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05/04/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Mononga-how-la? (for the Week of May 4, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: "Monangaheely"? I don't get that either. Kurt Knebusch
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
01/16/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Who Else Needs the Arctic? (for the Week of Jan. 13, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What about other Arctic animals? If the ice cap melts, what will it mean to them? Kurt Knebusch
06/09/2011 Last Chance to Register for NE Ohio Lawn Care Seminar: Event is June 16 in Wooster WOOSTER, Ohio -- Registration is coming to a close for this year’s Northeast Ohio Lawn Care Seminar, which will be held Thursday, June 16, from 8 a.m.-2 p.m., at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) Wooster campus, 1680 Madison Ave. Mauricio Espinoza
12/07/2012 Media Advisory: OARDC in Wooster to Help Launch State's 100 Gbps Broadband Network Tuesday, Dec. 11 WOOSTER, Ohio -- Reporters are invited to the inauguration of Ohio's 100-Gigabit-per-second (Gbps) statewide broadband network, which will take place Tuesday, Dec. 11, at various university sites -- including the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC). Mauricio Espinoza
07/08/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Wet, Wild Fish Sounds (for the Week of July 8, 2007) Dear Twig: Can fish talk? Make sounds? Bloop? Bleep? Kurt Knebusch
01/17/2012 Feb. 20: How to Grow, Sell Safer Produce HOMERVILLE, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms takes place in northern Ohio on Feb. 20. Ashley Kulhanek
08/22/2011 MEDIA ADVISORY: Shirley Brooks-Jones Available for Interviews about 9/11 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As the nation prepares to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, one local woman looks forward to again sharing her own Sept. 11 tale of overwhelming generosity.   Martha Filipic
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
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
11/23/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Oh, Deer, Where's the Velvet? (for the Week of Nov. 23, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: The stuff that a deer rubs off of its antlers — the "velvet." What happens to it? My dad and I saw a rubbed tree but no velvet. Kurt Knebusch
10/20/2011 Bucking Hardwood Logs for Urban Tree Professionals: Sign Up for Nov. 15 Workshop in Bowling Green BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Urban foresters and other tree professionals will learn the best ways to utilize tree stems to their highest potential and find better markets at a one-day, hands-on workshop scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 15, in Bowling Green, northwest Ohio. Mauricio Espinoza
02/02/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: How to Stop Another Katrina (for the Week of Feb. 11, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Can what happened to New Orleans, the damage from Hurricane Katrina, happen again? If it can, what can we do to stop it? Kurt Knebusch
06/09/2011 Rain Barrels and Gardening: Attend Free Event this Sunday in Columbus COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Learn about rain barrels and their use in backyard gardening this Sunday, June 12, during a free educational program held at the Waterman Agriculture and Natural Resources Laboratory, 2490 Carmack Road, on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus.  Mauricio Espinoza
03/23/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Ranking Skunk Species (for the Week of April 1, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: You said there are several skunk species. How do they smell? The same? Different? Kurt Knebusch
08/16/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: All the Colors of the Tomatobow! (for the Week of Aug. 16, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: How many colors of tomatoes are there? Kurt Knebusch
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
02/27/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Great Big Squid Word (for the Week of March 4, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Did you hear about that super-huge squid? Kurt Knebusch
07/13/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: To Be in Clover (or Not to Bee) (for the Week of July 15, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: The lawn at my house has clover in it. Is that good or bad? 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
01/13/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Jan. 14 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Jan. 14. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
08/24/2011 In the Firewood Business? Join Ohio State Firewood Directory, Connect with Customers COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension is inviting all firewood dealers in the state to submit their contact information for inclusion in a comprehensive industry directory aimed at better connecting potential consumers with producers.
07/23/2012 President Gee Expresses Support for Ohio Farmers Concern about the drought currently gripping Ohio was apparent at Ohio State’s Molly Caren Agricultural Center, home of the annual Farm Science Review. Ohio State President E. Gordon Gee expressed his concern and support for Ohio farmers as he visited the farm today as part of the university’s annual Roads Scholars tour for new faculty. Amy Murray
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
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
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
04/22/2011 Soil Scientist Lal Named University Distinguished Professor, Ohio State’s Highest Honor COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Rattan Lal, a preeminent soil scientist in Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences (CFAES), has been designated as a Distinguished University Professor -- the highest faculty honor bestowed by the university upon individuals who have truly exceptional records in teaching, research and service. Mauricio Espinoza
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
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
05/07/2010 Board of Trustees’ Ag Committee Visits OARDC Campus The Ohio State University Board of Trustees' Agricultural Affairs Committee met in Wooster late last month (4/26). Committee members had a chance to learn about a variety of research programs and activities going on at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) and at the Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI). NULL