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  1. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Chickens on the White House Lawn (for the Week of Feb. 1, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-chickens-white-house-lawn-week-feb-1-2009-1

    February 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?   A. Yes. If President Obama wants to raise chickens on the White House lawn, he can. Or his daugh ...

  2. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Chickens in Your Own Backyard (for the Week of Jan. 25, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-chickens-your-own-backyard-week-jan-25-2009-1

    January 25, 2009 Q. Dear Twig: Can I raise chickens in my backyard?   A: First ask your parents if you haven't already. Then check (maybe with your parents' help) the zoning laws where you live. Zoning laws tell people what they can and can' ...

  3. Sen. Brown, USDA Official Scuse Visit OARDC

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/sen-brown-usda-official-scuse-visit-oardc

    September 2, 2010 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 Wednesd ...

  4. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Carnivorous Chipmunks? (for the Week of June 7, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-carnivorous-chipmunks-week-june-7-2009-1

    June 7, 2009 Q. Dear Twig: Do chipmunks eat meat?   A. Yes. Sometimes. If by "meat" you mean parts of animals and by "animals" you mean them in general, including invertebrates. One study called "Food Habits of Chipmunks" fou ...

  5. OARDC Researchers Conduct First Genetic Study of Bedbugs, Find Possible Pesticide-Resistance Genes

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/oardc-researchers-conduct-first-genetic-study-bedbugs-find-possible-pesticide

    January 21, 2011 WOOSTER, Ohio-- Ohio State University entomologists have conducted the first genetic study of bedbugs, paving the road to the identification of potential genes associated with pesticide resistance and possible new control methods for the ...

  6. Ohio Legislators Tour OARDC; Learn About Renewable Fuel, Energy and Products Research

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-legislators-tour-oardc-learn-about-renewable-fuel-energy-and-products-research-1

    May 19, 2008 WOOSTER, Ohio — A group of Ohio legislators toured the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) May 12 to learn about ongoing research seeking to develop new sources of renewable energy, fuels and industrial products. Visitin ...

  7. New Test Simplifies Soil Quality Assessment

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-test-simplifies-soil-quality-assessment

    July 1, 2002 PIKETON, Ohio- Assessing soil organic matter for overall soil quality can now be done in an agricultural field, a greenhouse and even a homeowner's backyard garden. Ohio State University researchers have developed a method for measuring ...

  8. New Trick in Measuring Carbon Shows Conservation Tillage Value

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/new-trick-measuring-carbon-shows-conservation-tillage-value

    November 29, 2007 CINCINNATI, Ohio-- Carbon sequestration-- storing soil carbon using conservation tillage practices-- is a slow process that can take years to show results. But there is a way to measure soil carbon value more quickly.   Ohio State Univer ...

  9. Newly Named Chadwick Director Sees Arboretum as Campus Unifier

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/newly-named-chadwick-director-sees-arboretum-campus-unifier

    April 17, 2008 COLUMBUS, Ohio-- Ohio State University, with more than 400 buildings stretching across 1,700 acres in the heart of metro Columbus, prides itself in its diversity of educational experiences, public service and economic opportunities. But, am ...

  10. Nurseries Leading the Charge in Environmental Stewardship

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/nurseries-leading-charge-environmental-stewardship

    November 1, 2004 GALENA, Ohio — Housing development looms just on the other side of the fences of Acorn Farms, a 24-year-old wholesale container nursery that has seen crop fields and llama farms literally transformed overnight into the bustling urbanizati ...

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