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07/29/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Giant Tomatoes (for the Week of July 29, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What's the biggest tomato ever? Kurt Knebusch
10/09/2012 OSU South Centers to Host Pumpkin Field Night OSU South Centers to Host Pumpkin Field Night Julie Moose
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
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
02/15/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Kiwis Can't Fly; Neither Can Kiwis (for the Week of Feb. 15, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: Where do kiwis come from? The fruit, not the bird. Kurt Knebusch
04/27/2011 Media Advisory: Chancellor Petro to Speak at OARDC Annual Conference Tomorrow (4/28) in Columbus COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio Board of Regents Chancellor Jim Petro will speak tomorrow (4/28) at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center’s (OARDC) annual conference, to be held at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, 2201 Fred Taylor Dr., on Ohio State University’s Columbus campus. Mauricio Espinoza
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
09/05/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dude, Where's My Mammoth? (Hypotheses 1 and 2) (for the Week of Sept. 9, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Why did those great big mammals in North America — sloths, mammoths, those guys — go extinct? Kurt Knebusch
01/18/2012 Spreading Manure on Frozen Ground Option for Producers, But Proper Application Crucial COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Saturated field conditions last fall and early this winter have made it difficult for livestock producers in Ohio and the Midwest to apply manure. As a result, most farmers are beginning to run out of manure storage room right now. Mauricio Espinoza
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
08/19/2011 Media Request Form for FSR Tickets and Parking Make your plans now to cover the 2011 Farm Science Review. Suzanne Steel
09/02/2011 Ohio State’s Dean of Food, Ag, Environment to Step Down COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The longest-tenured dean at The Ohio State University announced his transition plans today.  Suzanne Steel
05/09/2011 Ohio State's Wetlands Researcher Given Honor by Chinese University COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Professor William J. Mitsch, director of Ohio State University's Wilma H. Schiermeier Olentangy River Wetland Research Park, was presented with a Certificate for Concurrent Professorship at Nanjing Forestry University in Nanjing, China, on May 5. Li Zhang
02/22/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Cool Cold Kiwis (for the Week of Feb. 22, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: OK, here's your kiwifruit. So how can I grow my own kiwifruit? Kurt Knebusch
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
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
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
09/13/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dude, Where's My Mammoth? (Hypotheses 3 and 4) (for the Week of Sept. 16, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: Go on. What else might have made those great big Ice Age mammals go extinct? 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
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
03/01/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Backyard Fruits That You Can Grow (for the Week of March 1, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: OK, here's another kiwifruit. So what did you mean, "more cool backyard fruits" last week? 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
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
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
02/23/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of Feb. 17 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of Feb. 17. Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
09/27/2007 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dead Tree Standing (for the Week of Sept. 30, 2007) Q. Dear Twig: What good are dead trees? There's one in the woods behind our house. My dad says he won't cut it down. Kurt Knebusch
03/21/2011 Media Advisory: U.S. Rep. Renacci to Visit OARDC Tomorrow (3/22), Learn About Reconstruction, Economic Development Efforts WOOSTER, Ohio -- U.S. Rep. Jim Renacci (Ohio's 16th District) will visit the Wooster campus of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) tomorrow, March 22, at 10:30 a.m., to learn about post-tornado reconstruction efforts and projects related to economic development and food safety. Mauricio Espinoza
04/16/2012 Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of April 5 COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Here are upcoming events involving Ohio State's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences as of April 5: Kaitlyn Riemenschneider
03/08/2009 Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Homegrown Frugal Frugivorous Fruitfest! (for the Week of March 8, 2009) Q. Dear Twig: You asked this last week: "Why would you want to grow your own fruit?" You mentioned a good way to learn about it. Kurt Knebusch

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