Resources for 2009 H1N1 Information
April 30, 2009 It can be hard to sort through all the information about the 2009 H1N1 flu outbreak, also called the "swine flu." Here are some reliable resources from Ohio State University Extension, the Ohio Agricultural Research and Developmen ...
Sept. 2 OSU Organic Farming Field Day: Grains, Vegetables, Eco Design
August 18, 2010 WOOSTER, Ohio — A free public program on Thursday, Sept. 2, will feature Ohio State University's latest research on organic farming. The Organic Food and Farming Education and Research (OFFER) Program Field Day takes place from 1-5 ...
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 ...