Assessing Wheat Crop Grain Versus Forage Economics
Bruce Clevenger, Farm Management Field Specialist and Jason Hartschuh, Dairy Management and Precision Livestock Field Specialist, Ohio State University Extension Ohio’s soft red winter wheat is vulnerable to stresses by the weather and soil conditions dur ...
VOLUME 25: ISSUE 2
Garden Tip and Tricks So In-Soil and Raised Beds Get A Good Start
Spring is finally here (well, kinda of). The first day of Spring is past us and the outside temperature is slowly warming up! It almost time to start planting our vegetable gardens for the year. If you are new to gardening, I’ve listed some tips and tric ...
National Nutrition Month Turns 50. How Would You Fare On MyPlate Test?
Make good choices. It’s a favorite piece of advice teachers give their students. It also works well for deciding what foods we eat and how much exercise we fit into our schedule. National Nutrition Month, celebrated in March, stresses the importance of a ...
National Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Week
Twenty-five years ago Lyn Fisher and Martha Beck had a dream to establish a program to train gardening enthusiasts in research-based gardening techniques, then to use that knowledge to teach the general public. Lyn and Martha, had heard of such a program ...
Yellow Pie Plate Research Helps Families Resolve Heirloom Conflict
These last few weeks have been a treasure for me. I’ve had the privilege of working with my parents in cleaning out my grandparent’s home. Oh, there have been moments of “why did they keep this?” but then we’d find letters from Norway (written in Norwe ...
46 Gallons of Sap Makes 1 Gallon of Pancake Topper
Last weekend my family and I visited Malabar Farm located in Lucas, Ohio for their yearly maple syrup festival. This event takes you back in time to show you how they produced maple syrup centuries ago. You get to watch historical demonstrations, ride on ...
Wayne County 4-H Dairy Department Things To Consider Before Taking a Dairy Project Think about how much space is required to house a Dairy Heifer Calf or Dairy Cow. Do you have enough physical space and the proper shelter? Are you aware of feed costs an ...
Consider Using Tax Refund As A Safety net For Later In The Year
I was at a meeting recently where some interesting research was shared. In essence, Duke University and the company that makes a tax program reached out to more than 900,000 individuals concerning their tax refund. They included a motivational message o ...
Fruit Tree Workshop and DSU Banquet Dates and Info
Dairy Service Unit Banquet, Tree Fruit Workshop Please join us for an evening of food and fellowship as we acknowledge the dairy industry of Wayne and Ashland Counties. The evening highlights include award presentations for dairy management, dairy product ...