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01/17/2007 Organic Program Focuses on Cover Crops, Fertility WOOSTER, Ohio -- Farmers interested in learning more about organic crop and livestock production have the opportunity to attend an Ohio State University Extension tri-state organic IP video program. Candace Pollock Alan Sundermeier
08/04/2004 Cover Crop Options Increase for Growers VAN WERT, Ohio — Oilseed radish, a type of mustard plant originally developed for oil production, is finding another use in Ohio as a cover crop. Candace Pollock Alan Sundermeier
08/01/2011 Organic Soybean Pest Control: Tour Looks at New Research BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- The 2011 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series continues on Aug. 17 with a look at organic soybeans. New research on pest control is the focus, including the effects of planting date and the benefits of no-till rotations of rye and soybeans. Kurt Knebusch Alan Sundermeier
02/23/2012 Soybean Disease ID Workshop First of Several to be Held This Year CUSTAR, Ohio -- Ohio crop growers, seed company agronomists, retailers and other agriculture professionals will spend time up close and personal with diseased soybeans during a workshop held by Ohio State University experts. Tracy Turner Alan P. Sundermeier
06/12/2001 OARDC Site of Tree Climbing Event WOOSTER, Ohio - The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center campus will be the site of a tree climbing competition on June 16. Candace Pollock Alan Klonowski, Ken Cochran
06/06/2001 New Nutrition, Food Safety Institute to be Developed at OSU COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State University researchers are joining forces to create a one-of-a-kind research institute addressing nutrition and food safety from the farm to the plate. Candace Pollock Ahmed Yousef, Tammy Bray
08/20/2008 Food Scientist Honored with Designated Professorship COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A substantial gift to the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences has created a designated professorship to honor a faculty member for his extensive research in food safety. Martha Filipic Ahmed Yousef
08/27/2010 Chow Line: Recalled or not, handle eggs safely (for 9/5/10) I'm curious about how the inside of eggs could become contaminated with bacteria. Is this something new? Martha Filipic Ahmed Yousef, Jennifer Perry
07/19/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: 'Rik!' Sting! Yow! (for the Week of July 22, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: You said some fish make sounds. Well, last night my dad took me fishing. I caught a bullhead catfish. And you know what it did? ... Kurt Knebusch
03/23/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hypothetical Groundhog/Whistlepig Food-snarfing and/or Projectile-projecting (for the Week of March 23, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: If, in fact, a Marmota monax could ingest and/or lob the secondary xylem of trees and shrubs, how much of the secondary xylem of trees and shrubs could a Marmota monax, in fact, ingest and/or lob? Kurt Knebusch
05/11/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Eating (Low-fat, High-carb) (Gag) Slugs (for the Week of May 11, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What eats slugs? Do you eat slugs? I don't eat slugs. Kurt Knebusch
06/13/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Food Trash and Climate Change, or Don't Flump Muffin Stumps in Dumps (for the Week of June 15, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Where do the burnt black French fries that I throw out at a restaurant go? Kurt Knebusch
03/02/2011 See Our New Website, extension.osu.edu/news-releases Please see our new web news release web site at http://extension.osu.edu/news-releases. NULL
05/17/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Whole Lot of Nurdles Going On (for the Week of May 17, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Why are we talking about nurdles? Kurt Knebusch
04/30/2009 Resources for 2009 H1N1 Information It can be hard to sort through all the information about the 2009 H1N1 flu outbreak, also called the "swine flu." Here are some reliable resources from Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, and other university, state and national organizations that may help answer your questions. NULL
07/06/2012 Chow Line: Now is a great time to try fresh herbs (7/6/12) Last week, I used fresh dill weed in a recipe for the first time and was surprised how mild it was -- very different from from the dried dill I normally use. I want to try using more fresh herbs. Any ideas on where I should start? Martha Filipic
11/02/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Osage Orange You Glad to See One? (for the Week of Nov. 2, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Did you find any Osage oranges? Kurt Knebusch
02/23/2012 April 27 in Wooster: Produce Safety Program for Farmers WOOSTER, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms takes place April 27 at OARDC in Wooster. Ashley Kulhanek
05/24/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Bee Good! But Why? (for the Week of June 3, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Alright, I'll ask. How do native bees help us? Kurt Knebusch
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
02/24/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: E-cars Cleaner, Cheaper? (for the Week of Feb. 24, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What about the electricity you need to charge an electric car? Doesn't that make pollution and cost money, too? Kurt Knebusch
06/18/2006 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Bio-who-ia? (for the Week of June 18, 2006) Q. Dear Twig: OK, I'll bite. What's bio ... bio ... phlablahblah? [See last week.] Kurt Knebusch
01/04/2011 Focus on Food Safety, Current Issues at OPGMA Congress, Jan. 17-19 SANDUSKY, Ohio -- "Your Recipe for Success" is the theme for this year's Ohio Produce Growers and Marketers Association Congress, Jan. 17-19 at the Kalahari Resort and Convention Center in Sandusky, Ohio. The registration deadline is Jan. 7 and is available online at http://www.opgma.org/. Martha Filipic
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
09/14/2011 MEDIA ADVISORY: OARDC to Dedicate First-in-Ohio Ag Safety Lab Sept. 16 in Wooster WOOSTER, Ohio -- Ohio State University's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) will unveil this Friday, Sept. 16 a unique, highly secure bio-containment building for the study of infectious diseases of plants and animals that threaten Ohio’s $90-plus billion agricultural industry. Mauricio Espinoza
08/05/2011 Piketon Field Night Aug. 11 Includes Pumpkin Pollination, Drip Irrigation, Small Fruit, Tomatoes PIKETON, Ohio – The Annual Horticulture Field Night will be held Thursday, Aug. 11, at Ohio State University's South Centers in Piketon. Registration begins at 5 p.m. with the program starting at 6 p.m. The cost to attend is $10 per person, which includes dinner. Julie Strawser-Moose
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
03/02/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: New Fuels? Cool! (for the Week of March 2, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: You talked about electric cars. What other ways can you run a car? Kurt Knebusch
06/06/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Build Your Own Bee House (for the Week of June 10, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: How can I build a house for native bees? You mentioned it last week. 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

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