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  1. Calendar of events

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/september-2021/calendar-events

    937-440-3945 or  bennett.709@osu.edu. This session will be held in person only. Oct. 2, 4-H Celebration of Youth: ... from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $7 in advance or $10 at the gate. Farm Science Review will feature ... agriculture-related products, manufacturers, suppliers, and distributors of farm types of machinery, fertilizers, ...

  2. Growing Rhubarb in the Home Garden

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-1631

    square foot of soil. Improve the soil’s organic matter by mixing in 3–4 inches of compost or composted ... growth. The tops are usually killed in the first heavy freeze in the fall, but the roots survive and ... Perpetual, and Valentine. Rhubarb varieties vary in color and the number of seed stalks produced. Some ...

  3. Nurturant Grandfathering: Let’s Get Involved

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5800

    found that there are an estimated 31 million grandfathers in the United States of America (Survey of ... recent decades toward a greater variety of nurturing behaviors, there has been an increased interest in ... term generativity to refer to a stage of human maturity in which adults develop “the interest in ...

  4. Northern House Mosquito

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/ent-89

    have one pair of wings covered in scales and a noticeable tube-like mouthpart called a proboscis. The ... severe allergic reaction in the skin of human and animal hosts, leaving a red and itchy welt near the ... sweat (McMeniman et al. 2014). Females of the Northern house mosquito lay eggs in clusters called rafts ...

  5. Hepatitis E: A Foodborne Zoonotic Threat in the U.S. and Abroad

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/as-20

    can acquire some strains of HEV from animals. HEV is endemic in many U.S. swine herds without ... breeder, and laying flocks.  Figure 1. In the United States, 6.5% of pigs at slaughter have the hepatitis ... at higher risk of severe disease. Finally, pregnant women in their third trimester are more ...

  6. Lawn Grass Cultivar Selection

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-4027

    Shady, wet, poorly drained areas, or regions of the lawn with poor soil, pH extremes, drought ... similarities in appearance, growth habitat, ability to compete, and the climatic adaptation of the cultivars ... available in bulk and there are often blend varieties or mixes of species based on the needs of the ...

  7. 4-H royalty at Ohio State

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/september-2021/4-h-royalty-ohio-state

    As part of TLC in 2019, Maddie took a position as the Vice President of Outreach. The culmination of ... This honor does not come easily, and Allman attributes much of her success to her 4-H experience. ... for Maddie, these are all things that she learned through her involvement in Ohio 4-H.  At age 8, ...

  8. Faces of Ohio

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/september-2021/faces-ohio

    a 4-H member in Fayette County for 12 years, where he took a wide range of projects from goats and ... happened in Washington, D.C. “In January 2013, my 4-H educator was one of the leaders of a trip to attend ... taught me many important lessons in life, and a lot of those lessons came from my mentors. People like ...

  9. Ohio 4-H Foundation: Making the best better!

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/september-2021/ohio-4-h-foundation-making-best-better

    Despite the many challenges this year, Ohio 4-H educators have offered a variety of innovative ... programs, thanks in part to support from the Ohio 4-H Foundation. Over the past 10 years, more than $1.6 ... activities, and promote 4-H. Here are just a few of the programs created for 4-H youth this year. Take the ...

  10. Alumni wanted: How to stay involved

    https://ohio4h.org/newsletter/ohio-4-h-highlights/september-2021/alumni-wanted-how-stay-involved

    you choose your school, what are you pursuing, what are you aspiring to do?) Interested in any of ... hands-on learning, meeting new friends, and making lots of memories. 4-H alumni often describe the program ... as one of the most influential parts of their childhood. You can help the youth of today and tomorrow ...

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