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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
07/31/2012 Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night August 7 FREMONT, Ohio -- Vegetable production will be the focus of Ohio State University's Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night Aug. 7 at the North Central Agricultural Research Station of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) .  Elizabeth (Betsy) Ludwig
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
05/08/2012 Webinar to Introduce Climate Change Communication Strategies COLUMBUS, Ohio – The Ohio State University Climate Change Outreach Team will host a webinar on climate change May 9, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. The webinar, “Framing Climate Change: Recent Research Trends on Communication Strategies & Public Opinion,” will also feature a discussion by Erik Nisbet, assistant professor of communication and political science at Ohio State. Jill Jentes Banicki
10/16/2012 Produce Safety Workshop Is Nov. 14 in Northeast Ohio CANFIELD, Ohio -- Ohio State’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team will hold a workshop on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms in Mahoning County. Ashley Kulhanek
06/06/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of June 6 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of June 6. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
12/07/2011 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Dec. 7 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Dec. 7. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
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
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
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
06/01/2011 Media Advisory: Unique Highway Tree Planting Project Kicks Off Tomorrow (6/2) in Gahanna COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Reporters are invited tomorrow (6/2) at 10 a.m. to the kickoff of “Greening the Highways” -- a binational project that seeks to increase the survival rate and environmental benefits of trees planted in urban areas in Ontario, Canada, and Ohio. The project's first tree planting in Ohio will take place in Gahanna, at the intersection of I-270 South and Hamilton Road.
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
11/11/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Smelt It (for the Week of Nov. 11, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Guess what my uncle eats. Smelt! Kurt Knebusch
06/06/2012 Media Advisory: Ohio State Biosafety Lab to Be Named after U.S. Rep. Ralph Regula Friday, June 8, in Wooster WOOSTER, Ohio -- The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center's Plant and Animal Agrosecurity Research Facility (PAAR) will be named after longtime U.S. Rep. Ralph Regula (Ohio's 16th District), at a ceremony this Friday, June 8, at 3:30 p.m. Regula has been a strong supporter of the facility. He retired from Congress in 2009. Mauricio Espinoza
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
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.
07/01/2011 Down-Under Digestive Microbes Could Help Lower Methane Gas From Livestock COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The discovery that a bacterial species in the Australian Tammar wallaby gut is responsible for keeping the animal’s methane emissions relatively low suggests a potential new strategy may exist to try to reduce methane emissions from livestock, according to a new study.
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
09/15/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Tree They Make Pencils Out Of (for the Week of Sept. 14, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What kind of wood do they make wood pencils out of? Kurt Knebusch
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
11/14/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Oo! Blue Turkeys! (for the Week of Nov. 18, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Are there really blue turkeys? Kurt Knebusch
02/15/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Stuck (or Not) on Porcupines (for the Week of Feb. 18, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Why don't porcupines stick to things? All those pointy quills and all ... Kurt Knebusch
01/18/2012 Spreading Manure on Frozen Ground Option for Producers, But Proper Application Crucial COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Saturated field conditions last fall and early this winter have made it difficult for livestock producers in Ohio and the Midwest to apply manure. As a result, most farmers are beginning to run out of manure storage room right now. Mauricio Espinoza
06/21/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Part of the Pig (for the Week of June 21, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: OK, I'm curious. What's the part of the pig that pulled pork actually comes from? Kurt Knebusch
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
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
08/05/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: What Katy Did (for the Week of Aug. 5, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: How do katydids make that sound? Kurt Knebusch
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
08/12/2011 Corn, Soybeans: Attend SW Ohio Field Day For Expert Advice Aug. 16 in Washington Court House WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio -- The Southwest Ohio Corn Growers and the Fayette County Agronomy Committee will hold their annual field day and test plot demonstrations on Tuesday, Aug. 16, from 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Fayette County Demonstration Farm just north of Washington Court House. Mauricio Espinoza

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