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  1. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: When Raccoons Want Your Corn (for the Week of May 6, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-when-raccoons-want-your-corn-week-may-6-2007-0

    May 1, 2007 Q. Dear Twig: Every spring we plant sweet corn in our garden. And every summer, right ... a zap — all around the garden, or at least around the corn patch. Turn the charger on at dusk and off at ... dawn. If a raccoon tries to get into the garden, which it will normally do only at night, it touches the ...

  2. Family Fundamentals: Talk about stepfamily challenges early and often (for October 2006)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/family-fundamentals-talk-about-stepfamily-challenges-early-and-often-october-2006

    partly because of the "wicked stepmother" myth that permeates our culture, and partly because ... of a converse myth that suggests stepmothers and stepchildren should be able to form an instant ... on a disciplinary role too soon-- that can lead to disaster. Allow a strong, caring relationship to ...

  3. Ohio State Food, Ag, Env Calendar Listings as of April 5

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ohio-state-food-ag-env-calendar-listings-april-5

      Irrigating Urban Gardens,  9 a.m.-noon, Godman Guild, 303 E. 6th St., Columbus. Workshop on how to build ... Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison ... Science Show, 7-8 p.m., John Streeter Garden Amphitheater, Secrest Arboretum, Ohio Agricultural Research ...

  4. New Private Pesticide Applicator Training- Hancock County

    https://hancock.osu.edu/events/new-private-pesticide-applicator-training-hancock-county

    in advance as additional personal preparation and study time is recommended. Testing will be offered ... at this same location beginning at 1 p.m. This testing is facilitated by the Ohio Department of ... Agriculture and there are a limited number of seats so individuals are encouraged to register as soon as ...

  5. Quality Assurance & Good Sportsmanship Training- Hancock

    https://hancock.osu.edu/events/quality-assurance-good-sportsmanship-training-hancock

    County Agricultural Society (Hancock Co. Fair)- requires Good Sportsmanship Training for youth and ...

  6. Good morning, Baltimore! See orioles, more on Secrest bird walk

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/good-morning-baltimore-see-orioles-more-secrest-bird-walk

    Greater Mohican Audubon Society will lead the program, which is open to birdwatchers of all skill levels, ... including beginners.  Hours are 9-11 a.m. at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), ... arboretum’s  Garden of Roses of Legend and Romance, located right across the road from where the bird walk ...

  7. Media Advisory: Ohio State Experts Available to Speak on Thousand Cankers Disease in Walnut Trees

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/media-advisory-ohio-state-experts-available-speak-thousand-cankers-disease-walnut-trees

    Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences  are available to speak with reporters about the first ... Agriculture, which announced the discovery on Monday (12/10). Read the agencies’ press release at  ... involved with testing suspect walnut samples for TCD. Based in Columbus. 614-292-5006,  taylor.8@osu.edu. ...

  8. Treating Ash Trees Viable Option for Homeowners, Municipalities: Ohio State Experts

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/treating-ash-trees-viable-option-homeowners-municipalities-ohio-state-experts

    members of the Coalition for Urban Ash Tree Conservation-- a group of university researchers, municipal ... only choice they have,” said Herms, who has appointments with both the Ohio Agricultural Research and ... urban forests as much as possible. Valued for their shade, ash trees represent anywhere from 10 percent ...

  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

    people young and old, rural and urban can learn from and implement in their own gardens." Chadwick ... Learning Gardens, Maloney desires to take the beauty of the arboretum campus wide. Chadwick Arboretum is ... located on the grounds of the College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. "Of all the ...

  10. Hot, Hot... Not? Summer Walk in Secrest This Wednesday (7/27)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/hot-hot-not-summer-walk-secrest-wednesday-727

    Wednesday (7/27). He’ll lead a free  Summer Walk that starts at 10 a.m. “Things look different in the ... formation by trees such as crabapples; and, as encountered, any current pests and diseases that a gardener ... display gardens, ends at 11:30 a.m., before the heat of the day. It’s part of a seasonal series aimed at ...

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