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  1. Ginseng May Be a Lucrative Specialty Crop

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/ginseng-may-be-lucrative-specialty-crop

    Department of Agriculture's National Agroforestry Center, prices for wild simulated ginseng have risen ... Agroforestry Center, a projected nine-year budget for a half-acre of wild simulated ginseng comes to over ... a wooded area on the grounds of Ohio State University's South Centers at Piketon. But within three ...

  2. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Turkey Beard? Weird! (for the Week of Oct. 19, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-turkey-beard-weird-week-oct-19-2008-1

    or an owl, and live to a long-bearded age. Hens dig that. Gallopavically, Twig P.S. The wild ... turkey's scientific name: Meleagris gallopavo. Some hens have beards, too.-- Notes: In the wild, in wild ... shorter than the beards of wild turkeys in the wild. (Wild!) To learn just about everything you might ever ...

  3. 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

    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 ... http://news.nationalgeographic.com/news/2007/12/071212-AP-arctic-melt.html. "Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick," published by The Ohio State University College of ...

  4. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: 'Rik!' Sting! Yow! (for the Week of July 22, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-rik-sting-yow-week-july-22-2007

    http://firstaid.webmd.com/wilderness_catfish_sting_treatment_firstaid.htm. Sources included the University of Massachusetts Amherst, ... http://www.bio.umass.edu/biology/conn.river/catfish.html; Wisconsin Natural Resources, http://www.wnrmag.com/stories/2007/feb07/catfish.htm; and Cornell ... Development Center (OARDC) and Ohio State University Extension, both part of the College- is a weekly column ...

  5. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Turkey, Meet Godzilla (for the Week of Nov. 16, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-turkey-meet-godzilla-week-nov-16-2008-0

    aren't real, either. Rats.-- Notes: Assume that the giant turkey is a wild turkey. A wild turkey can fly ... all. Height of Godzilla: 167-267 feet (depending on year, movie). Height of normal, real, actual wild ... turkey: 30-40 inches. Sources: Ohio Department of Natural Resources, ...

  6. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Dude, Where's My Mammoth? (Hypotheses 3 and 4) (for the Week of Sept. 16, 2007)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-dude-wheres-my-mammoth-hypotheses-3-and-4-week-sept-16

    go extinct? A.: OK. Last week we looked at two of the four main ideas: the overkill hypothesis and ... the climate change hypothesis. (Go to http://www.ag.ohio-state.edu~news/story.php?id=4272 if you ... the American Museum of Natural History, ...

  7. Scarlet, Gray, Green Fair Seeks Sponsors; Feb. 15 Deadline

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/scarlet-gray-green-fair-seeks-sponsors-feb-15-deadline

    Wilderness Center (Scarlet);  and the Apple Creek Banking Co., the Commercial & Savings Bank, Lehman’s, ... Research and Development Center (OARDC) in Wooster. Becoming a financial sponsor of the event lets ...

  8. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Eagle Has Landed... on a Monkey (for the Week of Jan. 11, 2009)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-eagle-has-landed-monkey-week-jan-11-2009-0

    Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources lists the Philippine eagle as critically endangered. Fewer than ... live in. William Stolzenburg wrote a book called Where the Wild Things Were. It came out last year. It ... about science, nature, farming and the environment. Online at ...

  9. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: Hedgehogs Got Milk? (for the Week of April 13, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-hedgehogs-got-milk-week-april-13-2008

    abandoned wild baby hedgehogs; experts suggest giving them sheep's milk, goat's milk or soy-based ... bread and cow's milk to feed wild backyard hedgehogs (which don't live in North America, you ... Research and Development Center (OARDC) and Ohio State University Extension, the research and outreach ...

  10. Smart Stuff with Twig Walkingstick: The Tree They Make Pencils Out Of (for the Week of Sept. 14, 2008)

    https://news-archive.cfaes.ohio-state.edu/news-release/smart-stuff-twig-walkingstick-tree-they-make-pencils-out-week-sept-14-2008-1

    "That place you work at [the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, part of Ohio State ... cedars grow in the wild out West. But people plant them in other places, too. Writefully, Twig P.S. Find ... Secrest Arboretum is part of Ohio State's Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in ...

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