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  1. Rain, Rain, Go Away, Right On Down the Ditch and Drain

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/rain-rain-go-away-righto-down-ditch-and-drain

    table in the soil, or right above saturated soil. This of course depends on soil type, with some soils ... living in the soil of the second stage decrease water nitrates through denitrification and increase ... I talked with reported no less than 2 inches of rain in a day of torrential downpours. For a 10-acre farm, ...

  2. (Backyard) Bird is the Word- Raise Your Own Little Chicks

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    interest in backyard poultry flocks. Quite frankly, I am a huge fan of the gig – fresh eggs, roaster ... chicken (if meat birds are your thing), and of course, colorful birds plucking around the coop or yard. In ... you’d have to check with the city or township to make sure having a couple of chickens is allowable in ...

  3. Crop Scouting Update

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    when 50% of the stand is damaged. Some Northern corn leaf blight has also been found in corn. It is ... corn borer damage in sweet corn is more concerning than in field corn due to the relative value of each ... major insect pest that we will be looking for the rest of the hay season. So far, in the fields that we ...

  4. Packing School Lunches for Picky Eaters

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    The start of the next school year is just around the corner, which means figuring out the routine ... all over again. One piece of that routine might include packing lunches, which can feel like a hassle ... and avoid. Try to get every food group in a healthy packed lunch. The food groups are vegetables, ...

  5. Japanese Beetles- Little Beetles with Big Appetites

    https://wayne.osu.edu/news/japanese-beetles-little-beetles-big-appetites

    At any rate, expect to see increasing numbers of Japanese beetles in the landscape over the next ... label directions.  Outside of the home gardens and flowerbeds, Japanese beetles are also a major pest in ... agronomic and horticultural crop production. In soybeans, it is important to scout flowering soybean fields ...

  6. Upcoming Ag Events

    https://wayne.osu.edu/program-areas/agriculture-and-natural-resources/upcoming-ag-events

    College” is coming to Wayne County! Are you interested in learning how to make the most of a few acres? If ... 2:30 PM RSVP at morrow.ofbf.org or 419-747-7488 by July 31, 2021   Composting in Ohio and Beyond: ... A virtual tour of the industry Wednesday, August 25 | 9:00 am-noon (EDT) Join us for a free virtual tour of ...

  7. Easy Home Food Preservation

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    cover with 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil or water and freeze. Once frozen, the herbs can be stored in ... a freezer container or bag and placed back in the freezer. Push excess air out of the bag to avoid freezer ... Interested in preserving foods at home but don’t know where to start? You might be surprised to ...

  8. Laundry Tips and Myths

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    clothes in the hamper pile up until it’s overflowing then groan at the thought of having to fold it all ... way in which they were dyed, yet dyes can transfer from one piece of clothing to another so it’s ... might be hiding in our clothing like dead skin cells, oils from skin, as well as food and dirt, which ...

  9. Teaching Gardens @ Miami County Fairgrounds

    https://miami.osu.edu/program-areas/master-gardener-volunteers/teaching-gardens-miami-county-fairgrounds-0

    [Insert rendering of gardens] Click on the links below for a complete list of plants and growing ... were re-designed in 2021 by the Miami County Master Gardener Volunteers. ...

  10. Making Time for Family Vacations

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    clear and details for projects in place.  At home, there’s always the list of what’s needed for the ... it’s fun for everyone.  The planning is part of the joy in the journey- watch movies of sites you’d ... shoes.  Pre-paying for some of the trip can assist in spreading out the cost and enjoying it while you are ...

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