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08/14/2012 Three Honored for Long-Time Dedication and Commitment: Beuerlein, Gahn and Moser to be Inducted into Farm Science Review Hall of Fame LONDON, Ohio  – The Farm Science Review Hall of Fame will welcome its 23rd class of inductees at the Vice President’s Luncheon on September 18. Jim Beuerlein, Michael Gahn and Bobby Moser have been selected for induction because of their contributions to the success of the Farm Science Review. The 50th Farm Science Review is September 18-20 at the Molly Caren Agricultural Center in London, Ohio. Lindsay Bowman
08/29/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Your Home, Where Giant Buffalo Once Roamed (for the Week of Sept. 2, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: The mammoth. The mastodon. The saber-toother tiger. Where'd they live? Where'd they go? Kurt Knebusch
12/21/2006 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick (for the Week of Jan. 7, 2007): Warmer Winters, Sooner Weevils Q.: Dear Twig: How do scientists know there's global warming — global climate change — going on? Kurt Knebusch
06/21/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Part of the Pig (for the Week of June 21, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: OK, I'm curious. What's the part of the pig that pulled pork actually comes from? Kurt Knebusch
04/03/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Worm Do Do Doo, Worm Da Da Da (for the Week of April 6, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What's the stuff that comes out of the back end of a worm called? Kurt Knebusch
02/03/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Big Stink? Smell a Winner! (for the Week of Feb. 3, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What's the worst smell in the world? Kurt Knebusch
11/16/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Yellow Belly? Real, Funny (for the Week of Nov. 25, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: "Yellow-bellied sapsucker." Is that a real bird? Kurt Knebusch
08/09/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Why Katy Doesn't (for the Week of Aug. 12, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: I know how katydids make that sound. What does it mean when they do it then stop? Kurt Knebusch
03/02/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of March 3 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of March 3. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
02/16/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Ode to the Otolith (with Drums and Grunts) (for the Week of Feb. 25, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: My sister and my friend and I found "lucky stones" on a beach at Lake Erie. My aunt said they came from the ears of a fish. True? Kurt Knebusch
06/28/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Lucky Stones, Lucky Fish, Lucky Finder (for the Week of June 28, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: My sister and my friend and I found lucky stones on a beach at Lake Erie. My aunt said they came from the ears of a fish. True? Kurt Knebusch
09/29/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Run, Hamster, Run (for the Week of Oct. 5, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: My pet hamster runs in her wheel all the time. OK, not all the time, but a lot. At least at night. How far do you think she runs? Kurt Knebusch
10/14/2011 Have Questions on Exotic Tree Pests? OSU Extension Offers Free Program for Woodland Owners and Homeowners on Oct. 27 in Bryan (NW Ohio) BRYAN, Ohio -- Ohio State University Extension experts will offer landowners and homeowners an update on two of the most dangerous and talked-about invasive insect pests lurking in Ohio’s forests and landscapes: emerald ash borer (EAB) and Asian longhorned beetle (ALB). Mauricio Espinoza
02/23/2012 Fruit, Vegetable Safety Program Set for SE Ohio April 12 CHESTERHILL, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s Fruit and Vegetable Safety Team, in conjunction with the group Rural Action, will hold a Produce Safety Education Program for farmers on April 12 in southeast Ohio. Ashley Kulhanek
02/10/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dung Paper Comes Up Smelling Like Roses or At Least Not Like Partly Digested Roses (for the Week of Feb. 10, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: What's that paper made from elephant dung like? What about from buffalo chips Kurt Knebusch
11/16/2011 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Nov. 16 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Nov. 16. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
01/09/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Kilimanjaro Snow No Mo'? (for the Week of Jan. 14, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What does global warming have to do with the snows of Kilimanjaro? Kurt Knebusch
01/04/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Jan. 4 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Jan. 4. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
09/04/2012 J.M. Smucker Co. Commits $1M to Ohio State for Food Innovation Research, Scholarships COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The J.M. Smucker Company and Timothy P. Smucker of Orrville, Ohio, have committed $1 million to support ongoing research and student success at Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Bobby Moser
07/02/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Lightning and Birds (for the Week of July 5, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Do birds ever get hit by lightning? Kurt Knebusch
04/14/2011 Livestock Industry: May 2 Workshop in Columbus Tackles Ammonia, Nitrogen COLUMBUS, Ohio -- This year’s Ohio State University agricultural air quality workshop will focus on the challenges and opportunities facing livestock and poultry producers when it comes to ammonia emissions and their connection with nitrogen fertilizer. It will take place Monday, May 2, at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus. Mauricio Espinoza
11/16/2012 Ohio State Forestry Students to Hold Christmas Tree Sale Nov. 29-Dec. 2 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio State University’s Forestry Forum, a group for students interested in forestry as a career, will hold its annual public Christmas tree sale from Nov. 29 to Dec. 2 behind the university’s Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, in Columbus. Eric McConnell
04/13/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hedgehogs Got Milk? (for the Week of April 13, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Hedgehogs are lactose-intolerant. I read that in a book. How would anyone know that? 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
02/17/2008 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: E-cars Go! (for the Week of Feb. 17, 2008) Q. Dear Twig: Are electric cars really real? Kurt Knebusch
04/23/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Chub? What it is (for the Week of April 29, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: My friend went fishing and caught a chub. Chub? I don't even know what that is! 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
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
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
05/24/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Nurdle Beach (for the Week of May 24, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: So what about nurdles? Kurt Knebusch

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