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  1. From Teosinte to Quad Stacks: See the History of Corn at Farm Science Review 2011

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/teosinte-quad-stacks-see-history-corn-farm-science-review-2011

    “From teosinte on through to the most modern quad stack, we’ll talk about plant breeding and technology ... Extension experts will also discuss the development of modern farming practices perhaps equally responsible ... for rapid acceleration of agronomic productivity. “We talk about how farming practices have ...

  2. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Polar Bear Question (for the Week of Jan. 6, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-polar-bear-question-week-jan-6-2008-1

    called the Arctic Climate Impact Assessment. (We talked about it last week. See ... http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu/~news/story.php?id=4432.) Polar bears, which live in the wild only in the Arctic, need sea ice in summer to travel and hunt ... http://www.usgs.gov/newsroom/article.asp?ID=1773; and a Dec. 12, 2007, National Geographic News article by Seth Borenstein of the Associated Press ...

  3. Twitter Turns Idea into Fun Project for OSU Extension Educator

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/twitter-turns-idea-fun-project-osu-extension-educator

    the value of social media. For Andy Kleinschmidt, what started out as a Twitter comment from ... Twitter and his blog, interest grew. "We've had about 35 or 40 people so far buy a shirt. This ... folks have come forward to make a match. To date, about $400 has been donated to the youth ...

  4. Food Scientist Uses High Pressure to Keep Food Safe-- for a Long, Long Time

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/food-scientist-uses-high-pressure-keep-food-safe-long-long-time

    about high-pressure technology can review a fact sheet, "High Pressure Processing," available ... American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. Balasubramaniam will also speak on the topic at ... Technology Building, 2015 Fyffe Court in Columbus. "Most of the traditional products available in the ...

  5. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: About Arctic Shrinkage (for the Week of Dec. 30, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-about-arctic-shrinkage-week-dec-30-2007

    "well-recognized experts in their fields of study") came from 12 countries, including all of the Arctic ... respectively, of the College- is a weekly column for children about science, nature, farming and the ... environment. It's written at a 4th-grade reading level. For details, to ask Twig a question, and/or to ...

  6. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Any Reindeer Games? (for the Week of Nov. 30, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-any-reindeer-games-week-nov-30-2008

    children (ages 9+; 4th grade reading level) about science, nature, farming and the environment. Online at ... water, so to speak.-- Notes: The part from Mammalian Social Learning comes from the chapter titled ... made up, too. About This: "Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick" is a weekly feature for ...

  7. Chow Line: Apples really could keep doctor away (for 10/2/11)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-apples-really-could-keep-doctor-away-10211

    diameter apple (about 182 grams, or 6.5 ounces) has just 95 calories and gives you 4 grams of fiber-- about ... American Heart Association, brought more good news. The study found that a high intake of apples, pears and ... Nutrition experts recommend eating apples with their skin: Nearly half of an apple’s vitamin C is just below ...

  8. Last Chance to Register for NE Ohio Lawn Care Seminar: Event is June 16 in Wooster

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/last-chance-register-ne-ohio-lawn-care-seminar-event-june-16-wooster

    fee details and instructions, is available at http://go.osu.edu/DbG. The annual program, now in its ... pesticide law updates; and new equipment and technology demonstrations. Presenters include experts with ... recertification and other educational credits are available for those attending. OARDC and the Ohio Lawn Care ...

  9. Learn the Latest in Biofuel Crop Production at Farm Science Review 2011

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/learn-latest-biofuel-crop-production-farm-science-review-2011

    Corn Belt, and farmers can learn about the continuing evolutions in biofuels crop production at Ohio ... State University’s Farm Science Review, Sept. 20-22. Experts from OSU Extension’s Agronomic Crops Team ... planning production of miscanthus, a type of perennial grass, for biofuels applications. Extension experts ...

  10. Chow Line: Keep physically fit at any weight (9/21/12)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/chow-line-keep-physically-fit-any-weight-92112

    September 21, 2012 I’ve seen conflicting information about whether or not being obese is actually ... the study were just as healthy, metabolically speaking, as their normal-weight counterparts, and they ... pressure, cholesterol, triglycerides and fasting glucose levels. They also took a treadmill test that ...

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