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01/11/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Eagle Has Landed ... on a Monkey (for the Week of Jan. 11, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Is there really something called a monkey-eating eagle? Kurt Knebusch
06/28/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Lucky Stones, Lucky Fish, Lucky Finder (for the Week of June 28, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: My sister and my friend and I found lucky stones on a beach at Lake Erie. My aunt said they came from the ears of a fish. True? Kurt Knebusch
03/01/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Backyard Fruits That You Can Grow (for the Week of March 1, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: OK, here's another kiwifruit. So what did you mean, "more cool backyard fruits" last week? Kurt Knebusch
12/18/2012 Ohio Maple Days Set for Jan. 24-26 WOOSTER, Ohio -- This year’s Ohio Maple Days are set for Jan. 24 in Morrow County, Jan. 25 for Wayne and Holmes counties, and Jan. 26 in Geauga County. Gary Graham
11/06/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Nov. 7 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Nov. 7. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
09/29/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Run, Hamster, Run (for the Week of Oct. 5, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: My pet hamster runs in her wheel all the time. OK, not all the time, but a lot. At least at night. How far do you think she runs? Kurt Knebusch
11/16/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Yellow Belly? Real, Funny (for the Week of Nov. 25, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: "Yellow-bellied sapsucker." Is that a real bird? Kurt Knebusch
08/09/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Why Katy Doesn't (for the Week of Aug. 12, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: I know how katydids make that sound. What does it mean when they do it then stop? Kurt Knebusch
08/28/2012 Ohio State ATI Announces Dedication of New Beef Cattle Handling Facility WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Ohio State University Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) will dedicate its new beef cattle handling facility on Friday, Oct. 12, from 1-3 p.m., with remarks at 2 p.m. All members of the Ohio beef industry who are interested in seeing the facility and learning more about it are welcome to attend. Frances Whited
01/18/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: See Cow? No, Sea Cow (for the Week of Jan. 18, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What's a sea cow? 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
04/22/2011 Media Advisory: Arbor Day Celebration on Oval April 29 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Three newly planted yellow buckeye trees will be dedicated on Ohio State University's Oval outside of Mendenhall Lab on Arbor Day, April 29. Martha Filipic
05/10/2012 Taking the Registered Tax Return Preparer Test? Here Are 2 Ways to Get Ready COLUMBUS, Ohio -- OSU Extension and the OSU Income Tax School Program are offering two educational options to tax practitioners who are preparing to take the new Registered Tax Return Preparer competency test this year. David Marrison
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
05/14/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Someone Cut the Grass (for the Week of May 20, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Why does cut grass smell like it does? Kurt Knebusch
11/14/2000 Ohio State Experts on Emerald Ash Borer (Updated February 2007) WOOSTER, Ohio — Experts with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and Ohio State University Extension are available to speak with the media about emerald ash borer (EAB) — an invasive pest that is threatening to wipe out native ash trees and cause significant losses to the state's wood manufacturing, landscaping and nursery industries. Mauricio Espinoza
04/14/2011 Livestock Industry: May 2 Workshop in Columbus Tackles Ammonia, Nitrogen COLUMBUS, Ohio -- This year’s Ohio State University agricultural air quality workshop will focus on the challenges and opportunities facing livestock and poultry producers when it comes to ammonia emissions and their connection with nitrogen fertilizer. It will take place Monday, May 2, at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus. Mauricio Espinoza