Extension and the Master Gardeners of Clark County will hold their annual Gateway Garden Jubilee, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in Springfield. Siera Marth
01/09/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Polar Bear Question (for the Week of Jan. 6, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: The polar bears, remember? If the Arctic ice cap melts and shrinks, what will that do to them? Kurt Knebusch
04/20/2012 Scarlet and Gray Ag Day Partners with Mid-Ohio Foodbank to Inspire Hunger Heroes COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Micki Zartman Scarlet and Gray Ag Day, an educational awareness day for central Ohio elementary students hosted by Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, is teaming up with the Mid-Ohio Foodbank to help hungry families and inspire future hunger heroes. During the April 27 event, nearly 650 visiting fourth- and fifth-grade students will be packaging food to make “Kid-Packs,” which will be donated to Mid-Ohio Foodbank for distribution. Caroline Weihl
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
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
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
04/03/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Worm Do Do Doo, Worm Da Da Da (for the Week of April 6, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What's the stuff that comes out of the back end of a worm called? Kurt Knebusch
10/19/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Turkey Beard? Weird! (for the Week of Oct. 19, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Did you know that turkeys have beards? Kurt Knebusch

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