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05/03/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Splash in Trash (for the Week of May 3, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What's going on with that big pile of trash in the ocean? Kurt Knebusch
11/21/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Boubou? Funny Bird Names (for the Week of Dec. 2, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What's a flying steamer duck? Why should we beware of it? [See last week.] Kurt Knebusch
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.
07/11/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of July 12 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of July 12. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
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
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
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
10/27/2011 Commercial Grape and Wine Workshop is Nov. 4 in Piketon PIKETON, Ohio -- Winemakers and commercial wine-grape growers looking for practical and essential skills in running a successful vineyard and winery are invited to attend a day-long workshop in Piketon on Friday, Nov. 4.  Julie Strawser-Moose
11/29/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Can the Grandma Not Get Run Over By the Reindeer? (for the Week of Dec. 9, 2007) Dear Twig: There's that song, "Grandma Got Run Over By a Reindeer." How fast would the grandma have to run to not get run over by the reindeer? 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
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
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
06/12/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of June 13 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of June 13. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
12/12/2012 Media Advisory: Ohio State Experts Available to Speak on Thousand Cankers Disease in Walnut Trees COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The following experts in Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences are available to speak with reporters about the first discovery in Ohio of the walnut twig beetle.  Kurt Knebusch
12/12/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Jingle Bells, Why Batman Smells (for the Week of Dec. 16, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: I have a question about the words that my sister and I sing to "Jingle Bells." Kurt Knebusch
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
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
03/29/2012 Safety Conference Teaches Emergency Management for Ohio Farm Markets and Agritainment Operations COLUMBUS, Ohio –When Mother Nature or natural disasters strike a u-pick operation, it’s important for farm operators to react fast and know how to handle the panic of visitors, says an Ohio State University Extension expert.  Dee Jepsen
08/19/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Septic Secrets! (for the Week of Aug. 19, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What goes on in a septic tank? Kurt Knebusch
04/24/2012 Have Questions? Ask an Extension Expert with New Online Tool COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohioans who have questions -- on everything from personal finance to agricultural enterprise budgets, from gardening to crop production, from nutrition to producing fruits and vegetables safely -- have a new way to find answers.
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
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
05/10/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Using Your Nurdle (for the Week of May 10, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: What's a nurdle? Kurt Knebusch
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
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
12/20/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Bumbles Bounce, Will Santa Float? (for the Week of Dec. 23, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Did you hear that the North Pole is melting? Kurt Knebusch
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
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
12/15/2006 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Horse Meat, Yay or Neigh? (for the Week of Dec. 31, 2006) Q. Dear Twig: Not that I want to do it myself, but what's the deal about people eating horse meat? Kurt Knebusch
04/24/2012 EcoErek to the Rescue: Denim Collection at the 2012 Scarlet and Gray Ag Day COLUMBUS, Ohio -- As part of his recycling initiative, 11-year-old "Eco" Erek Hansen will be collecting used denim at the 2012 Micki Zartman Scarlet and Gray Ag Day on Friday, April 27, on Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences campus. Stephanie Verhoff

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