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08/09/2012 Five Ohio State Faculty Members Recognized by American Phytopathological Society COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Five faculty members of Ohio State University's Department of Plant Pathology are being recognized this week at the annual meeting of the American Phytopathological Society (APS) in Providence, R.I. Martha Filipic
07/27/2011 Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night is Aug. 3 in Fremont FREMONT, Ohio -- Healthy tomatoes and hot peppers are on the menu for this year's Northern Ohio Vegetable Crops Field Night, which will be held Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the North Central Agricultural Research Station near Fremont. Siera Marth
06/22/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Tire Taters! (for the Week of June 24, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: My friend's dad is growing potatoes in old car tires. Why? How? Kurt Knebusch
05/31/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: All I Got Was a Bellyache (for the Week of May 31, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What does that mean, "Blech, nurdley"? 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
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
11/09/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Oy, One More on Osage Oranges (for the Week of Nov. 9, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: All right, I'll ask. What eats Osage oranges? Kurt Knebusch
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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
09/24/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Mammoth Effort (for the Week of Sept. 23, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What did you mean, ‘Bring back the mammoth'? Is someone going to bring back a mammoth? Kurt Knebusch
03/05/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Non-maple Tree Syrup (for the Week of March 11, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: I know maple syrup comes from maple tree sap. What other trees can you use to make syrup? Kurt Knebusch
08/27/2012 Media Advisory: Ohio State's Board of Trustees Meets in Wooster Aug. 29; Campus Reconstruction Announcement to Be Made WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Board of Trustees will meet on the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) this Wednesday, Aug. 29. An announcement about campus reconstruction will be made at this meeting. Mauricio Espinoza
09/21/2012 Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for Cleveland Oct. 3 CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms will take place from 6-9 p.m. on Oct. 3 at the Urban Community School, 4909 Lorain Ave., in Cleveland. Ashley Kulhanek
01/25/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Chickens in Your Own Backyard (for the Week of Jan. 25, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Can I raise chickens in my backyard? 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
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.
04/20/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Susque-whatta? (Plus a New Reader Contest!) (for the Week of April 20, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: "Susquehanna." Now that's a beautiful word. Kurt Knebusch
01/19/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hey, Bu'b! Save Dough! Cut Gas! (for the Week of Jan. 21, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What's with the curlicue light bulbs? Kurt Knebusch
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
07/26/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Big Z's (for the Week of July 26, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What's the biggest zucchini in the world? Kurt Knebusch
06/14/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Pull of the Pork (for the Week of June 14, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Why do they call it pulled pork? Kurt Knebusch
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.
02/01/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Chickens on the White House Lawn (for the Week of Feb. 1, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: You said I can maybe raise chickens in my own backyard. What about the President? Can he raise chickens in his backyard, too? Kurt Knebusch
10/19/2011 A Growing Industry: Be Part of It at Renewable Energy Workshop Nov. 10 in Wooster WOOSTER, Ohio -- Companies, farmers, and university and private researchers will converge in Wooster on Thursday, Nov. 10, to show the growth of Ohio’s renewable energy and products sector and explore new opportunities within this promising green industry. And they want you to be a part of it. Mauricio Espinoza
07/10/2012 Composting Industry Tour Set for Aug. 23 in NW Ohio: How to Handle 1,300 Tons of Leaves, 35 Million Pounds of Food Scraps, More BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Two innovative, large-scale composting facilities in northwest Ohio will be the focus when Composting in Ohio 2012: A Tour of the Industry takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Aug. 23. Mary Wicks
11/16/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Turkey, Meet Godzilla (for the Week of Nov. 16, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Who would win a fight between Godzilla and a turkey? A really big turkey. As big as Godzilla. Kurt Knebusch
01/24/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Blargh of the Albatross (for the Week of Jan. 28, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: This one time, at science camp, an albatross (albatross!) threw up on my aunt. Kurt Knebusch
07/01/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: People-sized Penguins (for the Week of July 1, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Did you hear about the giant penguin? 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
08/09/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hawk Makes a Splash (for the Week of Aug. 9, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: I saw a big hawk in my grandmother's bird bath. Kurt Knebusch