Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: 'Rik!' Sting! Yow! (for the Week of July 22, 2007)
July 19, 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? It made sounds! "Rik-rik-rik!" Like that! A. Bullhead catfish indeed can make sounds. And ...
Chow Line: Whole grain products on the rise (for 3/16/08)
March 6, 2008 I read that only 7 percent of Americans eat three servings of whole grains a day. Is that accurate? That's actually a more difficult question to answer than you might think. A November 2007 report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture ...
Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Whole Lot of Nurdles Going On (for the Week of May 17, 2009)
May 17, 2009 Q. Dear Twig: Why are we talking about nurdles? A. Well, sometimes we spill them. Q. And? A. Well, there's a lot of them. Factories make something like 250 billion pounds of nurdles a year. (Remember, nurdles are plastic pellets. They ...
OARDC Farmer's Market Is Today (8/18)
August 18, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio — The OARDC Mid-week Farmer's Market takes place today (8/18) from 3-6 p.m. in the Fisher Auditorium parking lot at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), 1680 Madison Ave. Fresh local produce, ba ...
CD Weekly Wire- June 24, 2013
AD Update: The Time is Now for Multi-State Collaboration A couple of weeks ago the North Central CD program leaders spent a day discussing how we might better meet programming needs in the region. It was the first of three scheduled face-to-face conversat ...
A Taste of Science Tempts Buckeye Students
Ohio State's Department of Food Science and Technology, in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences, entices students to learn the science of food. From "Chocolate Science" to "Wine and Beer in Western Culture,&quo ...
CD Weekly Wire- June 17, 2013
AD Update: Summer Unit Meeting: Final Preparations Next week (Wednesday, June 26) the CD Unit will be meeting in Harrison County. Our day begins at 9:00 a.m. at the farm of Dick and Kaye Clay (on U.S. 22 about a mile east of the U.S. 22/S.R. 800 junction) ...
CD Weekly Wire- June 10, 2013
AD Update: Monthly Mileage Submission Requirements and Tips Being the start of June, last week was a busy time for mileage reimbursement requests for May. I worked up a short note on this topic for the ANR folks last week and realized it probably has some ...
CD Weekly Wire- June 3, 2013
AD Update: Interim Assignment: Opportunities and Challenges You may have noticed a note from Director Keith Smith last Friday, mentioning a new temporary assignment for me as Assistant Director, Agriculture and Natural Resources. This interim role is in ...
OSU Extension Supports Local Foods
Ohio State University Extension supports local food system development and sustainable agriculture. ...