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08/23/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: One Gene, Two Gene, Red Gene, Blue Gene ... OK, Maybe Orange (for the Week of Aug. 23, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What makes a tomato a certain color? Kurt Knebusch
09/21/2012 Crop Insurance, Risk Management to Shape Next Farm Bill: Ohio State Ag Economists LONDON, Ohio -- The soaring cost of crop insurance and the move away from direct payments to farmers in favor of risk-management measures will shape the future of the Farm Bill, according to Ohio State University agricultural economists who shared their perspectives with farmers and other attendees Sept. 18 on the inaugural day of the 50th Farm Science Review in London, Ohio. Mauricio Espinoza
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
06/14/2011 Better Hay, Increased Grazing: Learn How at Pasture Field Day June 25 in Piketon PIKETON, Ohio -- Cool, rainy weather this spring has negatively impacted hay fields and pastures in Ohio and nearby states, preventing new seedings of alfalfa and orchardgrass and leading to a possible reduction in pasture yield and quality in the summer. Mauricio Espinoza
03/12/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Does Tomato Juice Stop Skunk Stink? (for the Week of March 18, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Does tomato juice work to get rid of skunk stink? Kurt Knebusch
07/18/2014 OSU Extension offers Aquaculture Conference to Promote Fish Farming PIKETON, Ohio – People interested in learning business strategies to develop and maintain a healthy and sustainable fish farming operation can do so during a conference on aquaculture offered by a group of educators, including those from Ohio State University Extension. Julie Moose
11/30/2011 OARDC's Yebo Li Receives University Innovator Award WOOSTER, Ohio -- Yebo Li, a biosystems engineer with the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster, has received Ohio State University's 2011 Early Career Innovator of the Year Award for his work on the development and commercialization of bio-based energy and industrial products. Mauricio Espinoza
08/30/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Tomato Splatability (for the Week of Aug. 30, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Why do some tomatoes splat more when I throw them at my brother? Kurt Knebusch
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
04/18/2011 Media Advisory: OSU President Gee Unable to Attend Green Fair in Wooster Tomorrow WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University President Gordon Gee will not be attending tomorrow's Scarlet, Gray and Green Fair, to be held on the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), as well as other activities previously scheduled in the Wooster community. The cancellation is due to funeral arrangements for Andrew Sorensen, Ohio State's senior vice president for development, who died unexpectedly on April 17. Mauricio Espinoza
05/19/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Raven 'bout Crows (for the Week of May 18, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What's the difference between a crow and a raven? Kurt Knebusch
10/02/2012 Media Advisory: Tomorrow: Ohio State President Gee to Visit Mansfield Bio-foam Company Commercializing University Technology WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University President E. Gordon Gee and elected officials tomorrow (10/3) will tour a Mansfield company that manufactures an innovative source of renewable polyurethane foam, based on patented technology by the university’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC).   Mauricio Espinoza
01/27/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Manure, Write On! (for the Week of Jan. 27, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: I bet you didn't know this. I bet you didn't know that you can turn manure into paper. Kurt Knebusch
03/15/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Anti-skunk-spray Reek-remover! (for the Week of March 25, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: So tomato juice doesn't get rid of skunk stink. What does? My dog really smells! Kurt Knebusch
10/07/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Mountains Into Molehills (for the Week of Oct. 7, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Is "mountaintop removal" what it sounds like it is? Kurt Knebusch
12/20/2012 Donation Benefits Animal Science Graduate Students WOOSTER, Ohio -- A former faculty member of The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has established a new fund to support graduate students. Sarah Johnson
09/09/2011 Top 10 Things to See at This Year's Farm Science Review LONDON, Ohio -- Farmers will dream big at this year's Farm Science Review, which promises to offer visitors a number of new technologies and advantages to improve on-farm profits.  Melanie Wilt
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
10/02/2012 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
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
06/17/2011 Media Advisory: Ohio State Experts on Asian Longhorned Beetle; Hotline for SW Ohio Counties COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University experts are available to speak with reporters about the discovery in Ohio of Asian longhorned beetle (ALB), an exotic insects that kills maples and other trees, which was announced today (6/17) by the Ohio Department of Agriculture. Mauricio Espinoza
12/19/2012 Note to CFAES News Release Subscribers In the next day or two, our news releases will start arriving in your inbox from a new email address: "CFAES News" <CFAESnews@osu.edu>
01/10/2012 The Nuts and Bolts of Corn and Beans: Agronomy School Begins Jan. 16 in Mt. Vernon, Ohio MT. VERNON, Ohio -- Six Monday evenings in January and February will provide farmers and certified crop advisors (CCAs) with the most comprehensive, up-to-date crop production and agricultural technology information available today, just in time to begin planning another growing season. Mauricio Espinoza
08/25/2011 Northern Ohio Wheat Day to Address Research, Industry Issues Sept. 7 in Fostoria FOSTORIA, Ohio -- Farmers, seed dealers, fertilizer and chemical dealers, and members of the milling industry are invited to the Northern Ohio Wheat Day, which will take place Wednesday, Sept. 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the northwestern Ohio town of Fostoria and will include updates on university research and cultural issues impacting wheat production in the region. Mauricio Espinoza
05/27/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Polar Bears Threatened? (for the Week of May 25, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: We talked in class about polar bears. They just got listed as "threatened." What's it mean? Kurt Knebusch
08/13/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Don't Waste That Food Waste, or When Good Things Happen to Bad Doodles (for the Week of Aug. 17, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: OK, so what's a better thing to do with food waste — be it old fish tacos, be it stale Cheez Doodles, be it bags of muffin stumps — than bury it in a landfill? 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
04/02/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Do Skunks Spray Other Skunks? (for the Week of April 8, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: So ... do skunks ever spray each other? Kurt Knebusch
08/02/2011 Ohio State Trials Reveal Consumer Preference of New Ornamental Plants COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A rudbeckia as bright as the desert sun, a gerbera the color of tropical fruit and a begonia with striking reddish undertones are this year's favorite ornamental plants following consumer evaluations undertaken as part of Ohio State University's extensive annuals trials in Columbus.
05/29/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Tasmanian Devil in Devil of a Pickle (for the Week of June 1, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: We also talked in class about an animal called the Tasmanian devil. It's endangered. Why? Kurt Knebusch

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